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Aircraft Shipments

2016  $212.7B     -6.3%

Aircraft New Orders

2016  $135.8B   -13.6%

Aircraft Backlog

2016/12  $657.0B  -3.3%

GDP Q4-16 $18,869B +3.6%

UNEMPL Mar-17 4.5% -0.2pp

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DoD Procurement:

DoD Procurement
FY 2017

$112.2B  -5.6%

DoD Procurement
FY 2016

$118.9B +16.5%

Aerospace Economic Data:

Q4 2016

$73.9B    1.2%

Net Profit
Q4 2016

  $4.8B  -37.0%

November 2016

475,800  -2.0%


Deliveries ('17)

Deliveries ('16)

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Order Backlog

Net Orders ('17)

Net Orders ('16)









Monthly Analysis of Aircraft Deliveries (a must read!)

Commercial Aircraft Production Data

Apr. 11, 2017 Airbus, Boeing Report March 2017 Commercial Aircraft Orders & Deliveries
Mar. 13, 2017 Airbus, Boeing Report February 2017 Commercial Aircraft Orders & Deliveries
Feb. 14, 2017 Airbus, Boeing Report January 2017 Commercial Aircraft Orders & Deliveries
Jan. 16, 2017 Airbus, Boeing Report Full Year 2016 Commercial Aircraft Orders & Deliveries

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Top-100 Defense Contractors 2016
Top-100 NASA Contractors 2016
Top-100 U.S. Gov't Contractors 2016

Major U.S. Stock Market Indexes

Major U.S. Aerospace & Defense Companies

Commodity Prices & Currencies

Major U.S. Airlines

U.S. DoD Spending FY2016 to FY2017: Total DoD OCO O&M Procurement RDT&E MILPERS MILCON
+0.6% -42.3% +2.6% -5.6% +4.1% +0.7% -8.9%
U.S. DoD Spending FY2015 to FY2016: Total DoD OCO O&M Procurement RDT&E MILPERS MILCON
+2.9% -11.0% -0.5% +16.5% +8.5% -0.3% +22.3%

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Key Aerospace Trends | Gauging the Performance of the U.S. Aerospace Industry

GAUGES Performance Indicators for the Aerospace Industry

Below, we provide 10 key indicators that highlight U.S. aerospace industry trends. Together, these indicators provide a snapshot of the current state of aerospace in the United States. The data is the latest available and the growth rates on display for each indicator highlight the change from the same period last year. If you want more information about an indicator or a particular aerospace subject, there are links placed below the charts that will take you directly to more detailed data. What we provide below is simply a 3-minute tour highlighting the trends and current state of the aerospace industry.

Aerospace Industrial Production | -2.1% Aerospace Capacity Utilization | -1.50 points
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Aerospace Company Net Profits | -37.0% U.S. DoD Procurement | +16.5%
More Aerospace Company Data
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More Defense Spending Data
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U.S. Aerospace Employment | -2.0% U.S. Aerospace Trade Surplus | +8.9%
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Go to Aerospace Manufacturing Database
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U.S. Passenger Air Traffic | +1.2% U.S. Air Cargo Traffic | +3.2%
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Top-100 US Airlines  Top-100 US Airports
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Industrial Commodity Prices | +6.7% U.S. A&D Stock Performance | +18.4%
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