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Commercial and Military Flight Simulation - Global Strategic Business Report

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  • 478 Pages
  • February 2024
  • Region: Global
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc
  • ID: 338492

Global Commercial and Military Flight Simulation Market to Reach $7.6 Billion by 2030

The global market for Commercial and Military Flight Simulation estimated at US$5.4 Billion in the year 2022, is projected to reach a revised size of US$7.6 Billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 4.5% over the analysis period 2022-2030. Flight Training Devices (FTD), one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record 5% CAGR and reach US$3.2 Billion by the end of the analysis period. Growth in the Flight Mission Simulators (fms) segment is estimated at 4.6% CAGR for the next 8-year period.

The U.S. Market is Estimated at $2.4 Billion, While China is Forecast to Grow at 6.1% CAGR

The Commercial and Military Flight Simulation market in the U.S. is estimated at US$2.4 Billion in the year 2022. China, the world's second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$734.1 Million by the year 2030 trailing a CAGR of 6.1% over the analysis period 2022 to 2030. Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 3.5% and 4.2% respectively over the 2022-2030 period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 2.8% CAGR.

Select Competitors (Total 88 Featured)

  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • BAE Systems PLC
  • Cubic Corporation
  • ECA Group
  • Leonardo SpA
  • Adacel Technologies Ltd.
  • CS SOFT a.s.
  • L3Harris Technologies, Inc.
  • Airbus Group SE
  • Bluedrop Training & Simulation
  • FAAC, Inc.
  • FlightSafety International, Inc.
  • HAVELSAN A.S.
  • Nautical Simulation
  • Lufthansa Group

Economic Outlook

The global economic outlook is improving, and growth recovery, albeit on the lower side, is expected for this year and the next. The United States although witnessing slowing GDP growth in response to tight monetary and financial conditions, has nevertheless overcome the recession threat. Easing of headline inflation in Euro area is helping boost real incomes and is contributing to pick-up in economic activity. China is expected to see strong increases in GDP in the coming year as the pandemic threat recedes and the government sheds its zero-COVID policy. With optimistic GDP projections, India remains on-course to emerge into a US trillion economy by 2030, surpassing Japan and Germany.

The upturn, however, remains fragile and a number of interlocking challenges continue to run in parallel, such as continued uncertainty around the war in Ukraine; slower than expected decline in global headline inflation; continuation of food and fuel inflation as a persistent economic problem for most developing countries; and still high retail inflation and its impact on consumer confidence and spending. Countries and their governments are showing signs of weathering these challenges, which helps lift market sentiments. As governments continue to combat inflation to get it down to more economically conformable levels by raising interest rates, new job creation will slowdown and impact economic activity. Stricter regulatory environment and pressure to mainstream climate change into economic decisions will compound the complexity of challenges faced.

Although corporate investments can likely be held back by inflation worries and weaker demand, rise of new technologies will reverse partially this prevailing investment sentiment. Rise of generative AI; applied AI; industrializing machine learning; next-generation software development; Web3; cloud and edge computing; quantum technologies; electrification and renewables and climate technologies beyond electrification and renewables, will open up the global investment landscape. The technologies hold the potential to drive sizeable incremental growth and value to global GDP in the coming years. The short-term is expected to be a mixed bag of challenges and opportunities for both consumers and investors alike. There is always opportunity for businesses and their leaders who can chart a path forward with resilience and adaptability.

What`s New?

  • Special discussions on the global economic climate and market sentiment
  • Coverage on global competitiveness and key competitor percentage market shares
  • Market presence analysis across multiple geographies - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial
  • Online interactive peer-to-peer collaborative bespoke updates
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Frequently Asked Questions about the Commercial and Military Flight Simulation Market

What is the estimated value of the Commercial and Military Flight Simulation Market?

The Commercial and Military Flight Simulation Market was estimated to be valued at $5.4 Billion in 2022.

What is the growth rate of the Commercial and Military Flight Simulation Market?

The growth rate of the Commercial and Military Flight Simulation Market is 4.4%, with an estimated value of $7.6 Billion by 2030.

What is the forecasted size of the Commercial and Military Flight Simulation Market?

