Quarterly Shipments and Billings

View the 2017 year-end general aviation aircraft shipment report by clicking here. You may also view the 2017 Annual Report online.

The preliminary quarterly shipment data press release schedule for 2018 is:

First Quarter: May 10
Second Quarter: August 6
Third Quarter: November 14 | Report
Year-End: February 20, 2019

Aircraft shipment reports:

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

Contact GAMA (Jens Hennig) to access aircraft shipment data from 1947 through 1999.

Aircraft Shipments – Comparison of 2016 and 2017
AIRPLANE SHIPMENTS 2016 2017 % CHANGE
Piston Airplanes 1,019 1,085 +6.5%
Turboprop Airplanes 582 563 -3.3
Business Jets 667 676 +1.3%
TOTAL AIRPLANE SHIPMENTS 2,268 2,324 +2.5%
TOTAL AIRPLANE BILLINGS $21.1B $20.2B -4.2%
ROTORCRAFT SHIPMENTS 2016 2017 % CHANGE
Piston Rotorcraft 224 264 +17.9%
Turbine Rotorcraft (*) 693 704 +1.6%
TOTAL ROTORCRAFT SHIPMENTS 917 968 +5.6%
TOTAL ROTORCRAFT BILLINGS $4.1B $4.1B +0.8%

Notes: The 2017 report was updated on March 19, 2018 following the release of year-end data for Leonardo Helicopters. The above table reflects this update.

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.