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Flight Simulator Market by Application (Military, Commercial), by Type of Flight (Fixed Wing, Rotary Wing, Unmanned Aircraft), Military Component (FFS, FMS, FTD), Commercial Component (FFS, FBS, FTD), Geography - Global Forecast to 2021

Flight Simulator Market by Application (Military, Commercial), by Type of Flight (Fixed Wing, Rotary Wing, Unmanned Aircraft), Military Component (FFS, FMS, FTD), Commercial Component (FFS, FBS, FTD), Geography - Global Forecast to 2021

“Growing need for cost-effective pilot training is the key factor impacting the growth dynamics of the global flight simulator market”

The global flight simulator market is expected to grow from USD 6.18 billion in 2016 to USD 7.54 billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 4.1% from 2016 to 2021. The market is mainly driven by factors such as the need for more pilot training given the rise in air traffic, the adoption of virtual training for pilots, and the need for cost-effective pilot training.

“The commercial application segment of the global flight simulator market is expected to witness high growth during the forecast period”

The key applications considered for the market study are military and commercial. The commercial segment is projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period, owing to the rising demand for commercial pilots to meet the growing fleet size. The military segment accounted for the largest share of the global flight simulator market in 2015.

“The FFS (Full Flight Simulator) subsegment is expected to grow at the highest pace during the forecast period”

The key subsegments of the military component segment are FFS (Full Flight Simulator), FMS (Full Mission Simulator), and FTDs (Flight Training Devices). Among them, the FFS subsegment is projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period, because these simulators have navigation and flight control systems on a motion platform. They can also be used for both, primary and regular training. FTDs accounted for the largest share of the global flight simulator market, by military component, in 2015.

“North America led the global flight simulator market, whereas the market in the Asia-Pacific region is projected to grow at the highest rate”

In 2015, North America led the global flight simulator market, and is expected to continue its dominance till 2021. North America has the highest simulator utilization rate. The global flight simulator market in the Asia-Pacific region is projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. High demand for air travel, which is the major reason behind the increased need for pilot training, is expected to boost the flight simulator market.

“Break-up of profile of primary participants for the global flight simulator market”

By Company Type - Tier 1 – 35%, Tier 2 – 45%, and Tier 3 – 20%
By Designation – C level – 35%, Director level – 25%, Others – 40%
By Region – North America - 45%, Europe – 20%, Asia-Pacific – 30%, RoW – 5%

Major companies profiled in the report include CAE Inc. (Canada), L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. (U.S.), FlightSafety International Inc. (U.S.), Thales Group (France), The Boeing Company (U.S.), and Rockwell Collins, Inc. (U.S.), among others.

Objectives of the Study:
The report analyzes the market on the basis application (military and commercial), type of flight (fixed wing, rotary wing, and unmanned aircraft), military component (FFS, FMS, and FTDs), and commercial component (FFS, FBS, and FTDs), and maps these segments and subsegments across major regions worldwide, namely, North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, and Rest of the World.

The report provides in-depth market intelligence regarding market dynamics and major factors that influence the growth of the global flight simulator market (drivers, restraints, opportunities, and industry-specific challenges), along with analyzing micromarkets with respect to individual growth trends, future prospects, and their contribution to the overall global flight simulator market.

The report also covers competitive developments, such as long-term contracts, joint ventures, mergers, new product launches & developments, and research & development activities in the global flight simulator market, in addition to business and corporate strategies adopted by key market players.

Target Audience
Flight Simulator Manufacturers
Flight Simulator Dealers
Sub-Component Manufacturers
Technology Support Providers
End Users

Global Flight Simulator Market Segmentation:

Global Flight Simulator Market, By Application
Military
Commercial
Global Flight Simulator Market, By Type of flight
Fixed Wing
Rotary Wing
Unmanned Aircraft

Global Flight Simulator Market, By Military Component
FFS (Full Flight Simulator)
FMS (Full Mission Simulator)
FTDs (Flight Training Devices)
Global Flight Simulator Market, By Commercial Component
FFS (Full Flight Simulator)
FBS (Fixed Base Simulator)
FTDs (Flight Training Devices)
Global Flight Simulator Market, By Region
North America
Europe
Asia-Pacific
Middle East
Rest of the World


