Avionics Market by System (Hardware, Software), Platform (Business Jets, Commercial, General Aviation), End-User - Global Forecast 2024-2030

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[196 Pages Report] The Avionics Market size was estimated at USD 66.62 billion in 2023 and expected to reach USD 71.25 billion in 2024, at a CAGR 7.34% to reach USD 109.45 billion by 2030.

Avionics Market
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Avionics refers to the electronic systems used onboard aircraft, artificial satellites, and spacecraft. It encompasses systems for communication, navigation, display, and management of multiple systems that are fitted to the aircraft to perform crucial operational functions. These functions can include engine control devices, flight management systems, power distribution, and in-flight entertainment systems. The surge in global air traffic fuels the demand for modern, reliable avionics systems, and expanding government investments in military and defense capabilities have accentuated the need for avionics. Stricter safety and environmental regulations enforce upgrades to existing aircraft systems, and evolving security threats and defense strategies have necessitated the deployment of advanced avionic systems. However, integrating new technology into existing avionics architectures without disrupting operations poses significant challenges. Additionally, the possibility of data breaches and cybersecurity risks associated with advanced avionics systems and devices further hamper the landscape of avionics equipment and solutions. However, key players are exploring the integration of blockchain technologies and advanced encryption algorithms to overcome limitations associated with data privacy and security. Investing in R&D for emerging technologies such as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), electric and hybrid propulsion systems, and advanced flight management systems can provide new avenues of growth for the industry.

Avionics Market - Global Forecast 2024-2030
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System: Ongoing advancements to improve the functionality and performance of software components of avionics

The hardware sector encompasses all physical components critical to avionics systems, including flight control systems, data recorders, cockpit displays, communication systems, and navigation systems. The autothrottle and automatic flight management system (AFMS) are integral for automating flight control, ensuring both precision in navigation and fuel efficiency. The collision avoidance system is another critical component, significantly reducing the risk of mid-air collisions and thereby bolstering flight safety. The communication, navigation, and surveillance (CNS) technologies are foundational to modern air traffic management, providing seamless communication, accurate navigation, and efficient surveillance. The electrical system is essential for the operation of various avionic components, and the emergency system is crucial for safety during unforeseen events. Meanwhile, fuel management systems offer optimized fuel consumption, directly impacting operational costs and environmental footprint. The health monitoring system is pivotal in preemptively identifying potential faults and ensuring aircraft integrity and operational readiness. In terms of passenger experience, the in-flight entertainment system has transformed the in-cabin experience, offering a wide range of leisure activities. Mission and tactical systems are tailored for specific operations, enhancing the capability of special mission aircraft. Weather systems provide critical meteorological data, enabling pilots to make informed decisions for safer and more efficient flight paths. Software in avionics includes the systems that interact with or control the hardware components. Aircraft health diagnostic software serves as the backbone for monitoring and ensuring the optimal functioning of an aircraft's critical systems. Flight management software is an essential tool that enhances navigation and optimizes flight paths for efficiency and safety. Mission flight management software is tailored to meet the specific requirements of mission-critical operations, ensuring precise navigation and mission success. Safety-critical airborne software upholds the highest standards of reliability and safety in airborne systems, safeguarding both crew and passengers. Training and simulation software is a critical component for preparing pilots through realistic simulations, enabling them to face real-world scenarios.

End-User: Preference for original equipment manufacturers (OEM) to facilitate advanced integration capabilities

The aftermarket sector in avionics encompasses all activities related to the maintenance, upgrade, and repair of aircraft components after their initial sale. Customers here include airlines, leasing companies, and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) organizations. The demand in this sector is primarily need-based, fluctuating with the lifecycle of the aircraft, regulatory requirements, and technological advancements necessitating upgrades. Customers prefer aftermarket services primarily to enhance operational efficiency, comply with aviation regulations, and improve safety and passenger experience. Cost-effectiveness, along with the integration of advanced features without the need to buy new aircraft, also plays a crucial role. The original equipment manufacturer (OEM) sector covers the provision of avionics systems and components during the initial assembly and production of the aircraft. This includes a wide range of products, from flight control systems to cockpit instruments and navigation. OEMs work closely with aircraft manufacturers to design and integrate systems that meet specific requirements. Aircraft manufacturers prioritize reliability, integration capabilities, and advanced technology in selecting avionics from OEMs. They seek innovative solutions that can provide competitive advantages in terms of fuel efficiency, safety, connectivity, and passenger comfort.

