Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Aircraft, Engine and Parts Manufacturing industry has gone through significant change as the commercial segment has rapidly rebounded from the recession, lifting demand for global air travel and fleet replacement. However, the defense segment has been hit bard by declining US defense spending, offsetting strong industry demand... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Aircraft manufacturing dominates the industry, accounting for an estimated 60.5% of industry revenue. The segment broadly includes civilian and military aircraft as well as modifications to completed aircraft. Civilian aircraft include large commercial aircraft (LCA), medium or regional aircraft, business jets, helicopters and ultra-light aircraft. The LCA market (led by Boeing) includes freighters that are built for logistic air transport. LCA manufacturers supply to nearly all of the commercial passenger airlines and freight and logistics companies that provide air transportation.
In addition, aircraft manufacturers are contracted to undertake military aircraft manufacturing for governments. Military aircraft can include fixed or non-fixed wing aircraft... purchase to read more