Authored By: Sarah
11 Jul 2024

 Aircraft Micro Turbine Engines Market Size to grow by USD 1136.05 million between 2023-2027

According to a research report “ Aircraft Micro Turbine Engines Market” by End-user (Propulsion, Auxiliary power) Geography (North America, Europe, APAC, Middle East and Africa, South America)- Global Forecast to 2027 published by Technavio, the market size is estimated to grow by USD 1136.05 million, at a CAGR of  6.7% during the forecast period. In the dynamic aviation industry, airlines prioritize the implementation of fuel-efficient and cost-effective aircraft engines. To achieve this, the utilization of advanced materials with enhanced durability is essential for optimal engine performance without sacrificing service life. Current engines are digitally managed, with power output regulated through sensors at various flight stages. These sensors, such as those on Rolls-Royce's Trent XWB, collect real-time data on temperature, pressure, vibration, and oil debris at a frequency of 40 times per second. By promptly identifying faults or errors, these sensors significantly improve engine reliability and efficiency.

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By End-user, the Propulsion segment is projected to dominate the market size in 2024


By Geography, North America  segment is expected to hold the largest market size for the year 2024

The general aircraft segment is poised for substantial revenue growth in the global aircraft micro turbine engines market. General aircraft, which include those used for transporting people or cargo, span the realm of both general aviation and scheduled airline services. Comprised of engines, wings, power plants, fuselage, tail or empennage, and landing gear, these aircraft serve diverse purposes such as tourism, passenger travel, business travel, and freight transportation. Factors like the expanding disposable income of the middle class and the rise of low-cost airlines have fueled a surge in air travelers, thereby boosting the demand for general aircraft in the market.

North America is forecasted to hold the largest market size by region in 2024

In the global aircraft micro turbine engines market, North America held the leading position in 2022. The region's dominance can be attributed to its robust military sector, particularly in the United States, which boasts a significant aircraft fleet. Additionally, North America is home to technologically advanced countries such as the US and Canada, driving the aviation industry's growth. The presence of several aircraft Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in the region further bolsters the market. The defense sector benefits significantly from this growth due to increased government investment in research and development and the procurement of advanced fighters, helicopters, and transport and training aircraft from regional companies, including those specializing in aircraft micro turbine engines.

The Aircraft Micro Turbine Engines Market growth and forecasting report also includes detailed analyses of the competitive landscape of the market growth and forecasting and information about 20 market companies, including:

  • AeroDesignWorks GmbH
  • AMT Netherlands B.V.
  • Bowman Power Group Ltd.
  • Ebara Corp.
  • General Electric Co.
  • Hawk Turbine AB
  • Ingenieurburo CAT M.Zipperer GmbH
  • Jets Munt S.L.
  • Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc.
  • MTT bv
  • PBS Group AS
  • Raytheon Technologies Corp.
  • Rolls Royce Holdings Plc
  • Stuttgart Engineering Propulsion Technologies UG
  • The Williams Co. Inc.
  • Honeywell International Inc.
  • Safran SA

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Research Analysis Overview

The Aircraft Micro Turbine Engines market is witnessing significant growth due to the increasing demand for lightweight, fuel-efficient, and low emission engines for various aerial vehicles. The market can be segmented into OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) and Aftermarket segments. OEM segment caters to the demand from Civil and Military aviation industries, including commercial aviation, military aviation, and military unmanned vehicles. On the other hand, the Aftermarket segment serves the needs of various industries such as agriculture, telecommunications, criminal prevention, and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). These engines run on both Diesel and Jet Fuel and offer advantages like quick installation, compact size, high speed operation, and cheap maintenance. Moreover, they produce low NOX emissions, making them an eco-friendly alternative. The micro turbine engines are also known for their variable speed, noise reduction, and vibration control features, making them an ideal choice for aerial vehicles in diverse applications.

Market Research Overview

The Aircraft Micro Turbine Engines market is witnessing significant growth due to the increasing demand for aerial vehicles in both civil and defense sectors. The market can be segmented into OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) and aftermarket segments. OEM segment caters to the demand from Military aviation, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), Military Unmanned Vehicles, Light Aircrafts, Cargo Aerial vehicles, Air Taxis, Turboprop, Turboshaft, and Turbojet aerial vehicles. The aftermarket segment focuses on spare part suppliers and mechanization. Micro turbine engines offer various fuels, including Diesel and Jet Fuel, making them suitable for a wide range of aerial vehicles. Innovative technologies like specialized cooling methods and exhaust gases management ensure safety and efficiency. Recent news highlights collaboration and partnerships between companies like Fusionflight and engine manufacturers to produce lightweight microturbine engines. The European market is a significant player due to regulatory restrictions on emissions and the push for cogeneration and micro combustion. The market faces challenges such as air traffic, passenger load factor, aircraft cancellations, and maintenance costs. However, the low operating costs, operational benefits, and small size make micro turbine engines an attractive option for various applications, including remote sensing, real-time reconnaissance, disaster management, agriculture, telecommunications, criminal prevention, and civil and commercial aviation. Micro turbine engines also offer low NOX emissions, cheap maintenance, high-speed operation, quick installation, compact size, variable speed, and noise reduction, making them ideal for UAVs and air taxis. The future of micro turbine engines looks promising with the potential for heat and electricity generation through cogeneration and the growing demand for small-scale combustion turbines.


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