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 hard by declining US defense spending, offsetting strong industry demand.
Companies in this industry manufacture and overhaul complete aircraft, develop prototypes and convert aircraft. The industry also includes the manufacture, conversion and overhaul of aircraft engines and propulsion systems. Additionally, the industry makes related parts and auxiliary equipment. For information on guided missiles, space vehicles and related equipment, which are excluded from this industry, see Space Vehicle and Missile Manufacturing industry (IBISWorld report 33641b).
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.