Aircraft Shipments

2014  $205.7B    +6.6%

Aircraft New Orders

2014  $286.6B  +14.9%

Aircraft Backlog

2014  $641.1B  +14.4%

GDP Q4-15 $18,128B +2.9%

UNEMPL Jan-16 4.9% -0.1pp

Forecast International Military Aircraft Market Forecast
Forecast International Military Aircraft Market Forecast

DoD Procurement:

DoD Procurement
FY 2016

$115.0B +11.7%

DoD Procurement
FY 2015

$103.0B   +2.2%

Aerospace Economic Data:


$74.2B   +3.8%

Net Profit

  $7.0B   +9.6%

October 2015

476,800  -1.6%


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Order Backlog

Net Orders ('15)

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Monthly Analysis of Aircraft Deliveries (a must read!)

Commercial Aircraft Production Data

January 21, 2016 ATR: Sets new record of deliveries with 88 aircraft in 2015
January 18, 2016 Airbus and Boeing Report December and Full Year 2015 Orders & Deliveries
January 14, 2016 Embraer delivers 33 commercial and 45 executive jets in Q4 2015
December 9, 2015 Airbus and Boeing Report November 2015 Aircraft Orders and Deliveries

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Top-100 Defense Contractors 2015
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U.S. DoD Spending FY2015 to FY2016: Total DoD OCO O&M Procurement RDT&E MILPERS MILCON
+4.0% -20.8% +1.3% +11.7% +7.4% -0.6% +24.3%
U.S. DoD Spending FY2014 to FY2015: Total DoD OCO O&M Procurement RDT&E MILPERS MILCON
-4.4% -31.6% -5.7% +2.2% +2.7% -3.8% -32.7%

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Key Aerospace Trends | Gauging the Performance of the U.S. Aerospace Industry

GAUGES Performance Indicators for the Aerospace Industry

Below, we provide 10 key indicators that highlight U.S. aerospace industry trends. Together, these indicators provide a snapshot of the current state of aerospace in the United States. The data is the latest available and the growth rates on display for each indicator highlight the change from the same period last year. If you want more information about an indicator or a particular aerospace subject, there are links placed below the charts that will take you directly to more detailed data. What we provide below is simply a 3-minute tour highlighting the trends and current state of the aerospace industry.

Aerospace Industrial Production | +0.5% Aerospace Capacity Utilization | +0.03 points
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Aerospace Company Net Profits | +9.6% U.S. DoD Procurement | +2.2%
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More Defense Spending Data
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U.S. Aerospace Employment | -1.6% U.S. Aerospace Trade Surplus | +5.3%
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U.S. Passenger Air Traffic | +5.9% U.S. Air Cargo Traffic | +2.5%
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Top-100 US Airlines  Top-100 US Airports
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Industrial Commodity Prices | -7.2% U.S. A&D Stock Performance | +5.7%
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