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.


Relativity Steps Up Additive Capability For Printed Rocket Project 
Space startup develops larger follow-on 3D metal printer to augment its “Stargate” device.
Stratolaunch Unveils Launch Family Plan Details  1
Stratolaunch Systems has unveiled details of the vehicles it is developing for deployment from the very large carrier aircraft in the final stages of preflight testing.
Podcast: The Leading Edge of Electric Propulsion, Hypersonics
What's the commercial viability of hybrid-electric aircraft? Listen in as Aviation Week editors discuss electric propulsion and the Pentagon’s new zeal for hypersonics.
First U.S. Air Force Rapid Response Hypersonic Weapon: AGM-183A 
Tactical boost glide hypersonic developments accelerate as Pentagon ponders space-based surveillance and warning system.
Tests Clear Osprey For COD Role 
USN test pilots have successfully demonstrated MV-22 operations from the flight deck of a carrier at heavier weights than those permitted for the aging C-2A.
Boeing Readying KC-46A For Initial Operational Test And Evaluation 
Boeing is preparing the KC-46A tanker for the start of initial operational test and evaluation (IOT&E) in 2019.
Stratolaunch Inches Closer To First Flight  8
Stratolaunch Systems rolled out its giant twin-fuselage, air-launch rocket carrier aircraft in California for more preflight tests on Aug 3.
Boeing Battles 737 Production Challenges As Delivery Delays Loom 
Boeing is storing up to 40 unfinished aircraft on a taxiway at Renton, Washington, airport, which puts limits on Runway 16/34.
Horizon Air Q400 Crashes After Being Stolen By Airline Employee 2
A Horizon Air Bombardier Q400 turboprop crashed near Tacoma, Washington, around 1.5 hr after it was stolen by an airline employee.
Boeing Warns Of 737 Delivery Delays  1
Cumulative problems with late and incomplete fuselages, a shortage of skilled mechanics and the late arrival of CFM engines are continuing to cause production problems for Boeing’s 737, deliveries of which are not expected to recover until the end of the year, the company said.
Lockheed Hypersonic Missile Unveiled As AGM-183A 
The Pentagon has awarded Lockheed Martin a contract for the Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW), now designated the AGM-183A hypersonic missile.
Relativity’s Rocket Plans Get 3D-Printing Boost 
Low-cost launch start-up company Relativity Space plans to accelerate development of its Terran 1 small satellite mid-size launch vehicle by introducing an even larger 3D printer to augment its manufacture.
Noise And Emissions Are Central Issues For Resurgent Supersonics  3
Difficulty finding suitable engines is fueling pressure to set less stringent noise and emissions standards for supersonic aircraft.
Raytheon Wins Darpa Hypersonic Work 
Raytheon has been selected by Darpa to develop and test a Tactical Boost Glide (TBG) weapon.
Boeing Edges Airbus In Farnborough Order Spree 
The world’s commercial aircraft duopoly once again scored big at an otherwise lackluster Farnborough Airshow, with Airbus and Boeing announcing firm net orders and commitments for more than 960 aircraft, valued at $160 billion at list prices.
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