Global Helicopter Blades Market - Segmented by Application (Commercial, Military) and Geography - Growth, Trends and Forecast (2018 - 2023)
|出版商||Mordor Intelligence LLP||商品編碼||708655|
|出版日期||內容資訊||英文 106 Pages
|全球直升機槳葉市場:各用途(商業，軍事)，地區(2018年∼2023年) Global Helicopter Blades Market - Segmented by Application (Commercial, Military) and Geography - Growth, Trends and Forecast (2018 - 2023)|
|出版日期: 2018年09月01日||內容資訊: 英文 106 Pages||
The demand for helicopters in both commercial and military sectors has been increasing gradually. Commercial helicopters are now being used in different areas, like tourism, medical and emergency rescue services, transportation, law enforcement and offshore helicopter services. In the military segment, contracts comprising of high amounts are being awarded for the military helicopter manufacturers. Geographically, in the primary market for military helicopters, the US, military helicopter procurements are being done aggressively. This increase in demand for helicopters can increase the production of new helicopter blades by the OEMs. Also, the aftermarket services for the helicopter blades can drive the market for the helicopter blades during the forecast period.
The rise in usage of helicopters is anticipated to increase the aftermarket activity, which will also drive the market for helicopter blades in the years to come. Advancements in technology and materials are also expected to drive the market during the forecast period. The use of 3D printed parts has been increasing over the years. 3D printing is mainly used for accelerating product development and customization of existing products. 3D printing is extensively used in the field of Aerospace since its origin as a rapid prototyping tool. Now-a-days, the process is not only used for product design but also for producing end parts and for maintenance operations. The tooling costs are reduced to a large extent by using 3D printing. In 2015, Automated Dynamics utilized Stratasys FDM-based (Fused Deposition Modeling) 3D printing to manufacture helicopter blade prototypes. The company said that this process will reduce tooling costs by 60-70%. The work on 3D printed components is now in its initial stage and is soon expected to find its way in many applications. This rise in 3D printing processes is expected to create demand for 3D printed helicopter blades in the near future.
In helicopter blade market segmented by application, military helicopter blades segment hold the maximum revenue share, followed by commercial helicopter blades, due to the wide usage of the helicopters in military applications by virtue of their vertical takeoff and landing capabilities. Military segment of helicopter blade market is also expected to continue their dominance in the market during the forecast period. There was a gradual increase in the military spending by various countries of the world. The growth in military expenditure will in turn help the revenue generation for the helicopter blade manufacturers as new helicopter blades will be manufactured alongside the helicopters, which will be driving the market for military helicopter blades in the years to come.
Globally, North America holds the highest market share in the helicopter blade market with US being the major market for the helicopter blades in 2017. The demand from US is likely to continue owing to the fact that US is currently having the largest helicopters fleet in the world, with around 5,758 military helicopters in US alone, as of December 2017. The aftermarket and maintenance services, along with the need to replace damaged blades for these helicopters, will drive the market for the helicopter blades during the forecast period. The huge budgets of US towards military are enabling the procurement of new helicopters by the US military. US Army is constantly procuring new and advanced helicopters from various OEMs. The MRO services for the blades for the existing helicopter fleet is expected to generate revenue for the market.
Kaman Corporation, Ducommun Incorporated, The Boeing Company, Carson Helicopters, Inc., and Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, among others.
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