Quarterly Shipments and Billings

View the 2016 year-end general aviation aircraft shipment report by clicking here. You may also view the 2016 Statistical Databook and 2017 Industry Outlook online.

2016 quarterly data can be accessed on the GAMA press release website.

The quarterly shipment data press release schedule for 2017 is:

First Quarter: May 5
Second Quarter: August 7
Third Quarter: November 10
Year-End: TBD 2018

Historical aircraft shipment reports:

2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009

Contact GAMA (Jens Hennig) to access historical shipment reports from 1947 through 1999.

Aircraft Shipments – Comparison of 2015 and 2016
AIRPLANE SHIPMENTS 2015 2016 % CHANGE
Piston Airplanes 1,056 1,004 -4.9%
Turboprop Airplanes 557 576 +3.4%
Business Jets 718 661 -7.9%
TOTAL AIRPLANE SHIPMENTS 2,331 2,241 -3.9%
TOTAL AIRPLANE BILLINGS $24.1B 20.7B -14.1%
ROTORCRAFT SHIPMENTS 2015 2016 % CHANGE
Piston Rotorcraft 279 224 -19.7%
Turbine Rotorcraft 811 693 -14.5%
TOTAL ROTORCRAFT SHIPMENTS 1,090 917 -15.9%
TOTAL ROTORCRAFT BILLINGS $5.3B $4.1B -22.7%

Notes:
* AVIC General was added to the report in 2016. The 2016 piston and turboprop airplane data includes shipments from AVIC General in the report. For purposes of comparison in the above table, the AVIC General data is not included.

** The rotorcraft turbine data was updated on March 15, 2017 to include Leonardo Helicopter Q4 data.

Looking for data about Avionics Sales? The Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) has launched the AEA Avionics Market Report, which provides an overview of the value of new and retrofit avionics sales. The report can be accessed online at AEA Avionics Market Report.