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 quarterly shipment data publication schedule for 2020 is:

First Quarter: May 27
Second Quarter: September 14
Third Quarter: November 18 Press Release | Q3 Report
Year-End: February 24, 2021

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 TBD, 2022

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 in Excel from 1947 through 2019.

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.