SIC 3720 | NAICS 336410
The following guide to industry information, research, and analysis provides sources for industry trends and statistics, market research and analysis, financial ratios and salary surveys, and more.
Select from the following sections or scroll below to view available resources:
For guides to other industries, see our index of over 400 industries.
Comprehensive market research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:
Quarterly and annual reports provide worldwide shipment and billing statistics by type of aircraft (e.g., airplanes—single-engine/multi-engine piston, single-engine/multi-engine turboprop, and business jet, helicopters—piston, turbine), make and model, and origin/delivery region (e.g., U.S., North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Middle East and Africa). Reports can be viewed free online.
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:
Facts & Figures: U.S. Aerospace & Defense
Annual AIA publication provides an overview of the U.S. aerospace and defense industry, with topics covered including industry revenues by sector (e.g., aircraft systems, land and naval systems, space systems, cyber), total imports and exports, top export destinations, top importing countries, research and development efforts, and employment trends. Current and prior editions are available free online.
Comprehensive report provides forecasts for new airplane deliveries over the next twenty years on a global and regional basis, with forecasts provided by type of plane (e.g., new passenger planes, new freighters, and freighter conversions), size (e.g., small, medium, large), and region (e.g., Africa, Asia Pacific, CIS, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North America). Publication is available free online.
Interactive workbook provides forecasts for aircraft deliveries over the next 20 years on a global and regional basis, with forecasts provided by region for passenger planes (e.g., regional jet, single-aisle, widebody) and freighters and on a global basis for freighters by size (standard body, large widebody, medium widebody) and production method (e.g., new, converted). Workbook is available free online.
Comprehensive report provides an in-depth analysis of this manufacturing sector, with data provided including market estimates and forecasts by product segment (e.g., aerostructure, engine, insulation components, cabin interiors, avionics, equipment, systems, and support), end-use (e.g., commercial, business, military, other aircraft), and geographic region (e.g., North America, U.S., Canada, Mexico).
BRC research report analyzes the market for this sector on a global basis, with information provided including market size and forecast by service type (e.g., aircraft manufacturing, parts manufacturing, maintenance and repair services) and region (e.g., North America, USA) and firms profiled including The Boeing Co., Airbus Group, Lockheed Martin Corp., United Technologies Corp., and GE Aviation.
Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
Financial benchmarking section of this report provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of revenues for companies that manufacture, convert, modify, rebuild, and overhaul airframes, engines, parts, and components for civilian and military fixed-wing aircraft (e.g., airplanes, gliders, fixed-wing UAVs) and rotorcraft (e.g., helicopters, autogyros, gyrodynes, rotary-wing drones).
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this sector such as aviation program manager, aeronautical engineer, stress engineer, flight test engineer, machinist, and aircraft assembler, with employers for which wage data is provided including Boeing Co., United Technologies Corp., General Dynamics Corp., GE Aviation, Lockheed Martin Corp., and Textron Inc.
Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data on a national, state, and local area basis for job positions employed by organizations that manufacture, convert, modify, rebuild, and overhaul airframes, engines, parts, and components for civilian and military fixed-wing aircraft (e.g., airplanes, gliders, fixed-wing UAVs) and rotorcraft (e.g., helicopters, autogyros, gyrodynes, rotary-wing drones).