Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Forecasts to 2028 - Global Analysis By Product (Smoke Detection Systems, Fire Detection Systems, Alarm and Warning Systems and Fire Suppression Systems), Type (Civil Aircraft, General Aviation Aircraft, Commercial Passenger & Cargo Aircraft, Civil Helicopters and Other Types), Fit, Component, Application and By Geography
Estimated Year Value (2022)
US $1130.35 MN
Projected Year Value (2028)
US $1816.76 MN
CAGR (2022 - 2028)
North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, and Middle East & Africa
US, Canada, Mexico, Germany, UK, Italy, France, Spain, Japan, China, India, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Rest of Asia Pacific, South America, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Middle East & Africa, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, and South Africa
Highest Growing Market
According to Stratistics MRC, the Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market is accounted for $1,130.35 million in 2022 and is expected to reach $1,816.76 million by 2028 growing at a CAGR of 8.23% during the forecast period. Aircraft fire protection and detection systems are typically installed within the aircraft near the engine compartment and fuselage areas to detect any fire immediately and take corrective action to ensure the safety of passengers, cargo, and the aircraft. In the event of a fire, aircraft fire protection and detection systems track fire-triggering parameters, alert the aircraft crew of impending danger, and take corrective action, including fire fighting. Extinguishing media are an integral part of aircraft fire protection and detection systems, playing a critical role in replacing air with inert gas to stop fire-causing combustion. Water, carbon dioxide, and dry powder are common extinguishing agents in aircraft fire protection and detection systems.
Increasing emphasis on safety
Ensuring the safety of passengers and crew members is of paramount importance in the aviation industry. Fire incidents pose a significant threat to the safety of individuals on board an aircraft. Therefore, there is a strong focus on implementing effective fire protection systems to detect and suppress fires promptly, minimizing the risk to passengers and crew. Additionally, airlines and aircraft operators are keen to minimize the risks associated with fire incidents. Having reliable fire protection systems in place not only safeguards passengers and crew but also protects the airline's reputation. A strong emphasis on safety enhances customer trust and confidence in the airline's operations.
Complexity of integration
Aircraft models and configurations vary significantly across different manufacturers and even within the same manufacturer's product line. Each aircraft may have unique designs, layouts, and systems, making the integration of fire protection systems complex. Customization and adaptation of fire protection systems are often required to ensure compatibility and effective integration with specific aircraft types. Moreover, aircraft have limited space and weight capacities, and integrating fire protection systems must take these constraints into account. Finding optimal locations for system components, such as detectors, suppression agents, and control panels, while considering weight distribution and maintaining operational efficiency, can be challenging. Achieving the right balance between system effectiveness, space utilization, and weight considerations requires careful engineering and design.
Growing aviation industry
The aviation industry is experiencing continuous growth, leading to an expansion in the number of aircraft in service. This includes both commercial airlines and general aviation. With each new aircraft being manufactured and delivered, there is a corresponding demand for fire protection systems to ensure the safety of passengers, crew, and cargo. Furthermore, the aviation industry places a high priority on passenger safety, and fire protection is a critical aspect of ensuring this. The growing awareness among airlines and passengers regarding safety issues has led to an increased demand for robust and advanced fire protection systems. Airlines that prioritize safety are more likely to invest in upgrading their fire protection systems to meet the latest standards and technologies.
Certification and Testing Requirements
The certification and testing processes for aircraft fire protection systems can be time-consuming and expensive. Companies must invest significant resources in conducting comprehensive tests, preparing documentation, and engaging with regulatory authorities to meet the stringent requirements. The prolonged duration and high costs associated with certification can affect product development timelines and increase operational expenses, potentially impacting profitability. Certification and testing requirements act as barriers to entry for new players in the aircraft fire protection systems market. The rigorous certification processes can be complex and time-consuming, requiring substantial investments in research, development, and testing capabilities, which will impede market growth.
The COVID-19 epidemic has had a global influence on society and the economy. The proclaimed lockdowns and government travel restrictions have impacted ongoing research and development in aviation fire safety systems around the world. COVID-19 has hampered the supply of airplane fire prevention system elements such as electronic components and fire detection sensors. Flight cancellations worldwide due to COVID-19 have reduced demand for airplane fire protection systems and spare parts. As travel restrictions ease in some parts of the world, demand for aviation fire protection systems is projected to rise in the near future.
The Cargo compartments segment is expected to be the largest during the forecast period
The Cargo compartments segment held the largest share in the market owing to the increasing demand. The cargo compartments in aircraft play a crucial role in the transportation of goods and have specific fire protection requirements to ensure the safety of cargo, aircraft, and passengers. Fire detection systems are installed in cargo compartments to identify the presence of smoke, heat, or fire. These systems use sensors, such as smoke detectors and thermal sensors, to provide early warning. Fire suppression systems, such as fire extinguishers or fire suppression agents, are employed to quickly extinguish fires in cargo compartments. Advancements in materials and designs also contribute to improving the fire resistance of cargo compartment structures, which is fuelling the segment in the market over the forecast period.
