Graham Warwick

Graham
Warwick
Technology Managing Editor,
Aviation Week & Space Technology

Graham leads Aviation Week's coverage of technology, focusing on engineering and technology across the aerospace industry, with a special focus on identifying technologies of strategic importance to aviation, aerospace and defense. 

Born and educated in Scotland, he graduated in aeronautical engineering and worked in advanced design at Hawker Siddeley Aviation in the U.K. before becoming an aerospace journalist. Before joining Aviation Week in April 2008, he spent almost 30 years with weekly aerospace news magazine Flight International, most recently as Americas Editor based in the U.S. 

Graham is a winner of the Decade of Excellence award for aviation journalism, and a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. He was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2018 Aerospace Media Awards.

In 2013 the Jesse H. Neal award for Best Technical Content was awarded to Graham Warwick and Guy Norris for their Advanced Propulsion feature.

Articles

UTC To Fly Hybrid-Electric Propulsion X-Plane In 2022 
United Technologies Corp. (UTC) is modifying a Bombardier Dash 8 Q100 regional aircraft into a hybrid-electric flight demonstrator.
Seaplane Airline To Convert Fleet To Electric Propulsion 
Harbour Air, North America’s largest seaplane airline, has partnered with motor developer MagniX to convert its fleet to electric propulsion.
Seaplane Airline To Convert Fleet To Electric Propulsion 
Harbour Air, North America’s largest seaplane airline, has partnered with motor developer MagniX to convert its fleet to electric propulsion.
UTC’s Dash 8 Hybrid-Electric X-Plane Targets Commercial Market 
UTC’s new advanced-projects organization takes on its first challenge: hybridize a Dash 8 regional airline and create a retrofit market.
Are Seaplanes Electric? Harbour Air Thinks So  1
North America’s largest seaplane airline partners with startup MagniX to convert its fleet to electric propulsion.
GoFly Prize Picks eVTOL Personal Fliers, Heads Toward Flyoff 
Boeing-sponsored GoFly Prize names five winners in the second, prototyping phase.
Harbour Air To Convert Seaplane Fleet To Electric Propulsion 
North America’s largest seaplane airline partners with startup MagniX to convert its fleet to electric propulsion.
Bell Partners With Rolls On V-280 & V-247 Propulsion 
Traditionally, the development of new engines comes ahead of that for new airframes, but the U.S. Army has taken a different approach.
The Week In Technology, March 25-29, 2019  1
Comac tests fuel-cell power; DLR to capture rockets in flight; Fluidic flight control; DARPA’s “Disruptioneering”; UAM in Austria.
Germany’s DLR To Demo In-Air Rocket Capture 
Reusability for SpaceX means bringing the first stage of its Falcon 9 launch vehicle back to a vertical landing on land or a ship at sea. For Europe, it could mean capturing the rocket stage while it is still in flight.
DARPA’s ‘Disruptioneering’ Approach To Rapid Projects 
Citing the accelerating pace of discovery in science and technology, DARPA is launching a new approach to rapid projects.
BAE Develops Automated Decision Support for Air Battle Planners 
BAE Systems is testing a software program for the U.S. Air Force to effectively distribute air battle planning and monitoring, and projections for the outcome, under a DARPA program.
Sikorsky-Boeing Defiant Makes Delayed First Flight 
Sikorsky and Boeing accomplished the delayed first flight of the SB-1 Defiant high-speed helicopter on March 21 at West Palm Beach, Florida.
Unmanned Cargo Glider Extends Aerial Delivery Standoff  1
Startup Logistics Gliders is flight-testing a disposable cargo-delivery aircraft for DARPA and the U.S. Marine Corps.
DARPA Wants To Assemble, Demo Nuclear Rocket in Orbit  12
DARPA plans to demonstrate a nuclear thermal propulsion (NTP) system that can be assembled on orbit to expand U.S. operating presence in cislunar space.

Comments

NASA Aero Funding Raises Questions About Future X-planes
March 13, 2019

Read the story. It clearly says the concern is with funding available for future X-planes, not the existing X-57 and X-59 programs. Future means yet to come, the X-57 and X-59...

Boeing Refines Truss-Braced-Wing Airliner Concept
February 1, 2019

The hinges are outboard, the legs retract into the horizontal part where the strut meets the fuselage and the wheels are housed in the fuselage.

Research Suggests A320 Mission Difficult for Distributed Hybrid-Electric
January 29, 2019

No multiple gearboxes. In Rolls-Royce's Electrically Variable Engine concept, the motor/generator is integrated with the shaft driving the power gearbox that drives the fan....

Single-person Multicopter Touted As Soldier Transport
December 13, 2018

Their answer is they can use eight motors if redundancy is required - which I am pretty sure would be for manned operation

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