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.

You may also view GAMA’s 50th Anniversary Report online which contains data through 2019.

2021 SCHEDULE

The preliminary quarterly shipment data publication schedule for 2021 is:

First Quarter: May 18
Second Quarter: August 19
Third Quarter: November 17
Year-End: February 23, 2022

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 1,312 -0.9%
Turboprop Airplanes 525 443 -15.6%
Business Jets 809 644 -20.4%
TOTAL AIRPLANE SHIPMENTS 2,658 2,399 -9.7%
TOTAL AIRPLANE BILLINGS $23.5B $20.0B -14.8%
HELICOPTERS SHIPMENTS 2019 2020 % CHANGE
Piston Helicopters 179 142 -20.7%
Turbine Helicopters (Updated) 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 comparing 2019 and 2020 have been updated since original publication with year-end model data for Airbus Helicopters and fourth quarter delivery data for Leonardo Helicopters.

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.