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.


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


Approach Noise Reductions Show Potential In Flight Tests 
NASA and JAXA flight tests show significant cuts in approach noise through treatments to reduce airframe acoustic emissions.
The Week in Technology, July 16-20, 2018 
BlackFly Fixed-Wing eVTOL; Loon and Wing Graduate; Airbus, Singapore Team on Drones; XQ-58A nears flights; Raytheon’s 100-kW laser.
A Look At How Boeing’s HorizonX Tests The Winds Of Disruption 
HorizonX enables Boeing to explore the risks and rewards of disruption and avoid the fate of older companies brought down by technology advances.
Alphabet’s Loon And Wing Projects Become Businesses 
Internet-broadcasting balloons and package-delivering drones are graduating as independent businesses from Alphabet X, the advanced projects arm of Google’s parent company.
Podcast: The Electrification of Air...And Space
The hot subject at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Propulsion & Energy conference was electrification—of aircraft, spacecraft and even the surface of the Moon.
Leader Spotlight: Leanne Caret, President, Boeing Defense, Space & Security 
View the Leader Spotlight: Leanne Caret, President, Boeing Defense, Space & Security document in PDF format.
Interview: Boeing CEO Opens His Playbook 
Dennis Muilenburg on Boeing’s vertical integration push, NMA, the U.S. trade dispute with China and technologies that are reenergizing aerospace.
AFRL’s Kratos XQ-58A UAS To Fly In Fall 
The U.S. Air Force’s low-cost unmanned strike aircraft demonstrator, the Kratos XQ-58A Valkyrie, is scheduled to fly this fall.
The Week In Technology, July 9-13, 2018 
Japan’s electric-aircraft consortium; AeroVironment on NASA’s Mars Helicopter; Japan’s private rocket fails; Hypersonic booster contract for Lockheed.
AeroVironment Pitches In On NASA’s Mars Helicopter 
AeroVironment is helping NASA’s JPL develop an autonomous helicopter that is planned to fly over the Red Planet during the Mars 2020 rover mission.
10 Technologies That Are Reshaping Aerospace  4
As the 2018 Farnborough Airshow showcases the latest and greatest in aviation and aerospace, we look at some of the technologies shaping the industry’s future.
Japan Forms Electric Aircraft Consortium 
JAXA and Japanese industry have formed a consortium to develop tech for electrifying aircraft and incubate initiatives to grow the country’s aviation sector.
Japan Forms Electric Aircraft Consortium 
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and industry has formed a consortium to develop technologies for electrifying aircraft and incubate initiatives to grow the country’s aviation sector.
Second Setback For Japanese Rocket Startup 
Interstellar Technologies is investigating the failure of its Momo suborbital sounding rocket, which blew up immediately after liftoff on its second flight.
U.S. Army Plans Future Tactical UAS Fly-off Demonstration 
The U.S. Army intends to acquire multiple off-the-shelf air vehicles for operational demos to inform requirements for the planned FTUAS program.


Liquid Piston’s Rotary Engine Could Boost UAS, Accelerate eVTOLs
June 20, 2018

As a startup, Liquid Piston says it has targeted aerospace and defense initially as they are low-volume, high-value markets to get started in. But clearly they have their eyes...

The Week In Technology, June 4-8, 2018
June 8, 2018

They call it a pulse jet, which is why I used the term - with the caveat that the intermittent combustion mechanism is detonation not deflagration

UTC Creates ‘Skunk Works’ Advanced Projects Group
June 8, 2018

I apologize for your difficulties. You can contact me directly

NASA Shares Hard Lessons As All-Electric X-57 Moves Forward
June 5, 2018

This is an X-plane designed to demonstrate technology, not a product designed for a commercial mission. As such it is intended to have enough payload and endurance to do the...

Coaxial-Rotor High-Speed Helicopters Making Progress
May 30, 2018

They have not decided yet what to do with it, but so far it is not being repaired

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