Aerospace Data Recorder Market: Snapshot
The most commonly known aerospace data recorders are flight data recorders and cockpit voice recorders. Majorly fuelling the global aerospace data recorders market is the pressing need for real-time data transmission during flight. The data transferred to and from cockpit and aircraft serve a crucial purpose in investigations. On account of this, they are being increasingly incorporated in commercial as well as military aircrafts.
Acting as a restraint to the global aerospace data recorder market is the expensiveness of next generation flight recorders. A growing aerospace industry worldwide is stoking demand for cutting-edge technologies to amass accurate and precise data from an aircraft. In response to that, aerospace data recorder manufacturers are developing technologies using sophisticated and expensive electronics and sensors, which in turn is upping the price of the final product, thereby crimping their demand to an extent.
To overcome such challenges, savvy players in the global aerospace data recorder market are emphasizing on research for the transmission of real-time data directly to cloud.
A report by Transparency Market Research projects the global aerospace data recorder market to expand at a lackluster CAGR of 4.6% from 2017 to 2025. At this pace, the market will likely attain a value of US$2.086 mn by 2025 from US$1.422 million in 2016.
Cockpit Voice Recorder to Pip Other Components in Terms of Growth Rate
Component-wise, the global aerospace data recorder market can be divided into flight data recorder, cockpit voice recorder, quick access recorder, and data recorder. The flight data recorder, among them, leads the market and it contributed significantly to the market share in 2016. In the years ahead, the segment is expected to expand further. Vis-à-vis growth rate, the cockpit voice recorder is slated to outpace all other components in the aerospace data recorder market in the next couple of years.
Booming Air Traffic in China and Japan Makes Asia Pacific Key Market
From a geographical standpoint, North America is a leading market for aerospace data recorders that holds maximum share. Bolstering the market in the region is the growth of commercial airlines and swift expansion of air traffic, particularly in the last few years. This has also driven up demand for flight recorders. Further, the U.S is also funneling considerable amounts in modernization of conventional systems embedded in defense aircrafts. This has resulted in manufacturers developing robust technologies to meet the demand of the U.S Department of Defense.
Europe trails North America in terms of market share and is also expected to grow at a swift pace in the upcoming years. The region’s growth is mainly stoked by the ongoing modernization of commercial aircrafts and defense aircrafts which are resulting in investment in improved technologies. For example, aerospace data recorders manufacturers in Europe have developed a lightweight composite data recorder, capable of withstanding heat from intense fire and high speed impact. This has visibly impacted the aerospace data recorder market positively in Europe.
In terms of growth rate, Asia Pacific is slated to surpass all other regions in the global aerospace data recorder market mainly on the back of surging air traffic in the countries of India, China, Japan, Australia, and South Korea. China and Japan together generated over half of the revenue in the region in 2016, while, India is expected to emerge as the most attractive market in the foreseeable future.
The top ten companies in the global aerospace data recorder market are Honeywell International Inc., AstroNova Inc., Teledyne Technologies Inc., Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions, FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd., L-3 Technologies Inc., SLN Technologies, RUAG Group, Leonardo DRS, and Universal Avionics Systems Corporation.
Global Aerospace Data Recorder Market: Overview
The aerospace industry across the globe has been experiencing rapid escalation in air traffic in the past few years. In order to meet the rising air traffic, the airline operator are ordering for more aircrafts, integrated with latest technologies. This trend is expected to grow the market for aerospace data recorder market in the current scenario. The aerospace data recorder are the electronic devices used to record or collect any electronic signals sent to the aircraft as well as the conversation between the pilots’ and the on board crews and air traffic controller. These devices are used by the aircraft accident investigation agencies and the aircraft operators during any aircraft accident or incidents.
Global Aerospace Data Recorder Market: Drivers and Trends
The demand for accurate and precise flight data among the airline operators and defense forces across the globe are fuelling the growth of market for aerospace data recorder. Another factor bolstering the growth of the aerospace data recorder market during the forecast period from 2017 to 2025 is the modernization of the existing aircraft with latest technology. The latest technology will offer the commercial airlines and defense forces with enhanced safety and operation benefits. The modernization of aircrafts are evoking the interest among the manufacturers to incorporate robust data recorders. The benefits of flight recorders can help the airliners and investigation agencies to identify and detect the cause of the accident or incident. In order to meet the surging demand for modernization of aircrafts, the manufacturers are procuring the data recorders in large numbers, which in turn is helping the aerospace data recorder market to grow over the period
The market for aerospace data recorder is poised to grow in future due to introduction of expanded underwater locator beacon. The manufacturers of flight recorders have developed a new underwater locator beacon which can operate under water for maximum of 90 days, which was limited to 30 days in the conventional aerospace data recorders. This development is anticipated to impact heavily on the growth of market for aerospace data recorder in the coming years.
Global Aerospace Data Recorder Market: Segmentation
In the report on aerospace data recorder market, the market is segmented on basis of components, application and geography. The different components of aerospace data recorder included in the report are cockpit voice recorder, flight data recorder, quick access recorder, data loggers. In 2016, the largest market globally was captured by flight data recorders. Owing to the fact that, flight data recorders captures various data from an aircraft, the same are heavily attached to aircrafts. This has led the segment to dominate among the various components of flight recorders. Cockpit voice recorder is estimated to be the fastest growing type segment, expanding at a significant rate during the forecast period from 2017 to 2025. The application segment is bifurcated as commercial and defense sector.
Due to the rapid escalation in the commercial aviation worldwide, the commercial segment held the majority of market share in 2016 and the segment is estimated to grow at a significant CAGR from 2017 to 2025. The estimated growth of commercial segment is attributed to the fact that, the global aerospace industry is witnessing huge growth in air traffic.
Global Aerospace Data Recorder Market: Geographical Analysis
Geographically, the aerospace data recorder market is categorized on basis of five key regions as North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa and Latin America. The majority of the market share was contributed by North America in 2016 followed by Europe. Due to extensive research and development being carried out in the North America region in order to manufacture technologically robust flight recorder, the region is leading the market in 2016. Asia Pacific is witnessing huge demand for air traffic especially in the countries such as China, India, Japan and South Korea among others, due to which the region is estimated to be the fastest growing region globally.
Global Aerospace Data Recorder Market: Competitive Analysis
Across five key regions globally, the top ten participants operating in the market for aerospace data recorder has been profiled in this report. The participants are Honeywell International Inc. (U.S), Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (U.S), AstroNova Inc. (U.S), SLN Technologies (India), FLHYT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. (Canada), Leonardo DRS (U.S), RUAG Group (Switzerland), Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions (U.S), L-3 Technologies Inc. (U.S), Universal Avionics Systems Corporation (U.S).
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Global Aerospace Data Recorder Market, 2017-2025: By Components
- Cockpit Voice Recorder
- Flight Data Recorder
- Quick Access Recorder
- Data Logger
Global Aerospace Data Recorder Market, 2017 - 2025: By Application
Global Aerospace Data Recorder Market, 2017 - 2025: By Geography
- North America
- Rest of Europe
- Asia Pacific
- Rest of Asia Pacific
- Middle East and Africa
- Saudi Arabia
- Rest of Middle East and Africa
- Latin America
- Rest of Latin America