Get In Touch

The piston engine aircrafts are also known as reciprocating engine aircrafts, which uses cylinders and pistons to generate power instead of turbines. These engines uses single or more than one reciprocating pistons for conversion of pressure into rotating motion.

The piston engine aircrafts market are heavily driven by the advantage of fuel efficiency of the engine. The piston engines minimizes the gap between the piston and the cylinder, resulting in high compression ratio, high heat and low fuel consumptions. During long flight hours, the payload capacity increases which in turn enhances the fuel efficiency of the engines. This factor increases the interest among the aircraft operators to procure these aircrafts, thus, driving the market. Moreover, these piston engines are more reliable in comparison to other types of aircraft engines. These engines are diesel powered with high pressure fuel pump and due to this, the problems associated with piston engines are less than that of the engines with spark-plugs. Owing to this factor, the aircraft operators are procuring the aircrafts with piston engines in a large numbers for their simple and reliable mechanisms.

The piston engines aircraft market growth is restrained by the short life cycle of the engines. The piston engines are simpler, reliable and easier to maintain but, however the primary drawback of these engines is the life cycle. A piston engine has a life span of maximum five years which in comparison to other jet engines or turboprop engines. Due to this, the aircraft operators are limiting their procurement of piston engine aircrafts, which is hindering the market growth.

The market for piston engine aircrafts is anticipated to grow over the period as the manufacturers are researching on increasing the time between overhaul hours of the engines. Typically, the piston engines are required to overhaul between 1,200 hours to 2,000 hours of flying. The on-going researches are being conducted in the developed countries to increase the efficiency of the aircraft engine as well as the time between overhaul. This factor is expected to boost the procurement of the piston engine aircraft in the coming years, therefore, driving the market in future.

The market for piston engine aircrafts is segmented on basis of types, engine types, maximum take-off weight and geography. The two types of piston engine aircrafts are single engine aircraft and multi engine aircraft. The single engine aircrafts dominates the market and is anticipated to retain its dominance for the next couple of years. The different engine types in piston engine aircrafts are in-line piston engines, V-type piston engines, rotary piston engine, horizontally opposed piston engine, and radial piston engine. Horizontally opposed piston engines are the most widely used piston engines due to their simple mechanism, reliability and easy maintenance. Another advantage of horizontally opposed piston engines is that they are air or liquid cooled, which helps the operators to use either of the cooling systems. In terms of maximum take-off weight, the piston engine aircrafts market is categorized as less than 1000 kg, 1000-2000 kg and more than 2000 kg. The piston engine aircrafts with maximum take-off weight of 1000-2000 kg leads the market due to the enhanced fuel efficiency and greater performance. Globally, the market for piston engine aircrafts is segmented based on five strategic geographies namely North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, and Latin America. The leading geographies in the piston engine aircrafts are the North America followed by Europe.

The major manufacturers of piston engines aircrafts includes Textron Aviation (U.S), Garmin, Mahindra Aerospace (India), Piper Aircraft Inc. (U.S), Flight Design GmbH (Germany), Diamond Aircraft (Austria), Cirrus Aircraft Corporation (U.S), WACO Aircraft Corporation (U.S), American Champion Aircraft Corporation (U.S), and Costruzioni Aeronautiche TECNAM S.r.l. (Italy).

The report offers a comprehensive evaluation of the market. It does so via in-depth qualitative insights, historical data, and verifiable projections about market size. The projections featured in the report have been derived using proven research methodologies and assumptions. By doing so, the research report serves as a repository of analysis and information for every facet of the market, including but not limited to: Regional markets, technology, types, and applications.

The study is a source of reliable data on:

  • Market segments and sub-segments
  • Market trends and dynamics
  • Supply and demand
  • Market size
  • Current trends/opportunities/challenges
  • Competitive landscape
  • Technological breakthroughs
  • Value chain and stakeholder analysis

The regional analysis covers:

  • North America (U.S. and Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Brazil, Peru, Chile, and others)
  • Western Europe (Germany, U.K., France, Spain, Italy, Nordic countries, Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg)
  • Eastern Europe (Poland and Russia)
  • Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan, ASEAN, Australia, and New Zealand)
  • Middle East and Africa (GCC, Southern Africa, and North Africa)

The report has been compiled through extensive primary research (through interviews, surveys, and observations of seasoned analysts) and secondary research (which entails reputable paid sources, trade journals, and industry body databases). The report also features a complete qualitative and quantitative assessment by analyzing data gathered from industry analysts and market participants across key points in the industry’s value chain.

