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Glider Aircraft Market Size, Share and COVID-19 Impact Analysis, By Type (Sailplane and Hang Glider), By Application (Commercial, Surveillance, and Military), By Propulsion (Powered and Non-powered) and Regional Forecast, 2024-2032

Region :Global | Report ID: FBI106998 | Status : Ongoing



A lightweight plane is a heavier-than-air airplane, which is fit for supported flight and can be both fuelled and non-controlled. The free trip of the lightweight plane is upheld by the unique response of the air against the lifting surface of the airplane. The power lightweight flyers have little motors for broadening their flight when required. A couple of variations of the power lightweight flyer need the assistance of one more airplane for sending off while others can take off all alone. In addition, the non-controlled lightweight flyers do not have a motor; they are for the most part sent off with the assistance of another airplane. Also, the lightweight flyer airplane market offers hand lightweight planes that are foot-sent off heavier-than-air airplanes, having a pilot attached with an outfit, liable for controlling the airplane by moving the body weight. The lightweight plane airplane market is relied upon to encounter development with various variations applied in contrasting portions. The increasing commercial and military aircraft procurement and retrofitting an existing aircraft across the world are expected to drive market growth.

The interest in the lightweight flyer airplane market is driven by the developing energy toward adrenaline sports and the expanding cooperation of individuals in outside sporting exercises. What's more, the development in experience in the travel industry is likewise impelling interest from numerous locales across the globe. Additionally, ascend in government commencements to advance worldwide the travel industry encourages the development of lightweight flyer airplanes. Lightweight plane airplanes have been utilized in the tactical section to convey troops and weighty hardware to war fields and battle zones. Developing security dangers across public lines multiply the interest in lightweight flyer airplanes, accordingly encouraging the development of the market.

Market is also driven by the growth in number of facilities getting international accreditation, which encourages the investors to adopt the latest technologies and equipment, focus on providing higher standards of service and ensure higher levels of operation accuracy.

Impact of COVID-19 on the Global Glider Aircraft Market

Lightweight glider airplane creation is expected to be grow after the finish of COVID-19.

The production network disturbance is relied upon to influence the future development of the organizations because of the lockdown.

The income is not being created for the organizations because of the continuous pandemic bringing about a down flood of the travel industry and sporting exercises, which will bring about significant misfortunes across the year.

Organizations need to bargain on a huge room for error premise to resuscitate the market.

An enormous financial misfortune has been represented in the income age of the lightweight flyer airplane organizations because of the lockdown.

  • Supply chain was interrupted due to a ban on remote trade services and the shortage in raw materials affected the consistent R&D with growth of the market.

  • Shutting down of tech laboratories and research faculties has majorly affected the growth of market.

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  • Historical, current, and projected market size, in terms of value.

Analysis by Aviation Organizations

The expanding venture by lightweight flyer airplane producers in superior execution electric lightweight flyer airplane. Combined with progressions in materials and impetus advances, is relied upon to drive the lightweight flyer airplane market in enthusiasm toward the adrenaline sports and recreational activities around the world are anticipated to support the growth of the glider aircraft during the forecast period. key improvements in the lightweight plane airplane market as natural and inorganic development procedures. Different organizations are zeroing in on natural development procedures, for example, item dispatches, item endorsements and others like licenses and occasions. Inorganic development techniques exercises saw in the market were acquisitions, and association and joint efforts. These exercises have cleared way for the extension of business and client base of market players. The market payers from lightweight flyer airplane market are expected to worthwhile learning experiences in the future with the rising interest for lightweight plane airplane in the worldwide market.

Regional Analysis

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The Global Glider aircraft market is sectioned into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and rest of the world.

Europe is one of the world's most popular tourist destinations. Sports such as gliding are popular among the region's tourist attractions, such as the Alps. Many nations in the region, including the United Kingdom, Switzerland, and France, have recently seen a surge in hang-gliding activity. Because of the significant demand for glider aircraft and related equipment and services, the region boasts many glider aircraft manufacturers. Europe produces one of the world's largest numbers of glider planes. The summer season in Europe sees a lot of demand for gliding activities because the winds are not as strong.

Asia Pacific is assessed to observe development during the figure time frame attributable to the rising experience the travel industry and military spending in the district. Indian government sent off a few marking and advertising drives including Atithi Devo Bhava and Incredible India which has given the force to the development of the travel industry in the country. This outcome in the expanding number of experience sports exercises and consequently expected to drive the interest for lightweight flyers in the country.

Key Players Covered

The report will include the profiles of key players such - Aeros, Alexander Schleicher, Alisport Srl, Allstar Pzl Glider, Dg Flugzeugbau, HPH sailplanes, Jonker Sailplanes, Lange Aviation, Pipistre, Schempp-Hirth, Stemme, and Windward Performance


By Type

By Application

By Propulsion

By Geography

  • Sailplane

  • Hang Glider


  • Commercial

  • Surveillance

  • Military

  • Powered

  • Non-powered


  • North America (U.S. and Canada)

  • Europe (Germany, U.K., France, Italy, Spain, Russia, and the Rest of Europe)

  • Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, and Rest of Asia Pacific)

  • Rest of the World (Middle East & Africa and South America)

Industry Developments

  • In 2021, the glider aircraft fleet made up to 20.4% of the total civilian aircraft registration in United States in other countries that do not register glider aircraft, they recognize these aircraft on unspecified module.

  • In 2019, Alexander Schleicher GmbH & Co., revealed the new aircraft AS 34 Me, at the AERO exhibition in Germany. It features efficient handling characteristics and better flying performance. In addition, the electrical propulsion system delivers adequate power to allow everyday powered sailplane operations.

  • Ongoing
  • 2023
  • 2019-2022

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