Regional Insights

The Americas region, particularly the U.S. and Canada, is characterized by the presence of a robust technological architecture and a strong aviation industry that constantly explores the integration of in-flight entertainment systems, sensor technologies, and AI/ML capabilities. The region leads the market in research and has a robust patent landscape, particularly in the U.S., where the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) plays a pivotal role in shaping avionics standards and regulations. Investment from both public and private sectors in avionics is substantial, focusing on enhancing air traffic management systems and cybersecurity in aviation. Consumer needs in the Americas revolve around safety, efficiency, and, increasingly, sustainability, driving the demand for new avionics technologies. The EMEA region presents a diverse avionics market. EU countries have a strong emphasis on sustainability, leading to a high demand for green aviation solutions. The Middle East, with its strategic location and investment in aviation infrastructure, focuses on luxury and efficiency, making it a significant market for innovative avionics systems. The Asia Pacific region, encompassing China, Japan, and India, among others, has seen robust growth in the avionics sector. This region is marked by increasing investments in domestic airline infrastructure, a rising middle class, and an enhanced focus on research and development. Countries such as China and India have demonstrated significant advancements in both military and commercial aviation sectors, with customer purchasing behavior strongly oriented towards new technologies such as AI integration in aviation systems and sustainable aviation fuels (SAF).

FPNV Positioning Matrix

The FPNV Positioning Matrix is pivotal in evaluating the Avionics Market. It offers a comprehensive assessment of vendors, examining key metrics related to Business Strategy and Product Satisfaction. This in-depth analysis empowers users to make well-informed decisions aligned with their requirements. Based on the evaluation, the vendors are then categorized into four distinct quadrants representing varying levels of success: Forefront (F), Pathfinder (P), Niche (N), or Vital (V).

Market Share Analysis

The Market Share Analysis is a comprehensive tool that provides an insightful and in-depth examination of the current state of vendors in the Avionics Market. By meticulously comparing and analyzing vendor contributions in terms of overall revenue, customer base, and other key metrics, we can offer companies a greater understanding of their performance and the challenges they face when competing for market share. Additionally, this analysis provides valuable insights into the competitive nature of the sector, including factors such as accumulation, fragmentation dominance, and amalgamation traits observed over the base year period studied. With this expanded level of detail, vendors can make more informed decisions and devise effective strategies to gain a competitive edge in the market.

Recent Developments
  • India, France Boost Ties, Thales to Launch Avionics Hub in Delhi

    India and France have taken decisive steps to strengthen their ties, particularly in the avionics sector, with the announcement of Thales, a global player in aerospace, defense, and security technologies, establishing an avionics hub in Delhi. This move underscores the mutual commitment of both nations to deepen collaboration in defense and technology. The establishment of the avionics hub by Thales in India's capital is poised to serve as a critical driver for innovations in avionics systems, leveraging advanced technologies to meet the growing demands of the aerospace industry. [Published On: 2024-01-26]

  • De Havilland Canada announces Universal Avionics partnership and MC2 acquisition

    De Havilland Canada announced a move to bolster its position in the aviation industry, specifically related to its CL-215T and CL-415 firefighting aircraft. The company has entered into a partnership with Universal Avionics, an Elbit Systems subsidiary, to integrate advanced flight decks into these aircraft, facilitating superior aerial firefighting capabilities through NextGen display, management, communication, and connectivity technologies. [Published On: 2023-10-23]

  • ScioTeq To Launch Avionics PU-5200 Computer Display at Paris Air Show

    ScioTeq announced the unveiling of its PU-5200 Certifiable Display Computer, an advancement in mission-critical avionics visualization and computing. This innovative product debuted at the Paris Air Show in June 2023. The PU-5200 integrates advanced multi-core CPU and GPU functionalities, provides a comprehensive suite of avionics interfaces, and is seamlessly compatible with the MOSArt Open Software product. [Published On: 2023-06-15]