  • INTRODUCTION
    • OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    • MARKET DEFINITION
    • STUDY SCOPE
      • MARKETS COVERED
      • REGIONAL SCOPE
      • YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY
    • CURRENCY & PRICING
    • LIMITATIONS
    • MARKET STAKEHOLDERS
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    • RESEARCH DATA
      • SECONDARY DATA
      • PRIMARY DATA
    • FACTOR ANALYSIS
      • INTRODUCTION
      • DEMAND-SIDE INDICATORS
      • SUPPLY-SIDE INDICATORS
    • MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION
      • BOTTOM-UP APPROACH
      • TOP-DOWN APPROACH
    • MARKET BREAKDOWN & DATA TRIANGULATION
    • RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table MARKET DRIVERS: REGION-WISE
  • PREMIUM INSIGHTS
    • ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE GLOBAL FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET
    • GLOBAL FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET, BY APPLICATION
    • GLOBAL FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET, BY REGION
    • GLOBAL FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET, BY TYPE OF FLIGHT
    • GLOBAL FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET, BY MILITARY COMPONENT
    • GLOBAL FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET, BY COMMERCIAL COMPONENT
    • LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS, BY REGION
  • MARKET OVERVIEW
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MARKET SEGMENTATION
      • GLOBAL FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET, BY APPLICATION
      • GLOBAL FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET, BY TYPE OF FLIGHT
      • GLOBAL FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET, BY COMPONENT
    • MARKET DYNAMICS
      • DRIVERS
        • Table MANDATORY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR A COMMERCIAL PILOT
      • RESTRAINTS
      • OPPORTUNITIES
      • CHALLENGES
  • INDUSTRY TRENDS
    • INTRODUCTION
    • CATEGORIZATION OF FLIGHT SIMULATORS ON THE BASIS OF APPLICATION AREAS & TRAINING PURPOSES
      • Table DIFFERENT APPLICATION AREAS & TRAINING PURPOSES OF FLIGHT SIMULATORS
    • STAGES OF FLIGHT SIMULATION TECHNOLOGY
      • Table FLIGHT SIMULATOR COSTS, BY AIRCRAFT TYPE (USD PER UNIT)
    • TECHNOLOGY TREND
      • REAL-TIME COMPUTER IMAGE GENERATION
      • OPTIMAL MOTION-CUEING TECHNOLOGY
      • RECONFIGURABLE FLIGHT SIMULATOR
    • INNOVATIONS AND PATENT REGISTRATIONS
      • Table INNOVATIONS & PATENT REGISTRATIONS (2000-2016)
  • GLOBAL FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET, BY APPLICATION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table GLOBAL FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
    • MILITARY
      • Table MILITARY GLOBAL FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
    • COMMERCIAL
      • Table COMMERCIAL GLOBAL FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
  • GLOBAL FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET, BY TYPE OF FLIGHT
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table GLOBAL FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE OF FLIGHT, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
    • FIXED WING SIMULATOR
      • Table FIXED WING SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
    • ROTARY WING SIMULATOR
      • Table ROTARY WING SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
    • UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SIMULATOR
      • Table UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
  • GLOBAL FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET, BY COMPONENT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MILITARY
      • Table MILITARY GLOBAL FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY COMPONENT, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • FLIGHT TRAINING DEVICES
        • Table MILITARY FLIGHT TRAINING DEVICES MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • FULL FLIGHT MISSION SIMULATOR
        • Table MILITARY FULL FLIGHT MISSION SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • FULL FLIGHT SIMULATOR
        • Table MILITARY FULL FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • OTHERS
        • Table OTHER MILITARY SIMULATOR COMPONENTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
    • COMMERCIAL
      • Table COMMERCIAL GLOBAL FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY COMPONENT, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • FLIGHT TRAINING DEVICES
        • Table COMMERCIAL FLIGHT TRAINING DEVICES MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • FULL FLIGHT SIMULATOR
        • Table COMMERCIAL FULL GLOBAL FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • FIXED BASED SIMULATOR
        • Table COMMERCIAL FIXED BASED SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • OTHERS
        • Table OTHER COMMERCIAL SIMULATOR COMPONENTS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
  • REGIONAL ANALYSIS
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
    • NORTH AMERICA
      • BY APPLICATION
        • Table NORTH AMERICA FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • BY TYPE OF FLIGHT
        • Table NORTH AMERICA FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE OF FLIGHT, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • BY COMPONENT
        • Table NORTH AMERICA FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY MILITARY COMPONENT, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
        • Table NORTH AMERICA FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY COMMERCIAL COMPONENT, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • BY COUNTRY
        • Table NORTH AMERICA FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
        • Table U.S. FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
        • Table CANADA FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
