Guy Norris

Senior Editor, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Guy Norris

in From The Archives Mar 02, 2015

1969: The Concorde's Hopeful First Flight

On March 2, 1969, Aviation Week’s Donald Fink was on hand to witness the first flight of the supersonic Anglo-French Concorde in Toulouse, France....More
in On Space Feb 25, 2015

Inside The Roc's Lair

A rare glimpse of the world's largest aircraft under assembly in Mojave, California....More
in From The Archives Feb 06, 2015

707 Flight Testing – And Not Talking About Rolls (1956)

Our 1956 test pilot story goes into great detail about the overall impressive handling capabilities of the Boeing 707....More
in From The Archives Jan 29, 2015

Supersonic Scoop (1947)

Aviation Week scored one of the biggest aerospace scoops of the 20th century when on December 22, 1947, it revealed that the fabled sound barrier had....More
in From The Archives Jan 26, 2015

Boeing 777 -- Unveiling A Design Classic (1990)

No matter how you gauge the success of Boeing’s 777, whether in terms of sales, profitability, safety, versatility, longevity or derivatives, few can....More
in From The Archives Jan 16, 2015

727 And The Birth Of Boeing’s ‘Family’ Plan (1962)

The new look of Boeing’s three-engined 727 caused quite a stir when it was unveiled in November 1962, as Aviation Week noted in its extensive....More
in Ares Dec 22, 2014

Emergency Festive Bookshelf Ideas

Facing a last minute book idea emergency? If you are ready to scramble, here are a couple of last minute suggestions....More
in Ares Nov 25, 2014

Auto ACAS F-16 Training Day

Preparations for my Auto ACAS flight began the previous day with training and equipment fitting at Edwards AFB....More
in Ares Nov 25, 2014

Simulation Key Enabler For Auto ACAS Flight Testing

Simulation Key Enabler for Auto ACAS Flight Testing Designed to save aircraft from collision with just seconds to spare, Auto ACAS is meant to....More

1990: MD-11 Memories

KLM will operate three final farewell passenger flights of the MD-11 on Nov 11, an event that marks the end of the Dutch carrier’s 80-year....More

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