Guy Norris

Guy Norris
Senior Editor,
Aviation Week & Space Technology

Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, based in Los Angeles. Before joining Aviation Week in 2007, Guy was with Flight International, first as technical editor based in the U.K. and most recently as U.S. West Coast editor. Before joining Flight, he was London correspondent for Interavia, part of Jane's Information Group.

In 2013 the Jesse H. Neal award for Best Technical Content was awarded to Guy Norris and Graham Warwick for their Advanced Propulsion feature. He received the 2015 Lauren D. Lyman Award for outstanding achievement in aerospace communications. And in 2018 he was awarded Technology Writer of the Year by the judges of the Aerospace Media Awards.

Guy is also a multiple winner of the Royal Aeronautical Society Aerospace Journalist of the Year Award in the Air Transport, Propulsion and Systems/Technology categories, and in 2006 he received the Royal Aeronautical Society Decade of Excellence Award for sustained achievement in aerospace journalism.

Amongst other works Guy has authored the aerospace section of a science encyclopedia and co-authored, and produced an educational aviation CD-ROM. Guy has also authored more than a dozen books on the histories of Airbus, Boeing and other airframe manufacturers.

Articles

Skunk Works Building Bigger Fusion Reactor 
"The work we have done today verifies our models and shows that the physics we are talking about—the basis of what we are trying to do—is sound," Lockheed Martin Skunk Works VP and General Manager Jeff Babione says.
Virgin Orbit Confirms Role In UK Smallsat Constellation 
The news comes as Virgin Orbit nears the first powered test flight of its LauncherOne rocket.
Lockheed's Skunk Works Building Bigger Fusion Reactor  21
Lockheed Martin’s ambitious plans to develop a compact fusion reactor to provide clean nuclear energy remain on track according to the company and are set to move to the next stage with the completion this year of a scaled up, more powerful test reactor.
Virgin Orbit Confirms Launch Role In U.K. Artemis Space Push 
Virgin orbit, which is starting work on the sixth LauncherOne rocket, says its role in Artemis will be “to launch satellites built and operated by other team members, with the first launch coming as soon as late 2020.”
Safran Back To Square One In Bizav 
Textron Aviation’s decision to terminate its contract with Safran Aircraft Engines for the Cessna Citation Hemisphere program marks the end of Safran’s hopes to enter the business jet market any time soon. The 9,500- to 12,000-lb.-thrust Silvercrest turbofan program is now in limbo.
Textron Puts Hemisphere On Hold Blaming Silvercrest Issues 
Textron Aviation has suspended the Cessna Citation Hemisphere large-cabin business jet program citing continuing development issues with the aircraft’s Safran Silvercrest engine.
GE at 100: Taking Power to the Skies

GE Aviation has remained at the forefront of aerospace propulsion for much of its first century. We look at the major milestones in generations of turbojets, turbofans and turboshafts.

GE Aviation At 100: Milestone Engines And People  1
Over the past 100 years, GE Aviation has grown into a global leader in aerospace propulsion.
Sustainable Aviation And Electrics Top Paris Air Show Agenda 
Electric and hybrid-electric projects abound at Le Bourget as aerospace industry leaders commit to a sustainable future.
New Designs Vault Scramjets Into Lead In Hypersonic Race  5
After playing catch-up to boost-glide weapons, scramjets become a viable near-term option.
Boom Supersonic XB-1 Demo Flight Slides Into 2020 
PARIS—Supersonic airliner developer Boom has slipped first flight of the XB-1 high-speed demonstrator to 2020.
Lockheed Martin Floats Supersonic Airliner Concept 
The company believes its baseline design can economically operate on routes up to transpacific in length while simultaneously defeating the problems of sonic boom and airport noise that killed off the Concorde 16 years ago.
Lockheed Martin Floats Supersonic Airliner Concept 
Low-boom breakthrough means supersonic transport is ready for prime time, Lockheed Martin says.
Podcast: Highlights from the Paris Air Show
What did we see and what was missing at the Paris Air Show?  Listen in as our editors discuss the highs and lows from the biannual aerospace industry gathering at Le Bourget.
Paris Air Show 2019: Hypersonics, Electric Aviation and Tankers
Among the highlights at the biannual aerospace industry gathering at Le Bourget are Eviation's new all-electric aircraft, the arrival of Boeing's KC-46 and developments in hypersonics. Watch as Guy Norris and Steve Trimble discuss.
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