The Commercial and Military Flight Simulation Market is estimated to be worth $7.6 Billion by 2030.

Who are the key companies in the Commercial and Military Flight Simulation Market?

Key companies in the Commercial and Military Flight Simulation Market include Lockheed Martin Corporation, BAE Systems PLC, Cubic Corporation, ECA Group, Leonardo SpA, Adacel Technologies Ltd., CS SOFT a.s., L3Harris Technologies, Inc., Airbus Group SE and Bluedrop Training & Simulation.

Table of Contents

I. METHODOLOGYII. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
1. MARKET OVERVIEW
  • Influencer Market Insights
  • World Market Trajectories
  • An Introduction to Commercial and Military Flight Simulation
  • Historical Perspective
  • Commercial and Military Flight Simulation: Current Market Scenario and Outlook
  • Recent Market Activity
  • Ongoing COVID-19 Outbreak: A Brief Note on Impact Assessment of Flight Simulation Market
  • Flight Training Devices (FTD): The Largest Segment
  • Full Flight Simulators Remain Relevant
  • An Insight into the Development Phases of Full Flight Simulators
  • Surging Demand for Flight Training Services
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Strategic Alliances and Collaborations: Key Competitive Factors
  • L3Harris and CAE Dominate Military Simulators Market
  • Commercial and Military Flight Simulation - Global Key Competitors Percentage Market Share in 2022 (E)
  • Competitive Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial for Players Worldwide in 2022 (E)
  • Impact of Covid-19 and a Looming Global Recession
2. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS
3. MARKET TRENDS & DRIVERS
  • New Aircraft Models to Drive Growth
  • Commercial Aviation Emerges as Major End-Use Sector for Flight Simulation
  • Global Fleet of Commercial Aircraft (2017 & 2036) by Region (in Units)
  • Demand for Civil Aviation Pilots Set to Accelerate in the Future - An Indication of Opportunity in Store for Commercial Flight Simulation Market
  • Pilot Outlook: Number of Pilots for Years 2018E & 2030P
  • Regulatory Safety Compliance Drives Demand for Flight Simulators in the Commercial Aviation Sector Aviation Sector
  • Multi Crew Pilot Licensing Process to Support Demand for Simulators
  • Opportunities in Military Aviation Sector
  • Growth Drivers in a Nutshell
  • Rising Global Security Concerns Propel Growth of Military Flight Simulator
  • Review of Defense Budgets & Implications on Military Flight Simulation market
  • Top Countries with Military Spending in USD Billion: 2019
  • New Generation Aircraft Drive Demand for Flight Simulation Products & Services in Commercial & Military Aviation Sectors
  • Sophisticated Avionics Create New Opportunities for Flight Simulators
  • Technology Advancements Instigate Robust Market Momentum
  • Focus on Select Flight Simulator/Device Models
  • Select Technology Innovations
  • A Note on Importance of Flight Simulator Evaluation
  • Aviation Training Devices - A Review
  • Online Simulation Based Aviation Pilot Training Grows in Popularity
  • Simulator Manufacturers Expand into the Training Services Field to Expand Revenue Opportunities
4. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
  • TABLE 1: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Commercial and Military Flight Simulation by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2022 through 2030 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 2: World Historic Review for Commercial and Military Flight Simulation by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2021 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 3: World 16-Year Perspective for Commercial and Military Flight Simulation by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets for Years 2014, 2023 & 2030
  • TABLE 4: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Flight Training Devices (FTD) by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2022 through 2030 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 5: World Historic Review for Flight Training Devices (FTD) by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2021 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 6: World 16-Year Perspective for Flight Training Devices (FTD) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa for Years 2014, 2023 & 2030
  • TABLE 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Flight Mission Simulators (FMS) by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2022 through 2030 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 8: World Historic Review for Flight Mission Simulators (FMS) by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2021 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 9: World 16-Year Perspective for Flight Mission Simulators (FMS) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa for Years 2014, 2023 & 2030
  • TABLE 10: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fixed Base Simulators (FBS) by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2022 through 2030 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 11: World Historic Review for Fixed Base Simulators (FBS) by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2021 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 12: World 16-Year Perspective for Fixed Base Simulators (FBS) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa for Years 2014, 2023 & 2030