The Fire suppression systems segment is expected to have the highest CAGR during the forecast period
During the projection period, the fire suppression systems segment is expected to have the greatest CAGR. Halon 1301 is used in all new installations of fire extinguishing systems for aircraft engines and cargo compartments, although Halon 1211 is still used in some new installations of handheld extinguishers. In 2018, roughly 2,706 metric tons of Halon 1301 were installed in the civil aviation fleet, and this figure is projected to rise further as the global fleet of aircraft grows. At the moment, recycling agents removed from other industries and decommissioned aircraft are meeting the halon requirements of civil aviation and other businesses like oil and gas, the military, and so on. This segment's growth is expected to be accelerated by investments in alternate sources of fire suppression materials and technologies. Due to various development challenges, however, these options are projected to be implemented into new aircraft over the forecast period.
Region with largest share:
The North America region market is estimated to witness the highest share of the global aircraft fire protection systems market during the forecast period, due to the fact that it is home to several major aircraft manufacturers, such as Boeing and Airbus, with production facilities in the United States, as well as a substantial number of commercial and military aircraft operators. The region's thriving aerospace industry drives the demand for advanced fire protection systems to enhance safety and comply with stringent regulations. Additionally, North America has a substantial defense and military aviation sector, which necessitates advanced fire protection systems for combat aircraft, helicopters, and other military platforms.
Region with highest CAGR:
The Asia Pacific region is expected to have the highest growth rate over the forecast period. The Asia Pacific region is experiencing substantial growth in air travel, supported by factors such as rising disposable incomes, increasing tourism, and the emergence of low-cost carriers. This growth in air traffic translates into a growing demand for aircraft fire protection systems to ensure the safety of passengers and aircraft. Airlines in the Asia Pacific region are expanding their fleets to meet the growing demand for air travel. Moreover, several countries in the Asia Pacific region are investing significantly in their defense sectors, including the acquisition of military aircraft.
Key players in the market
Some of the key players in Aircraft Fire Protection Systems market include Advanced Aircraft Extinguishers, Aerocon Engineering, Amerex Corporation, AMETEK Inc., Consilium, Curtiss-Wright Corporation, Diehl Stiftung & Co. KG, Fike Corporation, Fire Fighting Enterprises (FFE), Firetrace International, Gentex Corporation, Gielle Groups, H3R Aviation Inc., Halma PLC, Hochiki Corporation, Honeywell International Inc., Johnson Controls International Plc., Kidde Fire Safety, McWane Inc., Meggitt PLC, Minimax Viking GmbH, ORR Protection, Robert Bosch GmbH, Rotarex, Siemens AG, Southern Electronics Pvt Ltd, Tyco International PLC, Untied Technologies Corporation and Ventura Aerospace.
In December 2022, Rotarex Firetec launched the Firedetec R107 dry chemical fire suppression system, a comprehensive fire protection solution that uses fluorine-free powder as an extinguishing agent.
In September 2022, Siemens launched a new digital service portfolio for fire safety. These new fire safety digital services enable businesses to move from reactive to proactive fire safety.
In May 2022, Survitec, a survival technology solutions provider, secured a contract to supply advanced firefighting systems to a pair of 48,000 grt LNG dual-fueled eco ferries under construction at Finland’s Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) for Spirit of Tasmania, an Australia-based ship-owner
• Smoke Detection Systems
• Fire Detection Systems
• Alarm and Warning Systems
• Fire Suppression Systems
• Civil Aircraft
• General Aviation Aircraft
• Commercial Passenger & Cargo Aircraft
• Civil Helicopters
• Military Aircraft
• Fighter Jets
• Military Helicopters
• Transport Carriers
• Control Panel
• Complete Wired and Wireless System
• Electronic Units
• Fire Extinguisher
• Sprinkler System
• Other Components
• Cabins and Lavatories
• Cargo Compartments
• Engine and APUs
• Auxiliary Power Units (APU)
• Other Applications
• North America
o Rest of Europe
• Asia Pacific
o New Zealand
o South Korea
o Rest of Asia Pacific
• South America
o Rest of South America
• Middle East & Africa
o Saudi Arabia
o South Africa
o Rest of Middle East & Africa
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Table of Contents
1 Executive Summary
2.2 Stake Holders
2.3 Research Scope
2.4 Research Methodology
2.4.1 Data Mining
2.4.2 Data Analysis
2.4.3 Data Validation
2.4.4 Research Approach
2.5 Research Sources
2.5.1 Primary Research Sources
2.5.2 Secondary Research Sources
3 Market Trend Analysis
3.6 Product Analysis
3.7 Application Analysis
3.8 Emerging Markets
3.9 Impact of Covid-19
4 Porters Five Force Analysis
4.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
4.2 Bargaining power of buyers
4.3 Threat of substitutes
4.4 Threat of new entrants
4.5 Competitive rivalry
5 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market, By Product
