Global Autopilot Systems Market: Outlook

Autopilot system is an important part of the flight management system. It is further used for controlling a vehicle eliminating the need for a human operator for constant monitoring. However, this system does not replace the complete need of a human operator, as an alternative, it helps them in operating the vehicle efficiently. These systems are extensively used in ships, spacecraft, missiles, and aviation. An autopilot system comprises components such as an actuator, computer, and mode selector or programmer. A mode selector or programmer enables the pilot to accordingly program the autopilot system in order to attain the desired flight profile and aids in communicating with avionic systems such as GPS. In this system, the computer receives the programmer information and then transmits it to the actuator. These autopilot systems are designed for the purpose of decreasing the workload of the cockpit and improving the ability of the pilot to control the flight.

This industry research report is a brief review of the growth trail in terms of existing, past, and future scenarios of the global autopilot systems market. It deals with the evaluation of the aspects that are expected to influence the development of the market and the primary trends have also been specified in the research study. The research study also offers a broad lookout on the vendor landscape of the market through Porter’s five forces analysis. The research report offers references of the research and development activities, mergers and acquisitions, and specifics on licensing and collaborations. The report probes into the strategies related to publicity, shares, and product range of the key participants in the global autopilot systems market.

Global Autopilot Systems Market: Key Trends

The autopilot systems help the pilot by performing functions such as heading mode, vertical speed, glide slope coupling, control wheel steering, altitude hold, roll steering, warning for course deviation, dual mode intercept, and coupling and tracking. This system further intercepts the course, tracks the off road signal of the vehicle, and maintains the assigned altitude. This type of system also consumes less fuel in comparison to the fuel used by a human handled airplane. The global autopilot systems market is likely to be benefitted by the rising demand for reducing operating costs to gain more, enhance the efficiency and safety of the operations of the flight, and enable flight automation. As a result of this, leading market players are incessantly investing in the development of high-end autopilot systems with advanced architecture. They are also entering into strategic contracts to gain a competitive advantage in the market. For instance, Honeywell lately got into an agreement with Indigo Airlines for the purpose of installing cockpit technologies that will help in providing enhanced situational consciousness to the autopilot and the pilot.

Global Autopilot Systems Market: Regional Analysis

The global autopilot systems market has been classified into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World. The markets in Europe and North America have been exhibiting exponential growth over the last couple of years. However, countries in the Latin America and Asia Pacific region are expected to provide lucrative prospects to manufacturers of autopilot systems to capitalize on.

Global Autopilot Systems Market: Vendor Landscape

The key market players include Century Flight Systems Inc., Honeywell International Inc., Cloud Cap Technology, Trimble Navigation Ltd., Raymarine Ltd., BAE Systems Plc., TMQ International, Rockwell Collins Inc., Garmin Ltd., Cobham Plc., and Furuno Electric Co. Ltd.

Major geographies analyzed under this research report are: 

  • Europe
  • North America 
  • Asia-Pacific 
  • Rest of the World 

This report gives you access to decisive data such as:

  • Market growth drivers
  • Factors limiting market growth
  • Current market trends
  • Market structure
  • Market projections for the coming years

Key highlights of this report

  • Overview of key market forces propelling and restraining market growth
  • Up-to-date analyses of market trends and technological improvements
  • Pin-point analyses of market competition dynamics to offer you a competitive edge
  • An analysis of strategies of major competitors
  • An array of graphics and SWOT analysis of major industry segments
  • Detailed analyses of industry trends
  • A well-defined technological growth map with an impact-analysis
  • Offers a clear understanding of the competitive landscape and key product segments