Guy Norris

Senior Editor

Los Angeles, CA


Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, based in Colorado Springs. 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.


FAA Issues AD For 737 MAX Loose Fastener Checks

By Guy Norris Mar 24, 2023
The FAA airworthiness directive applies to around 330 U.S.-registered 737s.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Last Major MD-11 Operators Signal Fleet Drawdown Plans

By Guy Norris Mar 24, 2023
Flatter cargo forecasts, rising costs and more efficient twinjet replacements push FedEx and UPS MD-11s toward retirement.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Financial Issues Derail Virgin Orbit Operations

By Irene Klotz Mar 24, 2023
A loose fuel filter doomed the company’s last launch. Then came a bigger problem.
Commercial Space