U.S. General Aviation Aircraft Shipments and Registrations

U.S. General Aviation Aircraft Shipments and Registrations

Current as of March 2011
Source: GAMA

Shipments

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Year Single-Engine
Piston
Multiengine
Piston
Total Piston Turboprop Turbojet Total Units Shipped
2010 679 67 746 224 364 1,334
2009 772 32 804 269 514 1,587
2008 1,700 91 1,791 333 955 3,029
2007 2,097 77 2,174 290 815 3,279
2006 2,208 79 2,287 256 604 3,147
2005 2,024 71 2,095 240 522 2,857
2004 1,706 52 1,758 194 403 2,355
2003 1,519 71 1,590 163 384 2,137
2002 1,366 130 1,496 187 524 2,207
2001 1,581 147 1,728 306 600 2,634
2000 1,810 103 1,913 315 588 2,816
1999 1,634 114 1,748 239 517 2,504
1998 1,434 94 1,528 259 413 2,200
1997 898 86 984 223 342 1,549
1996 607 42 649 223 233 1,105
1995 515 61 576 255 246 1,077
1994 444 55 499 207 222 928
1993 516 39 555 211 198 964
1992 552 41 593 177 171 941
1991 564 49 613 222 186 1,021
1990 608 87 695 281 168 1,144
1989 1,023 87 1,110 268 157 1,535
1988 697 67 764 291 157 1,212
1987 613 87 700 263 122 1,085
1986 985 138 1,123 250 122 1,495
1985 1,370 193 1,563 321 145 2,029
1984 1,620 371 1,991 271 169 2,431
1983 1,811 417 2,228 321 142 2,691
1982 2,871 678 3,549 458 259 4,266
1981 6,608 1,542 8,150 918 389 9,457
1980 8,640 2,116 10,756 778 326 11,860
1979 13,286 2,843 16,129 639 282 17,050
1978 14,398 2,634 17,032 548 231 17,811
1977 14,054 2,195 16,249 428 227 16,904
1976 12,785 2,120 14,905 359 187 15,451
1975 11,441 2,116 13,557 305 194 14,056
1974 11,579 2,135 13,714 250 202 14,166
1973 10,788 2,413 13,201 247 198 13,646
1972 7,913 1,548 9,461 179 134 9,774
1971 6,287 1,043 7,330 89 47 7,466
1970 5,942 1,159 7,101 135 56 7,292
1969 10,054 2,078 12,132 214 111 12,457
1968 11,398 1,959 13,357 248 93 13,698
1967 11,557 1,773 13,330 149 98 13,577
1966 13,250 2,192 15,442 165 161 15,768
1965 9,873 1,780 11,653 87 112 11,852
1964 7,718 1,606 9,324 9 3 9,336
1963 6,248 1,321 7,569 0 0 7,569
1962 5,690 1,007 6,697 0 0 6,697

Registrations

Data current as of March 2011
Source: AOPA Oklahoma City Office

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Note: 1988 data is inaccurate due to FAA computer problems.
Note: Data is unavailable from March 2008 through July 2010.
**March 2006 is the last time "Destroyed" is being reported.

Year New Used Import Total Export Destroyed
2010 891 12,465 550 11,712 1,351 0**
2009 0 0 0 0 0 0**
2008 1,923 6,709 387 49,147 545 0**
2007 12,811 39,757 2,312 54,980 3,596 0**
2006 8,617 35,506 2,044 46,167 2,968 182**
2005 7,490 38,851 2,002 48,343 2,819 965
2004 6,508 36,566 1,947 45,021 2,684 1,003
2003 6,142 35,080 1,868 43,090 1,904 1,306
2002 6,330 34,850 2,281 43,461 1,641 1,351
2001 6,874 36,074 2,316 45,264 1,509 1,171
2000 7,343 38,442 2,390 48,175 1,748 1,527
1999 6,986 32,742 2,300 42,028 1,797 1,201
1998 6,502 35,645 2,516 44,663 1,971 1,578
1997 4,864 36,133 2,049 43,046 2,156 1,620
1996 5,377 41,116 1,803 48,296 1,950 1,220
1995 2,803 28,692 1,665 33,160 1,988 1,445
1994 1,636 40,215 1,923 43,774 1,990 1,612
1993 1,779 42,995 1,753 46,527 1,981 1,559
1992 1,971 46,678 1,404 50,053 2,340 1,710
1991 2,622 48,508 1,405 52,535 2,883 2,062
1990 2,533 54,809 1,456 58,798
1989 2,641 54,369 1,258 58,268
1988 2,158 52,125 896 64,920
1987 2,349 53,937 915 57,201
1986 2,657 51,197 1,653 55,507
1985 3,412 53,782 1,368 58,562
1984 4,784 68,242 1,894 74,920
1983 3,966 52,929 1,123 58,018
1982 6,546 51,952 1,023 59,521
1981 7,791 56,630 806 65,227
1980 10,360 62,087 803 73,250
1979 13,503 72,175 682 86,360
1978 13,717 77,168 813 91,698
1977 13,161 72,766 598 86,525
1976 13,424 74,221 702 88,347
1975 12,499 66,372 624 79,495
1974 12,898 80,571 661 94,130
1973 12,402 72,767 549 85,718
1972 10,946 58,510 551 70,007
1971 7,066 53,432 541 61,039
1970 10,115 56,020 529 66,664
1969 11,856 52,412 604 64,872
1968 12,403 53,216 280 65,899

Updated 3/25/11