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Aircraft, Engine & Parts Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Aircraft, Engine & Parts Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C30.300 | Dec 2016

Avoiding turbulence: Order backlogs are likely to insulate the industry from uncertainty

IBISWorld’s Aircraft, Engine & Parts Manufacturing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
BAE Systems plc BAE Systems plc market share
EADS UK Ltd EADS UK Ltd market share
Rolls-Royce plc Rolls-Royce plc market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The UK Aircraft, Engine and Parts Manufacturing industry is the second largest in the world, after that of the United States. It is a major source of investment, research and development and is particularly renowned for the production and assembly of aircraft wings and the design and manufacture of aircraft engines. Strong recent growth has been due to high demand for new, fuel-efficient aircraft that make use of composite materials. A significant backlog of orders has sustained production in an industry that has previously been volatile. Overall, industry revenue is projected to rise at a compound annual rate of 4.6% to £28.8 billion over the five years through 2016-17... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The Aircraft, Engine and Parts Manufacturing industry has medium barriers to entry due to the significant amount of capital required to start a business, the need to secure skilled labour and strict compliance requirements set out by governments. Depending on the size of operations, start-up capital can vary but is generally high for large-scale production sites. Securing finance for a new business with high start-up costs may be difficult in a tight credit market or if industry risks are high. Furthermore, the government provides financial assistance for existing companies in the form of Repayable Launch Investment (RLI). RLI is repayable government investment in design and development of civil aerospace projects. Thi.. purchase to read more


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What is the Aircraft, Engine & Parts Manufacturing Industry?

Businesses in this industry manufacture complete aircraft and spacecraft, engines, propulsion units and other related equipment and parts, including military and civil aircraft and guided missiles.

Industry Products
Aircraft equipmentAircraft enginesSpace equipmentDefence aircraftCivil aircraftHelicoptersBusiness jets and other smaller planes
Industry Activities
Manufacturing aircraft for the transport of goods and passengersManufacturing helicopters, gliders and hang-glidersManufacturing dirigibles and hot air balloonsManufacturing aircraft enginesManufacturing aircraft parts and accessoriesManufacturing ground flying trainersManufacturing spacecraft, launch vehicles and satellitesManufacturing guided missiles

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