    • EUROPE
      • BY APPLICATION
        • Table EUROPE: FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • BY TYPE OF FLIGHT
        • Table EUROPE: FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE OF FLIGHT, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • BY COMPONENT
        • Table EUROPE: FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY MILITARY COMPONENT, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
        • Table EUROPE FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY COMMERCIAL COMPONENT, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • BY COUNTRY
        • Table EUROPE FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
        • Table U.K. FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
        • Table FRANCE FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
        • Table GERMANY FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
        • Table NETHERLANDS FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
        • Table RUSSIA FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ITALY FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
        • Table TURKEY FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
        • Table REST OF EUROPE FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
    • ASIA-PACIFIC
      • BY APPLICATION
        • Table ASIA-PACIFIC FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • BY TYPE OF FLIGHT
        • Table ASIA-PACIFIC FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE OF FLIGHT, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • BY COMPONENT
        • Table ASIA-PACIFIC FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY MILITARY COMPONENT, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ASIA-PACIFIC FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY COMMERCIAL COMPONENT, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • BY COUNTRY
        • Table ASIA-PACIFIC FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
        • Table CHINA FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
        • Table INDIA FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
        • Table JAPAN FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
        • Table SOUTH KOREA FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
        • Table AUSTRALIA FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
        • Table REST OF APAC FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
    • MIDDLE EAST
      • BY APPLICATION
        • Table MIDDLE EAST FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • BY TYPE OF FLIGHT
        • Table MIDDLE EAST FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE OF FLIGHT, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • BY COMPONENT
        • Table MIDDLE EAST FIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY MILITARY COMPONENT, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
        • Table MIDDLE EAST FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY COMMERCIAL COMPONENT, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • BY COUNTRY
        • Table MIDDLE EAST FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
        • Table UAE FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
        • Table FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
        • Table OTHERS FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
    • ROW
      • BY APPLCATION
        • Table ROW FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • BY TYPE OF FLIGHT
        • Table ROW FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE OF FLIGHT, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • BY COMPONENT
        • Table ROW FIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY MILITARY COMPONENT, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
        • Table ROW FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY COMMERCIAL COMPONENT, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
      • BY COUNTRY
        • Table ROW FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
        • Table BRAZIL FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
        • Table SOUTH AFRICA FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
        • Table OTHERS FLIGHT SIMULATOR MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2014-2021 (USD MILLION)
  • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS
    • DEVELOPMENTS
      • CONTRACTS
        • Table CONTRACTS, AUGUST 2012- JULY 2016
      • AGREEMENTS, COLLABORATIONS, JOINT VENTURES & EXPANSIONS
        • Table AGREEMENTS, COLLABORATIONS, JOINT VENTURES & EXPANSIONS, MARCH 2012- JANUARY 2016
      • NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES
        • Table NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES, SEPTEMBER 2013- JULY 2016
  • COMPANY PROFILES
    • INTRODUCTION
    • CAE INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • L-3 COMMUNICATIONS HOLDINGS, INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • THE BOEING COMPANY
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • THALES GROUP
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • ROCKWELL COLLINS, INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • AIRBUS GROUP N.V.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • INDRA SISTEMAS, S.A.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • THE RAYTHEON COMPANY
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
    • TRU SIMULATION + TRAINING
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
  • APPENDIX
    • DISCUSSION GUIDE
    • KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS' SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL
    • INTRODUCING RT: REAL TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE
    • AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATION
    • RELATED REPORTS

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