Aviation Connectors Market
PUBLISHED: 2024 ID: SMRC26447
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Aviation Connectors Market

Aviation Connectors Market Forecasts to 2030 - Global Analysis By Platform (Fixed Wing and Rotary Wing), Type (Printed Circuit Board (PCB), Fiber Optic and Other Types), Material, Shape, Application, End User and By Geography

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Published: 2024 ID: SMRC26447

This report covers the impact of COVID-19 on this global market
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According to Stratistics MRC, the Aviation Connectors Market is accounted for $5.9 billion in 2024 and is expected to reach $8.8 billion by 2030 growing at a CAGR of 6.8% during the forecast period. Aviation connectors are specialized electrical connectors used primarily in aviation, aerospace, and other high-reliability environments. They consist of aviation plugs and sockets designed to transmit data, signals, and power. These connectors feature robust metallic or plastic housings, various pin configurations, and secure connection mechanisms like threaded, bayonet, or insertion connections, ensuring reliable performance under harsh conditions. This market is driven by advancements in aerospace technology, increased air travel demand, and the need for high-performance, durable, and lightweight connectors.

According to Boeing, an American aircraft manufacturing company, the number of aircraft ordered has increased by 61.28% from 2010 to 2018. In 2018, Boeing received a USD 9.2 billion contract to produce the United States air force’s next-generation training jet.

Market Dynamics:

Driver: 

Increasing air traffic and fleet expansion

The rise in global air travel demand and the expansion of commercial aircraft fleets are significant drivers for the aviation connectors market. As airlines order new aircraft and upgrade existing fleets to meet growing passenger numbers and enhance operational efficiency, the need for reliable and advanced connector’s increases. These connectors are essential for integrating modern avionics, communication systems, and in-flight entertainment, thereby supporting the overall growth of the aviation industry.

Restraint:

High costs of advanced connectors

The development and manufacturing of advanced aviation connectors involve high costs due to the need for precision engineering, high-quality materials, and compliance with stringent aerospace standards. These costs can be a barrier for smaller airlines and operators, limiting their ability to adopt the latest connector technologies. Additionally, the high initial investment and maintenance costs can impact the overall profitability and budget allocations within the aviation sector.

Opportunity:

Technological innovations and miniaturization

Technological advancements and the trend towards miniaturization present significant opportunities for the aviation connectors market. Innovations such as lightweight materials, high-speed data transmission capabilities, and compact designs enhance the performance and efficiency of connectors. These advancements support the integration of sophisticated avionics and communication systems, meeting the increasing demand for in-flight connectivity and advanced cockpit technologies, thereby driving market growth.

Threat:

Supply chain disruptions

Supply chain disruptions pose a considerable threat to the aviation connectors market. Factors such as geopolitical tensions, natural disasters, and global pandemics can lead to delays in the production and delivery of connectors. These disruptions can affect the availability of raw materials, increase lead times, and escalate costs, thereby impacting the timely completion of aircraft manufacturing and maintenance projects.

Covid-19 Impact: 

The Covid-19 pandemic significantly impacted the aviation connectors market by causing a decline in air travel, leading to reduced aircraft orders and postponed maintenance schedules. Financial constraints faced by airlines and manufacturers resulted in budget cuts and delayed capital expenditures. However, as the aviation industry gradually recovers, the demand for aviation connectors is expected to rebound, driven by the resumption of air travel and aerospace projects.

The circular segment is expected to be the largest during the forecast period

Circular connectors are anticipated to dominate the aviation connectors market due to their widespread use in various aircraft systems, including avionics, communication, and power distribution. Their robust design, ease of installation, and ability to withstand harsh environmental conditions make them ideal for aerospace applications. The increasing demand for reliable and efficient connectivity solutions in modern aircraft further drives the growth of this segment.

The fiber optic segment is expected to have the highest CAGR during the forecast period

The fiber optic segment is projected to experience the highest CAGR due to the growing need for high-speed data transmission and advanced telecommunication technologies in aviation. Fiber optic connectors offer superior performance in terms of bandwidth, signal integrity, and resistance to electromagnetic interference. Their adoption is driven by the increasing complexity of avionics systems and the demand for enhanced in-flight connectivity and entertainment options.

Region with largest share:

North America is expected to dominate the aviation connectors market, driven by the presence of major aircraft manufacturers, technological advancements, and high air travel demand. The region's robust aerospace industry, coupled with significant investments in upgrading and modernizing aircraft fleets, contributes to the substantial market share. Additionally, the focus on enhancing flight safety and operational efficiency further supports market growth in this region.

Region with highest CAGR:

The Asia Pacific region is anticipated to witness the highest CAGR in the aviation connectors market due to the rapid growth of the aviation sector, increasing air passenger traffic, and expanding aircraft manufacturing activities. Countries like China and India are investing heavily in aviation infrastructure and fleet expansion, driving the demand for advanced connectors. The region's focus on adopting modern avionics and connectivity solutions also contributes to the accelerated market growth.

