Quarterly Shipments and Billings

View the 2019 year-end general aviation aircraft shipment press release and report by clicking here. You may also view the 2019 Databook and 50th Anniversary Report online.

The preliminary quarterly shipment data press release schedule for 2019 is:

First Quarter: May 17
Second Quarter: August 12
Third Quarter: November 15
Year-End: February 19, 2020 | Report (Updated March 16)

The schedule for 2020 quarterly reports will be published soon.

Aircraft shipment reports:

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 from 1947 through 1999.

Aircraft Shipments: Comparison of Last Two Full Years
AIRPLANE SHIPMENTS 2018 2019 % CHANGE
Piston Airplanes 1,137 1,324 +16.4%
Turboprop Airplanes 592 525 -11.3%
Business Jets 703 809 +15.1%
TOTAL AIRPLANE SHIPMENTS 2,432 2,658 +9.3%
TOTAL AIRPLANE BILLINGS $20.6B $23.5B +14.3%
HELICOPTERS SHIPMENTS 2018 2019 % CHANGE
Piston Helicopters 281 179 -36.3%
Turbine Helicopters 754 698 -7.4%
TOTAL HELICOPTER SHIPMENTS 1,035 877 -15.3%
TOTAL HELICOPTER BILLINGS $4.2B $3.8B -9.1%

Notes:

The 2019 report and table has been updated since originally published to include year-end 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.