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

Sikorsky Aims For CH-53K Exhaust Gas Fix By July 
Sikorsky is working to identify a solution to the engine gas reingestion problem on the CH-53K by July.
The Week in Technology, May 20-24, 2019 
Autonomy in an F-16; urban air traffic management; eVTOLs in Paris; Perlan aims for 90,000 ft.; personnel-rescue eVTOLs.
Airbus Slips Hybrid-Electric E-Fan X, Ends Siemens Collaboration 
First flight of the Airbus E-Fan X hybrid-electric hybrid-regional aircraft demonstrator has slipped into 2021, from 2020.
Airbus Slips Hybrid-Electric E-Fan X, Ends Siemens Collaboration 
First flight of the Airbus E-Fan X hybrid-electric hybrid-regional aircraft demonstrator has slipped into 2021, from 2020.
Airbus, Siemens Collaboration Ends; E-Fan X Demo Slips To 2021 
First flight of the Airbus E-Fan X hybrid-electric hybrid-regional aircraft demonstrator has slipped into 2021, from 2020.
Dynetics Team To Lead U.S. Army’s 100-kW Laser Weapon Demo 
A Dynetics-led team has been selected over Raytheon to develop a 100-kW high-energy laser weapon system for demonstration by the U.S. Army in fiscal 2022.
DARPA’s Alias Autonomy System To Fly In F-16 
DARPA’s Alias autonomy system, under development by Sikorsky, is to be flight tested in a U.S. Air National Guard Lockheed Martin F-16 Block 30.
First MH-139 For USAF Completes Initial Flights 
The first MH-139 helicopter for the U.S. Air Force has completed initial test flights at Leonardo Helicopter’s assembly plant in Philadelphia.
Leonardo Starts Up AW609 Tiltrotor Assembly Line In U.S. 
Assembly of the first production AW609 civil tiltrotor has begun at Leonardo Helicopters’ plant here, but certification could slip into 2020.
Leonardo Starts Up AW609 Tiltrotor Assembly Line In U.S. 
Assembly of the first production AW609 civil tiltrotor has begun at Leonardo Helicopters’ plant here, but certification could slip into 2020.
Perlan Glider Heads To Argentina For Record Bid 
Airbus Perlan Mission II has launched a four-flight campaign in Argentina in its bid to take a glider to an altitude of 90,000 ft.
Boeing Tests High-Speed Compound Apache In Wind Tunnel 
Boeing has completed initial wind-tunnel tests of a compound-helicopter version of the AH-64E Apache, showing potential for increased speed and range.
Solar-powered, High-altitude UAV Upper-Atmosphere Ventures 
More companies target the market for stratospheric communications platforms, but their operation could prove challenging.
U.S. Army Makes Case To Accelerate UH-60 Replacement 
Over the next few weeks, the U.S. Army expects to find out whether the DOD will allow it to accelerate efforts to develop an advanced medium utility rotorcraft to replace the UH-60 Black Hawk.
U.S. Army Watching Engine As It Keeps FARA On Fast Track 
The U.S. Army is sticking to plans to power prototypes with the Improved Turbine Engine despite a protest that has stopped work on the new 3,000-shp-class turboshaft.

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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