Airplane shipments increased 4.7%, to 2,443 units in 2018, according to year-end results released by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) today.
GAMA Chairman and Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. President Mark Burns announced that globally, private airplane shipments increased 4.7%, to 2,443 units in 2018. Airplane billings increased 1.5%, from $20.2 billion to $20.6 billion. Worldwide rotorcraft shipments rose 5.4%, from 926 to 976 units. Rotorcraft billings decreased slightly, by 0.7%.