Quarterly Shipments and Billings

View the 2020 year-end general aviation aircraft shipment press release and report by clicking here. The 2020 results were presented at a press conference on February 24 at 11am (Eastern) | 17:00 (Central Europe). The event can be viewed on GAMA’s YouTube Channel after the event.

The 2020 annual update of shipment and billings aircraft billings data as well as updates to other GA industry data is now available in Excel on GAMA’s website by clicking HERE.

GAMA’s 50th Anniversary Annual Report contains data through 2019 and is available online in PDF for download.

2021 SCHEDULE

The preliminary quarterly shipment data publication schedule for 2021 is:

First Quarter: May 20 | Press Release
Second Quarter: September 1 | Press Release
Third Quarter: November 18 | Press Release | Report
Year-End: February 23, 2022 (confirmed)

Aircraft shipment reports for 2000-2020:

2020
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009

Contact GAMA (Jens Hennig) to access aircraft shipment data in Excel from 1947 through 2020, including specific reports through 1999 not available in the above table.

Aircraft Shipments: Comparison of Last Two Full Years
AIRPLANE SHIPMENTS 2019 2020 % CHANGE
Piston Airplanes (*) 1,324 1,321 -0.2%
Turboprop Airplanes 525 443 -15.6%
Business Jets 809 644 -20.4%
TOTAL AIRPLANE SHIPMENTS (*) 2,658 2,408 -9.4%
TOTAL AIRPLANE BILLINGS $23.5B $20.0B -14.8%
HELICOPTERS SHIPMENTS 2019 2020 % CHANGE
Piston Helicopters 179 142 -20.7%
Turbine Helicopters (*) 698 567 -18.8%
TOTAL HELICOPTER SHIPMENTS (*) 877 709 -19.2%
TOTAL HELICOPTER BILLINGS (*) $3.8B $3.4B -11.2%

Notes:

(*) The 2020 report and associated table has been updated since original publication with (1) CubCrafters fourth quarter data, (2) Extra Aircraft fourth quarter data, (3) year-end model data for Airbus Helicopters, and (4) Leonardo Helicopters fourth quarter delivery 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.