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Aerospace and Defence Aircraft Fuel Tanks Market

The growing demand for aircraft across various aviation platforms is a major factor driving the growth of the aircraft fuel tanks market. New aircraft programs for military and business aircraft also contribute to the market’s growth.By platform, the commercial aviation segment is expected to be a larger contributor to the aircraft fuel tanks market during the forecast period. Commercial aviation has been witnessing strong growth over the past few years. One of the major factors driving this growth is the increased demand for aircraft. The growing aircraft fleet must go through regular and mandatory maintenance services. The internal tanks present in commercial aviation aircraft are an important part of the aerostructure requiring frequent checks and repairs. These maintenance requirements are expected to drive the market for commercial aviation fuel tanks.


North America is expected to be the largest market for aircraft fuel tanks during the forecast period. The demand for aircraft is continuously increasing, due to which aircraft manufacturers are expanding their product line, thus creating a significant requirement for aircraft fuel tanks. Therefore, increasing aircraft orders offer a significant advantage for the aircraft fuel tanks market. Moreover, there is a growing trend to upgrade existing/older aircraft in the aircraft industry. This, along with the high military expenditure of the US, is expected to drive the market in the North American region.


Key Market Players

Some of the major vendors in the aircraft fuel tanks market include Meggitt PLC (UK), Cobham plc (UK), Safran S.A. (France), GKN Aerospace (UK), Robertson Fuel Systems LLC (US), Aero Tec Laboratories, Inc. (US), Elbit Systems – Cyclone Ltd. (Israel), General Dynamics Corporation (UK), and Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group (UK). These vendors provide crash-resistant fuel tanks, bladder tanks, and auxiliary internal and external fuel tanks, among others, for aircraft such as fixed-wing, rotorcraft, and UAVs across both commercial and military platforms.


Key Questions Addressed by the Report

  • What will be the revenue pockets for the manufacturers of aircraft fuel tanks in the next five years?
  • Who are the leading manufacturers of aircraft fuel tanks in the global market?
  • What are the growth prospects for the aircraft fuel tanks market?
  • What are the major challenges faced by players in the market?
  • What are the latest technological trends in the market?


1. Introduction

1.1. Market Definition

1.2. Study Scope

1.3. Study Period

1.4. Market Stakeholders


2. Research Methodology

2.1. Secondary Research

2.2. Primary Research

2.3. Research Design

2.4. Data Validation

2.5. Limitations and Assumptions


3. Market Dynamics

3.1. Drivers

3.1.1. Increasing Aircraft Orders and Upcoming New Programs

3.2. Challenges

3.2.1. Lack of Skilled Labor for MRO

3.2.2. Increasing Cost of Maintenance

3.2.3. Restricted Designing Prospects Due to Stringent Flammability Requirements

3.3. Opportunities

3.3.1. Hydrogen Fuel Cells


4. Industry Trends

4.1. Catalytic Inerting Technology

4.2. Foam-Based Solution for Flammability

4.3. 3D Printing

4.4. Optical Fuel Gauging Technology


5. Executive Summary


6. Aircraft Fuel Tanks Market, By Type

6.1. External

6.2. Conformal tanks

6.3. Drop tanks

6.4. Internal

6.5. Integral tanks

6.6. Rigid removable tanks

6.7. Bladder tanks

6.8. Tip tanks

6.9. Auxiliary tanks


7. Aircraft Fuel Tanks Market, By End Use

7.1. Aftermarket

7.2. Parts Replacement

7.3. MRO

7.4. OEM


8. Aircraft Fuel Tanks Market, By Platform

8.1. Commercial Aircraft

8.2. Narrow Body Aircraft

8.3. Wide Body Aircraft

8.4. Very Large Aircraft

8.5. Regional Aircraft

8.6. General and Business Aircraft

8.7. Helicopters

8.8. Military Aviation

8.9. Fixed Wing

8.10. Helicopters

8.11. Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)


9. Aircraft Fuel Tanks Market, By Material

9.1. Hydraulic Reservoirs

9.2. Commercial Aviation

9.3. Military Aviation


10. Aircraft Fuel Tanks Market, By Region

10.1. North America

10.1.1. US

10.1.2. Canada

10.2. Europe

10.2.1. UK

10.2.2. France

10.2.3. Russia

10.2.4. Italy

10.2.5. Sweden

10.2.6. Rest of Europe

10.3. Asia Pacific

10.3.1. Japan

10.3.2. China

10.3.3. India

10.3.4. Rest of APAC

10.4. Rest of the World

10.4.1. Latin America

10.4.2. Middle East

10.4.3. Africa


11. Company Profiles

11.1. Leading Companies in Aircraft Fuel Tanks Market

11.2. Aero Tec Laboratories Inc (ATL)

11.3. Robertson Fuel Systems LLC

11.4. Northstar

11.5. Cobham PLC

11.6. Meggit PLC

11.7. GKN Aerospace

11.8. General Dynamics Corporation

11.9. Elbit Systems – Cyclone Ltd.

10.10. Safran S.A.

10.11. Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group

10.12. Other Companies in Aircraft Fuel Tanks Market


Company introduction, financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis


11. Conclusion and Recommendations


12. Appendix

12.1. About

12.2. Related Reports

12.3. Glossary



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