Key players in the market

Some of the key players in Aviation Connectors Market include Amphenol Corporation, Bel Fuse Inc., TE Connectivity, Carlisle Companies Inc., Eaton Corporation, Esterline Corporation, Fischer Connectors SA, Conesys Inc., ITT Corporation, CONEC Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH, Smiths Group PLC and Carlisle Group.

Key Developments:

In May 2024, Stewart Connector, a Bel group company announced the release of Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) jacks and cables that adhere to the connectivity component standard IEC 63171-1. SPE enables data as well as power transmission via Power over Data Line (PoDL) with transmission speeds of up to 1000Base-T1 over one pair of copper wires. This space-saving, light weight design reduces complexity and provides extended reach over traditional 4 pair wiring systems.

In February 2024, Amphenol Industrial Operations has enhanced its SURLOK Plus series with a more powerful connector with a voltage capacity of 1500VDC. RadCrimp® offers unparalleled performance in solar installations and related applications.

In November 2023, Amphenol Socapex releases a ruggedized USB Type-C connector, USB3CFTV, based on the MIL-DTL-38999 series III standard. The USB3CFTV is a ruggedized solution designed to withstand harsh environments and demanding applications such as military communications, military planes, aerospace, commercial air, and naval applications.

Platforms Covered:
• Fixed Wing
• Rotary Wing

Types Covered:
• Printed Circuit Board (PCB)
• Fiber Optic
• High Power
• High Speed
• RF Connectors
• Other Types

Materials Covered:
• Aluminum
• Stainless Steel
• Composite
• Other Materials

Shapes Covered:
• Circular 
• Rectangular

Applications Covered:
• Landing Gear
• Avionics
• Cabin Equipment
• Engine Control Systems
• Other Applications

End Users Covered:
• Commercial
• Business Jets
• Military
• Other End Users

Regions Covered:
• North America
o US
o Canada
o Mexico
• Europe
o Germany
o UK
o Italy
o France
o Spain
o Rest of Europe
• Asia Pacific
o Japan        
o China        
o India        
o Australia  
o New Zealand
o South Korea
o Rest of Asia Pacific    
• South America
o Argentina
o Brazil
o Chile
o Rest of South America
• Middle East & Africa 
o Saudi Arabia
o UAE
o Qatar
o South Africa
o Rest of Middle East & Africa

What our report offers:
- Market share assessments for the regional and country-level segments
- Strategic recommendations for the new entrants
- Covers Market data for the years 2022, 2023, 2024, 2026, and 2030
- Market Trends (Drivers, Constraints, Opportunities, Threats, Challenges, Investment Opportunities, and recommendations)
- Strategic recommendations in key business segments based on the market estimations
- Competitive landscaping mapping the key common trends
- Company profiling with detailed strategies, financials, and recent developments
- Supply chain trends mapping the latest technological advancements

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Table of Contents

1 Executive Summary     
      
2 Preface     
 2.1 Abstract    
 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   
  2.5.3 Assumptions   
      
3 Market Trend Analysis     
 3.1 Introduction    
 3.2 Drivers    
 3.3 Restraints    
 3.4 Opportunities    
 3.5 Threats    
 3.6 Application Analysis    
 3.7 End User 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 Aviation Connectors Market, By Platform     
 5.1 Introduction    
 5.2 Fixed Wing    
 5.3 Rotary Wing    
      
6 Global Aviation Connectors Market, By Type     
 6.1 Introduction    
 6.2 Printed Circuit Board (PCB)    
 6.3 Fiber Optic    
 6.4 High Power    
 6.5 High Speed    
 6.6 RF Connectors    
 6.7 Other Types    
      
7 Global Aviation Connectors Market, By Material     
 7.1 Introduction    
 7.2 Aluminum    
 7.3 Stainless Steel    
 7.4 Composite    
 7.5 Other Materials    
      
8 Global Aviation Connectors Market, By Shape     
 8.1 Introduction    
 8.2 Circular     
 8.3 Rectangular     
      
9 Global Aviation Connectors Market, By Application     
 9.1 Introduction    
 9.2 Landing Gear    
 9.3 Avionics    
 9.4 Cabin Equipment    
 9.5 Engine Control Systems    
 9.6 Other Applications    
      
10 Global Aviation Connectors Market, By End User     
 10.1 Introduction    
 10.2 Commercial    
 10.3 Business Jets    
 10.4 Military    
 10.5 Other End Users    
      
11 Global Aviation Connectors Market, By Geography     
 11.1 Introduction    
 11.2 North America    
  11.2.1 US   
  11.2.2 Canada   
  11.2.3 Mexico   
 11.3 Europe    
  11.3.1 Germany   
  11.3.2 UK   
  11.3.3 Italy   
  11.3.4 France   
  11.3.5 Spain   
  11.3.6 Rest of Europe   
 11.4 Asia Pacific    
  11.4.1 Japan   
  11.4.2 China   
  11.4.3 India   
  11.4.4 Australia   
  11.4.5 New Zealand   
  11.4.6 South Korea   
  11.4.7 Rest of Asia Pacific   
 11.5 South America    
  11.5.1 Argentina   
  11.5.2 Brazil   
  11.5.3 Chile   
  11.5.4 Rest of South America   
 11.6 Middle East & Africa    
  11.6.1 Saudi Arabia   
  11.6.2 UAE   
  11.6.3 Qatar   
  11.6.4 South Africa   
  11.6.5 Rest of Middle East & Africa   
      
