ABS MagazineFebruary, 2015
In this Month's issue...
Worldwide deliveries of piston-engine airplanes increased 9.6% in 2014 compared to the previous year, according to figures released by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). A total of 986 single-engine piston airplanes and 142 multiengine piston airplanes were produced in 2014, according to GAMA.
Textron Aviation's Beechcraft delivered a total of 72 piston airplanes in 2014. This is two more than were delivered in 2013. Of these:
- 32 G36 Bonanzas were delivered (3% of worldwide piston single-engine deliveries). This decreased by three (-9%) from the 35 G36s delivered in 2013.
- 40 G58 Barons were delivered (28% of worldwide piston multiengine deliveries). This increased by five (+14%) from the 35 G58s delivered in 2013.
For full details see the 2014 GAMA General Aviation Aircraft Shipment Report. ABS members may discuss this report on ABS Hangar Flying.