Glass Cockpit Market Size, Share, Opportunities, COVID-19 Impact, And Trends By Aircraft Type (Defense Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Cargo Aircraft, Helicopters, Trainer Aircraft, Space Aircraft), By Screen Size (Small, Medium, Large), And By Geography- Forecasts From 2022 To 2027

  • Published : Nov 2022
  • Report Code : KSI061610868
  • Pages : 136

The glass cockpit market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.47% to reach a market size of US$4.742 billion in 2027, up from US$3.057 billion in 2020.

With the advancement of technology, the glass cockpit entered the cockpit display market. By using LCD technology, this next-generation cockpit with touchscreen technologies is gaining popularity. With the growing trend of digitization, the market is propelled to grow at a significant pace in the forecast period. These flight decks with efficient flight control systems are providing huge operational benefits where pilots are offered novel ways of interacting with the aircraft system. Additionally, the growing number of air travel passengers, along with the manufacturing of new aircraft, is further propelling the market demand in the forecast period and in the upcoming years. Hence, the growing aerospace and defence industries are fueling the market’s growth in the forecast period.

North America and Europe are to witness considerable growth during the forecast period

Geographically, North America and Europe are projected to hold a significant share of the global glass cockpit market. This is due to the early technology adopters. Additionally, North America has a robust military industry, with the United States as a pioneer in the global aerospace and defense industry. While the Asia Pacific region is expected to witness high market growth prospects. This region is predicted to be the fastest-growing region during the forecast period. This is due to a large consumer base along with the growing number of air passengers, specifically in the emerging countries of India and China. As per the International Air Transport Association (IATA) predictions, the Asia Pacific region is considered to be the biggest driver of air passenger demand during the period 2015 to 2035.

Nearly more than 50% of the new air passengers are likely to originate from this region. Also, in the near future, by the end of 2024, China will replace the United States as the major aviation market at the global level. Similarly, India from the APAC region is poised to replace the United Kingdom, to be ranked in third place by 2025. On the other hand, Indonesia and Japan are expected to be placed in the fifth and seventh positions in the global aviation market by the end of 2025. Furthermore, the increasing defence expenditure of Southeast Asian countries is expected to provide an opportunity for the growth of the glass cockpit market over the next five years. 

The growing aerospace & defense industry is burgeoning the market demand for the installation of glass cockpits, further fueling the market growth in the forecast and the upcoming years.

The aerospace & defense industries worldwide are keeping up pace with the increasing air passenger traffic. In addition, the growing global military spending is surging continuously owing to the increased border security threats, hence, the A&D industry is predicted to experience sustainable growth during the forecast period as well. This is further creating a need where governments are required to raise their defence budgets. Also, with the growing manufacturing and production of commercial aircraft, the market is expected to gain popularity with technological advancements. Hence, in the field of commercial aerospace, there is a high demand for the manufacturing of next-generation aircraft coupled with the installation of next-generation technologies for enhanced communication and navigation, fueling the market demand in the forecast period.

Defense sector augmenting the market growth

In the defense sector, the heightened global tensions, geopolitical risks, and high defense spending by the regional powers other than the United States, which include China, India, and Japan are further augmenting the demand for advanced avionics in the forecast period and in the upcoming years. The growing defence expenditure will further provide assistance in creating immense opportunities for the contractors and their supply chains to fulfil the demand, resulting in improved production yields. In addition, defence companies are required to be able to adapt to the evolving market demands, which include the introduction of new technologies like digital technology. In the field of commercial space, sustainable investments are being made in new and existing space technologies and services along with significant funding coming up from the government and venture capitalists. With an increased focus on the modernization of military missions, the market is poised to grow at a fast pace in the forecast period and in the upcoming years.  Furthermore, with increasing investments in R&D in the A&D, a significant increase in revenues was observed, further burgeoning market demand in the forecast period.

Mergers and acquisitions propelling the market growth

Strategies such as mergers and acquisitions are being observed in recent years focused on the growth drivers in the field of command, control, communications, computers, combat systems, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C5ISR), commercial aviation, unmanned and autonomous vehicles, and the increasing demand for achieving high sales. Additionally, bigger contractors are utilizing acquisitions as a part of their growth strategies in order to gain access to novel and sophisticated technologies along with the expansion of their global outreach.

With the increasing automation in several industries, the automated flight control systems with touchscreens are further providing an opportunity for the market to grow at a significant pace in the forecast period. The commercial aerospace sector is further aimed toward shifting to a fully-automated flight deck, hence, leading to a reduction in the number of crew members in the cockpit and resulting in lowering airline costs. Also, with the increasing number of pilot shortages, the deployment of an automated cockpit is offering an efficient solution to the increasing demand for air transport and the expansion of low-cost airlines.

Key Developments

  • November 2021: As per the November 2021 press release by Collins Aerospace, Garuda Maintenance Facility (GMF) AeroAsia collaborated with Collins Aerospace to upgrade the avionics on the C-130H Hercules military transport aircraft of the Indonesian Air Force (IDAF). In accordance with the contract, the business will install Flight2 avionics to replace the aircraft's outdated analog controls. A new digital autopilot, a Required Navigation Performance (RNP) / Area Navigation flight management system, and an advanced digital glass cockpit with seven multifunction displays and three control display units will also be installed as part of the upgrade.
  • August 2021: As per the August 2021 press release by Aerospace Manufacturing, for the Qatar Emiri Air Force, Boeing launched the latest and supposedly most technologically advanced F-15QA. New fly-by-wire flying controls, an all-glass digital cockpit, modern sensors, radar, and improved EW capabilities are among the improvements.
  • October 2019: As per the August 2021 press release by Avidyne Corporation, the new Avidyne atlas multifunction flight management system for turbine-class aircraft and helicopters was introduced by Avidyne Corporation, a market leader in integrated avionics systems, it displays, ADS-B, and safety systems for general aviation aircraft.

Impact of COVID-19 on the Glass Cockpit Market

Governments and aviation-related industries were compelled to enact a number of strict measures to stop the COVID-19 virus's spread. In 2020, airports and air travel virtually stopped, which resulted in a drop in airport use and revenue losses for the aviation sector globally. Since the aviation sector places a high value on the health, safety, and well-being of both passengers and employees, airports and airlines have worked with governments to get ready for the resumption of global connection as and when the situation permitted. As worldwide vaccination campaigns went effective, more and more people started to travel by air and outside of their home nations. With the reopening of commercial airlines and the pressing need for military aircraft, demand for products like Glass Cockpits for air travel is on the rise. These components are essential for the operation of aircraft in both the military and commercial sectors. And thus, the market for glass cockpits is anticipated to surge in the forecast period.

Glass Cockpit Market Scope:


Report Metric Details
 Market Size Value in 2020  US$3.057 billion
 Market Size Value in 2027  US$4.742 billion
 Growth Rate  CAGR of 6.47% from 2020 to 2027
 Base Year  2020
 Forecast Period  2022–2027
 Forecast Unit (Value)  USD Billion
 Segments Covered  Aircraft Type, Screen Size, And Geography
 Regions Covered  North America, South America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific
 Companies Covered Garmin Ltd., Collins Aerospace, a United Technologies company, Honeywell International Inc., Elbit Systems Ltd., Dynon Avionics, Aspen Avionics, f.u.n.k.e. AVIONICS GmbH, Avidyne Corporation
 Customization Scope  Free report customization with purchase



  • By Aircraft Type
    • Defense Aircraft
    • Civil Aircraft
    • Cargo Aircraft
    • Helicopters
    • Trainer Aircraft
    • Space Aircraft
  • By Screen Size
    • Small
    • Medium
    • Large
  • By Geography
    • North America
      • USA
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Others
    • Europe
      • UK
      • Germany
      • France
      • Italy
      • Others
    • Middle East and Africa
      • UAE
      • Israel
      • Saudi Arabia
      • Others
    • Asia Pacific
      • Japan
      • China
      • India
      • South Korea
      • Taiwan
      • Thailand
      • Indonesia
      • Others

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The global glass cockpit market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.47% during the forecast period.
Geographically, North America and Europe are projected to hold a significant share of the global glass cockpit market due to the early technology adopters.
The global glass cockpit market is projected to reach a total market size of US$4.742 billion by 2027.
Glass Cockpit Market was valued at US$3.057 billion in 2020.
With the growing trend of digitization, the glass cockpit market is propelled to grow at a significant pace in the forecast period.
1. Introduction
1.1. Market Overview
1.2. COVID-19 Scenario
1.3. Market Definition
1.4. Market Segmentation
2. Research Methodology
2.1. Research Data
2.2. Assumptions
3. Executive Summary
3.1. Research Highlights
4. Market Dynamics
4.1. Market Drivers
4.2. Market Restraints
4.3. Porters Five Forces Analysis
4.3.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.3.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers
4.3.3. Threat of New Entrants
4.3.4. Threat of Substitutes
4.3.5. Competitive Rivalry in the Industry
4.4. Industry Value Chain Analysis
5. Glass Cockpit Market Analysis, by Aircraft Type
5.1. Introduction
5.2. Defense Aircraft
5.3. Civil Aircraft
5.4. Cargo Aircraft
5.5. Helicopters
5.6. Trainer Aircraft
5.7. Space Aircraft
6. Glass Cockpit Market Analysis, by Screen Size
6.1. Introduction
6.2. Small
6.3. Medium
6.4. Large
7. Glass Cockpit Market Analysis, by Geography
7.1. Introduction
7.2. North America
7.2.1. United States
7.2.2. Canada
7.2.3. Mexico
7.3. South America
7.3.1. Brazil
7.3.2. Argentina
7.3.3. Others
7.4. Europe
7.4.1. UK
7.4.2. Germany
7.4.3. France
7.4.4. Italy
7.4.5. Others
7.5. Middle East and Africa
7.5.1. United Arab Emirates
7.5.2. Israel
7.5.3. Saudi Arabia
7.5.4. Others
7.6. Asia Pacific
7.6.1. Japan
7.6.2. China
7.6.3. India
7.6.4. South Korea
7.6.5. Taiwan
7.6.6. Thailand
7.6.7. Indonesia
7.6.8. Others
8. Competitive Environment and Analysis
8.1. Major Players and Strategy Analysis
8.2. Emerging Players and Market Lucrativeness
8.3. Mergers, Acquisitions, Agreements, and Collaborations
8.4. Vendor Competitiveness Matrix
9. Company Profiles
9.1. Garmin Ltd.
9.2. Collins Aerospace, a United Technologies company
9.3. Honeywell International Inc.
9.4. Elbit Systems Ltd.
9.5. Dynon Avionics
9.6. Aspen Avionics
9.7. f.u.n.k.e. AVIONICS GmbH
9.8. Avidyne Corporation

Garmin Ltd.

Collins Aerospace, a United Technologies company

Honeywell International Inc.

Elbit Systems Ltd.

Dynon Avionics

Aspen Avionics

f.u.n.k.e. AVIONICS GmbH

Avidyne Corporation