  • TABLE 13: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Full Flight Simulators (FFS) by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2022 through 2030 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 14: World Historic Review for Full Flight Simulators (FFS) by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2021 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 15: World 16-Year Perspective for Full Flight Simulators (FFS) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa for Years 2014, 2023 & 2030
  • TABLE 16: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Products by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2022 through 2030 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 17: World Historic Review for Products by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2021 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 18: World 16-Year Perspective for Products by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa for Years 2014, 2023 & 2030
  • TABLE 19: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Services by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2022 through 2030 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 20: World Historic Review for Services by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2021 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 21: World 16-Year Perspective for Services by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa for Years 2014, 2023 & 2030
  • TABLE 22: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Commercial by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2022 through 2030 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 23: World Historic Review for Commercial by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2021 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 24: World 16-Year Perspective for Commercial by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa for Years 2014, 2023 & 2030
  • TABLE 25: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Military by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2022 through 2030 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 26: World Historic Review for Military by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2021 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 27: World 16-Year Perspective for Military by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa for Years 2014, 2023 & 2030
  • TABLE 28: World Commercial and Military Flight Simulation Market Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2030
III. MARKET ANALYSIS
  • UNITED STATES
  • Commercial and Military Flight Simulation Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in the United States for 2023 (E)
  • North American Simulation Solutions Market
  • Despite Military Budget Cuts, Military Simulation Sees Steady Growth Prospects
  • Major Military Simulation Programs in the US
  • Synthetic Training and Simulation Gains Acceptance in Military Sector
  • US Air Force’s New Office to Test Hypersonic Technology and Directed Energy Weapons
  • Cyber Battle Laboratory of the US Army to Counter Cyber-Electromagnetic Activities
  • Testing Aircraft Survivability - The Various M&S Approaches
  • Importance of M&S for NATO
  • Industry Consolidation Gives Birth to New Contracting Process
  • FAA Proposes Overhaul of Flight Crew Training Programs
  • An Overview of the 2001 ATSA
  • Upgradation - Unavoidable at this Juncture
  • Aviation Industry Obsessed with Outsourcing Trend
  • US Commercial Full Flight Simulators Market (2018): Percentage Breakdown of Installed Base by End-User - Airlines, Flight Training Center, and Universities
  • Virtual and Constructive Training to Rule the Roost
  • CANADA
  • Market Scenario
  • JAPAN
  • Commercial and Military Flight Simulation Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Japan for 2023 (E)
  • CHINA
  • Commercial and Military Flight Simulation Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in China for 2023 (E)
  • Market Overview
  • EUROPE
  • Commercial and Military Flight Simulation Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Europe for 2023 (E)
  • Market Overview
  • Military Synthetic Training and Simulation
  • FRANCE
  • Commercial and Military Flight Simulation Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in France for 2023 (E)
  • Market Overview
  • GERMANY
  • Commercial and Military Flight Simulation Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Germany for 2023 (E)
  • Market Brief
  • ITALY
  • UNITED KINGDOM
  • Commercial and Military Flight Simulation Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in the United Kingdom for 2023 (E)
  • Military Simulators Market - An Overview
  • SPAIN
  • RUSSIA
  • Market Scenario
  • REST OF EUROPE
  • ASIA-PACIFIC
  • Commercial and Military Flight Simulation Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Asia-Pacific for 2023 (E)
  • LATIN AMERICA
  • Commercial and Military Flight Simulation Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Latin America for 2023 (E)
  • MIDDLE EAST
  • Commercial and Military Flight Simulation Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Middle East for 2023 (E)
  • AFRICA
  • Commercial and Military Flight Simulation Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Africa for 2023 (E)
IV. COMPETITION

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • BAE Systems PLC
  • Cubic Corporation
  • ECA Group
  • Leonardo SpA
  • Adacel Technologies Ltd.
  • CS SOFT a.s.
  • L3Harris Technologies, Inc.
  • Airbus Group SE
  • Bluedrop Training & Simulation
  • FAAC, Inc.
  • FlightSafety International, Inc.
  • HAVELSAN A.S.
  • Nautical Simulation
  • Lufthansa Group