12 Key Developments     
 12.1 Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations and Joint Ventures    
 12.2 Acquisitions & Mergers    
 12.3 New Product Launch    
 12.4 Expansions    
 12.5 Other Key Strategies    
      
13 Company Profiling     
 13.1 Amphenol Corporation    
 13.2 Bel Fuse Inc.    
 13.3 TE Connectivity    
 13.4 Carlisle Companies Inc.    
 13.5 Eaton Corporation    
 13.6 Esterline Corporation    
 13.7 Fischer Connectors SA    
 13.8 Conesys Inc.    
 13.9 ITT Corporation    
 13.10 CONEC Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH    
 13.11 Smiths Group PLC    
 13.12 Carlisle Group    
      
List of Tables      
1 Global Aviation Connectors Market Outlook, By Region (2022-2030) ($MN)     
2 Global Aviation Connectors Market Outlook, By Platform (2022-2030) ($MN)     
3 Global Aviation Connectors Market Outlook, By Fixed Wing (2022-2030) ($MN)     
4 Global Aviation Connectors Market Outlook, By Rotary Wing (2022-2030) ($MN)     
5 Global Aviation Connectors Market Outlook, By Type (2022-2030) ($MN)     
6 Global Aviation Connectors Market Outlook, By Printed Circuit Board (PCB) (2022-2030) ($MN)     
7 Global Aviation Connectors Market Outlook, By Fiber Optic (2022-2030) ($MN)     
8 Global Aviation Connectors Market Outlook, By High Power (2022-2030) ($MN)     
9 Global Aviation Connectors Market Outlook, By High Speed (2022-2030) ($MN)     
10 Global Aviation Connectors Market Outlook, By RF Connectors (2022-2030) ($MN)     
11 Global Aviation Connectors Market Outlook, By Other Types (2022-2030) ($MN)     
12 Global Aviation Connectors Market Outlook, By Material (2022-2030) ($MN)     
13 Global Aviation Connectors Market Outlook, By Aluminum (2022-2030) ($MN)     
14 Global Aviation Connectors Market Outlook, By Stainless Steel (2022-2030) ($MN)     
15 Global Aviation Connectors Market Outlook, By Composite (2022-2030) ($MN)     
16 Global Aviation Connectors Market Outlook, By Other Materials (2022-2030) ($MN)     
17 Global Aviation Connectors Market Outlook, By Shape (2022-2030) ($MN)     
18 Global Aviation Connectors Market Outlook, By Circular  (2022-2030) ($MN)     
19 Global Aviation Connectors Market Outlook, By Rectangular  (2022-2030) ($MN)     
20 Global Aviation Connectors Market Outlook, By Application (2022-2030) ($MN)     
21 Global Aviation Connectors Market Outlook, By Landing Gear (2022-2030) ($MN)     
22 Global Aviation Connectors Market Outlook, By Avionics (2022-2030) ($MN)     
23 Global Aviation Connectors Market Outlook, By Cabin Equipment (2022-2030) ($MN)     
24 Global Aviation Connectors Market Outlook, By Engine Control Systems (2022-2030) ($MN)     
25 Global Aviation Connectors Market Outlook, By Other Applications (2022-2030) ($MN)     
26 Global Aviation Connectors Market Outlook, By End User (2022-2030) ($MN)     
27 Global Aviation Connectors Market Outlook, By Commercial (2022-2030) ($MN)     
28 Global Aviation Connectors Market Outlook, By Business Jets (2022-2030) ($MN)     
29 Global Aviation Connectors Market Outlook, By Military (2022-2030) ($MN)     
30 Global Aviation Connectors Market Outlook, By Other End Users (2022-2030) ($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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RESEARCH METHODOLOGY


Research Methodology

We at Stratistics opt for an extensive research approach which involves data mining, data validation, and data analysis. The various research sources include in-house repository, secondary research, competitor’s sources, social media research, client internal data, and primary research.

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The data is collected from several authenticated, reliable, paid and unpaid sources and is filtered depending on the scope & objective of the research. Our reports repository acts as an added advantage in this procedure. Data gathering from the raw material suppliers, distributors and the manufacturers is performed on a regular basis, this helps in the comprehensive understanding of the products value chain. Apart from the above mentioned sources the data is also collected from the industry consultants to ensure the objective of the study is in the right direction.

Market trends such as technological advancements, regulatory affairs, market dynamics (Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities and Challenges) are obtained from scientific journals, market related national & international associations and organizations.

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From the data that is collected depending on the scope & objective of the research the data is subjected for the analysis. The critical steps that we follow for the data analysis include:

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The data engineering is performed by the core industry experts considering both the Marketing Mix Modeling and the Demand Forecasting. The marketing mix modeling makes use of multiple-regression techniques to predict the optimal mix of marketing variables. Regression factor is based on a number of variables and how they relate to an outcome such as sales or profits.


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