Key Company Profiles

The report delves into recent significant developments in the Avionics Market, highlighting leading vendors and their innovative profiles. These include Airbus SE, AirSuite Inc., Aspen Avionics, Inc., Avidyne Corporation, Avilution, LLC, BAE Systems PLC, CCX Technologies, Cobham PLC, Collins Aerospace by Raytheon Technologies Corporation, Diehl Stiftung & Co. KG, Garmin Ltd., General Electric Company, Hensoldt AG, Honeywell International Inc., L3Harris Technologies Inc., Meggitt PLC, Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, NXP Semiconductors N.V, Safran S.A., Sarasota Avionics, Inc., Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, Thales Group, The Boeing Company, Transdigm Group, Inc., and Universal Avionics Systems Corporation.

Market Segmentation & Coverage

This research report categorizes the Avionics Market to forecast the revenues and analyze trends in each of the following sub-markets:

  • System
    • Hardware
      • Auto Throttle
      • Automatic Flight Management System
      • Collision Avoidance System
      • Communication, Navigation, Surveillance
      • Electrical System
      • Emergency System
      • Fuel Management Systems
      • Health Monitoring System
      • In-flight Entertainment System
      • Mission & Tactical System
      • Weather System
    • Software
      • Aircraft Health Diagnostic Software
      • Flight Management Software
      • Mission Flight Management Software
      • Safety-Critical Airborne Software
      • Training & Simulation Software
  • Platform
    • Business Jets
    • Commercial
    • General Aviation
    • Helicopters
    • Military
  • End-User
    • Aftermarket
    • OEM

  • Region
    • Americas
      • Argentina
      • Brazil
      • Canada
      • Mexico
      • United States
        • California
        • Florida
        • Illinois
        • New York
        • Ohio
        • Pennsylvania
        • Texas
    • Asia-Pacific
      • Australia
      • China
      • India
      • Indonesia
      • Japan
      • Malaysia
      • Philippines
      • Singapore
      • South Korea
      • Taiwan
      • Thailand
      • Vietnam
    • Europe, Middle East & Africa
      • Denmark
      • Egypt
      • Finland
      • France
      • Germany
      • Israel
      • Italy
      • Netherlands
      • Nigeria
      • Norway
      • Poland
      • Qatar
      • Russia
      • Saudi Arabia
      • South Africa
      • Spain
      • Sweden
      • Switzerland
      • Turkey
      • United Arab Emirates
      • United Kingdom

The report offers valuable insights on the following aspects:

  1. Market Penetration: It presents comprehensive information on the market provided by key players.
  2. Market Development: It delves deep into lucrative emerging markets and analyzes the penetration across mature market segments.
  3. Market Diversification: It provides detailed information on new product launches, untapped geographic regions, recent developments, and investments.
  4. Competitive Assessment & Intelligence: It conducts an exhaustive assessment of market shares, strategies, products, certifications, regulatory approvals, patent landscape, and manufacturing capabilities of the leading players.
  5. Product Development & Innovation: It offers intelligent insights on future technologies, R&D activities, and breakthrough product developments.

The report addresses key questions such as:

  1. What is the market size and forecast of the Avionics Market?
  2. Which products, segments, applications, and areas should one consider investing in over the forecast period in the Avionics Market?
  3. What are the technology trends and regulatory frameworks in the Avionics Market?
  4. What is the market share of the leading vendors in the Avionics Market?
  5. Which modes and strategic moves are suitable for entering the Avionics Market?

Table of Contents
  1. Preface
  2. Research Methodology
  3. Executive Summary
  4. Market Overview
  5. Market Insights
  6. Avionics Market, by System
  7. Avionics Market, by Platform
  8. Avionics Market, by End-User
  9. Americas Avionics Market
  10. Asia-Pacific Avionics Market
  11. Europe, Middle East & Africa Avionics Market
  12. Competitive Landscape
  13. Competitive Portfolio
  14. List of Figures [Total: 22]
  15. List of Tables [Total: 486]
  16. List of Companies Mentioned [Total: 25]
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