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Quarterly Shipments and Billings

View the 2015 year-end general aviation aircraft shipment report by clicking here.   You may also view the full 2015 Statistical Databook and 2016 Industry Outlook online. 

2015 quarterly data can be accessed on the GAMA press release website. The quarterly data release schedule is:

First Quarter: Press release May 8 and Report
Second Quarter: Press Release July 31 and Report
Third Quarter: November 6 | Q3 Report
Year-end: February 10, 2016 

Prior years' shipment reports:

2015 | | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | Tracking of rotorcraft and agricultural aircraft started in 2011.]
2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 

Contact GAMA jhennig@GAMA.aero to access historical shipment reports from 1947-1999.

YEAR END SHIPMENTS OF AIRCRAFT MANUFACTURED WORLDWIDE

Airplane 2014 2015 Change
Piston Airplanes 1,129 1,056 -6.5% 
Turboprops 603 557 -7.6%
Business Jets 644 654 +1.6%
       
Total Airplane Shipments
2,376 2,267 -4.6%
Total Airplane Billings $21.8B $20.9B -4.0%
       
Rotorcraft 2014 2015  Change
Piston Rotorcraft 257 279 +8.6%
Turbine Rotorcraft 741 675 -8.9%
       
Total Rotorcraft Shipments 998 954 -4.4%
Total Rotorcraft Billings $4.9B $3.8B -21.9%
Notes:

Bombardier Q4 aircraft delivery data will only be available when Bombardier Inc. announces its financial results for 2015 on Thursday, February 18, 2016.  GAMA will update its 2015 aircraft shipment report shortly thereafter.

Finmeccanica Helicopters Q4 data is not available at the time of publication. Finmeccanica Helicopters will release year-end results on March 16, 2016. GAMA will update the numbers then.

For the purpose of comparison in the above table and text, GAMA excluded 2014 Q4 data for Bombardier and Finmeccanica Helicopters.