A separate analysis of prevailing trends in the parent market, macro- and micro-economic indicators, and regulations and mandates is included under the purview of the study. By doing so, the report projects the attractiveness of each major segment over the forecast period.

Highlights of the report:

  • A complete backdrop analysis, which includes an assessment of the parent market
  • Important changes in market dynamics
  • Market segmentation up to the second or third level
  • Historical, current, and projected size of the market from the standpoint of both value and volume
  • Reporting and evaluation of recent industry developments
  • Market shares and strategies of key players
  • Emerging niche segments and regional markets
  • An objective assessment of the trajectory of the market
  • Recommendations to companies for strengthening their foothold in the market    

Note: Although care has been taken to maintain the highest levels of accuracy in TMR’s reports, recent market/vendor-specific changes may take time to reflect in the analysis.

This study by TMR is all-encompassing framework of the dynamics of the market. It mainly comprises critical assessment of consumers' or customers' journeys, current and emerging avenues, and strategic framework to enable CXOs take effective decisions.

Our key underpinning is the 4-Quadrant Framework EIRS that offers detailed visualization of four elements:

  • Customer Experience Maps
  • Insights and Tools based on data-driven research
  • Actionable Results to meet all the business priorities
  • Strategic Frameworks to boost the growth journey

The study strives to evaluate the current and future growth prospects, untapped avenues, factors shaping their revenue potential, and demand and consumption patterns in the global market by breaking it into region-wise assessment.

The following regional segments are covered comprehensively:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

The EIRS quadrant framework in the report sums up our wide spectrum of data-driven research and advisory for CXOs to help them make better decisions for their businesses and stay as leaders.

Below is a snapshot of these quadrants.

1. Customer Experience Map

The study offers an in-depth assessment of various customers’ journeys pertinent to the market and its segments. It offers various customer impressions about the products and service use. The analysis takes a closer look at their pain points and fears across various customer touchpoints. The consultation and business intelligence solutions will help interested stakeholders, including CXOs, define customer experience maps tailored to their needs. This will help them aim at boosting customer engagement with their brands.

2. Insights and Tools

The various insights in the study are based on elaborate cycles of primary and secondary research the analysts engage with during the course of research. The analysts and expert advisors at TMR adopt industry-wide, quantitative customer insights tools and market projection methodologies to arrive at results, which makes them reliable. The study not just offers estimations and projections, but also an uncluttered evaluation of these figures on the market dynamics. These insights merge data-driven research framework with qualitative consultations for business owners, CXOs, policy makers, and investors. The insights will also help their customers overcome their fears.

3. Actionable Results

The findings presented in this study by TMR are an indispensable guide for meeting all business priorities, including mission-critical ones. The results when implemented have shown tangible benefits to business stakeholders and industry entities to boost their performance. The results are tailored to fit the individual strategic framework. The study also illustrates some of the recent case studies on solving various problems by companies they faced in their consolidation journey.

4. Strategic Frameworks

The study equips businesses and anyone interested in the market to frame broad strategic frameworks. This has become more important than ever, given the current uncertainty due to COVID-19. The study deliberates on consultations to overcome various such past disruptions and foresees new ones to boost the preparedness. The frameworks help businesses plan their strategic alignments for recovery from such disruptive trends. Further, analysts at TMR helps you break down the complex scenario and bring resiliency in uncertain times.

The report sheds light on various aspects and answers pertinent questions on the market. Some of the important ones are:

1. What can be the best investment choices for venturing into new product and service lines?

2. What value propositions should businesses aim at while making new research and development funding?

3. Which regulations will be most helpful for stakeholders to boost their supply chain network?

4. Which regions might see the demand maturing in certain segments in near future?

5. What are the some of the best cost optimization strategies with vendors that some well-entrenched players have gained success with?

6. Which are the key perspectives that the C-suite are leveraging to move businesses to new growth trajectory?

7. Which government regulations might challenge the status of key regional markets?

8. How will the emerging political and economic scenario affect opportunities in key growth areas?

9. What are some of the value-grab opportunities in various segments?

10. What will be the barrier to entry for new players in the market?

Note: Although care has been taken to maintain the highest levels of accuracy in TMR’s reports, recent market/vendor-specific changes may take time to reflect in the analysis.

Custom Market Research Services

TMR offers custom market research services that help clients to get information on their business scenario required where syndicated solutions are not enough.


Piston Engine Aircrafts Market

Pre Book