5.2 Smoke Detection Systems
5.3 Fire Detection Systems
5.4 Alarm and Warning Systems
5.5 Fire Suppression Systems
6 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market, By Type
6.2 Civil Aircraft
6.3 General Aviation Aircraft
6.4 Commercial Passenger & Cargo Aircraft
6.5 Civil Helicopters
6.6 Military Aircraft
6.7 Fighter Jets
6.8 Military Helicopters
6.9 Transport Carriers
7 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market, By Fit
8 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market, By Component
8.2 Control Panel
8.3 Complete Wired and Wireless System
8.4 Electronic Units
8.5 Fire Extinguisher
8.7 Sprinkler System
8.8 Other Components
9 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market, By Application
9.2 Cabins and Lavatories
9.4 Cargo Compartments
9.5 Engine and APUs
9.6 Auxiliary Power Units (APU)
9.7 Other Applications
10 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market, By Geography
10.2 North America
10.3.6 Rest of Europe
10.4 Asia Pacific
10.4.5 New Zealand
10.4.6 South Korea
10.4.7 Rest of Asia Pacific
10.5 South America
10.5.4 Rest of South America
10.6 Middle East & Africa
10.6.1 Saudi Arabia
10.6.4 South Africa
10.6.5 Rest of Middle East & Africa
11 Key Developments
11.1 Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations and Joint Ventures
11.2 Acquisitions & Mergers
11.3 New Product Launch
11.5 Other Key Strategies
12 Company Profiling
12.1 Advanced Aircraft Extinguishers
12.2 Aerocon Engineering
12.3 Amerex Corporation
12.4 AMETEK Inc.
12.6 Curtiss-Wright Corporation
12.7 Diehl Stiftung & Co. KG
12.8 Fike Corporation
12.9 Fire Fighting Enterprises (FFE)
12.10 Firetrace International, LLC
12.11 Gentex Corporation
12.12 Gielle Groups
12.13 H3R Aviation Inc.
12.14 Halma PLC
12.15 Hochiki Corporation
12.16 Honeywell International Inc.
12.17 Johnson Controls International Plc.
12.18 Kidde Fire Safety
12.19 McWane Inc.
12.20 Meggitt PLC
12.21 Minimax Viking GmbH
12.22 ORR Protection
12.23 Robert Bosch GmbH
12.25 Siemens AG
12.26 Southern Electronics Pvt Ltd
12.27 Tyco International PLC
12.28 Untied Technologies Corporation
12.29 Ventura Aerospace
List of Tables
1 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Region (2020-2028) ($MN)
2 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Product (2020-2028) ($MN)
3 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Smoke Detection Systems (2020-2028) ($MN)
4 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Fire Detection Systems (2020-2028) ($MN)
5 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Alarm and Warning Systems (2020-2028) ($MN)
6 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Fire Suppression Systems (2020-2028) ($MN)
7 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Type (2020-2028) ($MN)
8 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Civil Aircraft (2020-2028) ($MN)
9 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By General Aviation Aircraft (2020-2028) ($MN)
10 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Commercial Passenger & Cargo Aircraft (2020-2028) ($MN)
11 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Civil Helicopters (2020-2028) ($MN)
12 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Military Aircraft (2020-2028) ($MN)
13 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Fighter Jets (2020-2028) ($MN)
14 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Military Helicopters (2020-2028) ($MN)
15 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Transport Carriers (2020-2028) ($MN)
16 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Fit (2020-2028) ($MN)
17 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Linefit (2020-2028) ($MN)
18 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Replacement (2020-2028) ($MN)
19 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Component (2020-2028) ($MN)
20 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Control Panel (2020-2028) ($MN)
21 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Complete Wired and Wireless System (2020-2028) ($MN)
22 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Electronic Units (2020-2028) ($MN)
23 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Fire Extinguisher (2020-2028) ($MN)
24 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Sensors (2020-2028) ($MN)
25 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Sprinkler System (2020-2028) ($MN)
26 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Other Components (2020-2028) ($MN)
27 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Application (2020-2028) ($MN)
28 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Cabins and Lavatories (2020-2028) ($MN)
29 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Cockpits (2020-2028) ($MN)
30 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Cargo Compartments (2020-2028) ($MN)
31 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Engine and APUs (2020-2028) ($MN)
32 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Auxiliary Power Units (APU) (2020-2028) ($MN)
33 Global Aircraft Fire Protection Systems Market Outlook, By Other Applications (2020-2028) ($MN)
Note: Tables for North America, Europe, APAC, South America, and Middle East & Africa Regions are also represented in the same manner as above.
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