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.


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 authored more than a dozen books on the air transport industry and been honored with several journalism awards including the several books on the histories of Airbus, Boeing and other airframe manufacturers.





Airlines Praise Airbus A320neo Performance, But Engine Issues Remain  29
Operators are impressed by the fuel savings achieved a year after entering service. But the PW1100G engine is still causing problems, and fixes are pending.
Rocket Lab Sets Up For Production Boost  30
Space start-up Rocket Lab is accelerating series production of rocket engines and avionics for its Electron launch vehicle at a newly opened facility in California.
Airbus, Pratt Scramble To Fix A320neo In-Service Issues  15
The two manufacturers are trying to quickly eliminate root causes of a rash of engine replacements in the A320neo fleets of IndiGo and Go Air.
Boeing Steps Up 737-10X Market Push  43

As Boeing continues to refine the configuration of the proposed 737-10X, the company confirms it has begun making firm offers to customers for the final stretch of the MAX family.

PW1100G Issues Spur Airbus, Indian Aviation Authority Action 

FRANKFURT—Airbus and Pratt & Whitney are trying to tackle the root causes for an unusually high number of engine replacements in the Airbus A320neo fleets operating with Indian airlines Indigo and Go Air.

Pictures: Lockheed Martin RQ-170 Sentinel Sighting In California 25
New photos of the still classified U.S. Air Force’s Lockheed Martin RQ-170 Sentinel reconnaissance unmanned air vehicle have emerged from Vandenberg AFB, California.
World View Enterprises: Era Of Stratospheric Exploitation Underway  4
Human-rated and sensor-carrying stratospheric balloon flight development picks up pace.
New Virgin Orbit Formed To Lead SmallSat Launch Vehicle  19
Virgin is forming a dedicated new company, Virgin Orbit, to spearhead the development, testing and operation of its LauncherOne low-cost smallsat launch vehicle.
L3 Completing 747-400 Air-launch Mods For Virgin Orbit 
Modification of an ex-Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747-400 airliner to carry and launch Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne is well underway in Waco, Texas.
Supplier Changes Let Boeing Reap $1 Billion In Savings  2
The supply-chain changes are the result of a rigorous category-by-category parts review process.
Hybrid Wing Body Emerges As Potential C-130 Successor  20
Lockheed Martin broadens HWB possibilities as design focuses on bid for NASA X-plane demonstrator
Boeing 737NG assembly line in Renton, Washington.
Boeing Trims 737/777 Supply Base 
As the latest part of Boeing’s top-to-bottom supply chain shakeup, the manufacturer is to bring production of 737 and 777 flap-actuation systems in house.
World View Sets Up For First Spaceport Tucson Launch 
Stratospheric balloon and flight exploration company World View is targeting the start of unmanned launches from Spaceport Tucson here before midyear as it continues to develop the capability for human-rated, edge-of-space passenger flights.
Boeing Trims 737 & 777 Supply Base, Planning UK Fabrication Line  18
As the latest part of Boeing's top-to-bottom supply chain shake-up, the manufacturer is to bring production of 737 and 777 flap actuation systems in-house.
Boeing Considers Next Midmarket Moves As Airbus Watches  72
In a giant game of aviation chess, the pieces that will determine the battle for the middle-of-the-market sector next decade are already in play.