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Quarterly Shipments and Billings

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

2016 quarterly data can be accessed on the GAMA press release website. The quarterly data release schedule is:

First Quarter: Press release May 6 | Copy of Report (Amended May 9)
Second Quarter: August 5
Third Quarter: November 10
Year-end: February 22, 2017

Prior years' shipment reports:

2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | Tracking of rotorcraft and agricultural aircraft started in 2011.]
2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 

Contact GAMA jhennig@GAMA.aero to access historical shipment reports from 1947-1999.

YEAR END SHIPMENTS OF AIRCRAFT MANUFACTURED WORLDWIDE

Airplane 2015 2016 Change
Piston Airplanes * 1,056 1,004 -4.9% 
Turboprops * 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 2014 2015  Change
Piston Rotorcraft 279 224 -19.7%
Turbine Rotorcraft ** 757 637 -15.9%
       
Total Rotorcraft Shipments 1,036 861 -16.9%
Total Rotorcraft Billings $4.7B $3.6B -23.0%
Notes:
* AVIC General was added to the report in 2016. The 2016 piston and turboprop airplane data includes shipments from AVIC General. For purpose of comparison with 2015, the AVIC General data is not included. 
** Leonardo Helicopters Q4 data was not available at time of publication. Leonardo Helicopters will release year-end results in March 2017. GAMA will update the online 2016 report then. For the purpose of comparison, GAMA excluded 2015 Q4 data for Leonardo. 
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: