Global Helicopter Market 2014-2018: Key vendors are AgustaWestland, Bell Helicopter Textron, Eurocopter, Russian Helicopters, JSC, Sikorsky Aircraft

Jun 20, 2014, 07:37 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global Helicopter Market 2014-2018: Key vendors are AgustaWestland, Bell Helicopter Textron, Eurocopter, Russian Helicopters, JSC, Sikorsky Aircraft" report to their offering.

High-altitude helicopters are mainly used for flying above 15,000 feet from sea level. Currently, the demand for these helicopters is increasing at a rapid rate. The major adopters of these helicopters are the Civil Aviation and Defense sectors. These helicopters are used for rescue operations, as well as for transportation and training.

As a result of the high demand for high-altitude and versatile helicopters, vendors are manufacturing helicopters that can be used for different applications. This is expected to have a positive impact on the Global Helicopter market during the forecast period.

According to the report, the increasing demand from the Civil Aviation sector is one of the major drivers of the market. In the Civil Aviation sector, helicopters are used more to carry passengers in the remote areas, where runways are not available. They are also used as an air ambulance.

Further, the report states that a decrease in the defense budget is one of the major challenges for the market. As a result of slow economic development and other political reasons, governments in various countries have reduced their defense budgets.

The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.

Key Topics Covered:

01. Executive Summary

02. List of Abbreviations

03. Scope of the Report

04. Market Research Methodology

05. Introduction

06. Market Landscape

07. Market Segmentation by End-users

08. Market Segmentation by Product

09. Geographical Segmentation

10. Key Leading Countries

11. Buying Criteria

12. Market Growth Drivers

13. Drivers and their Impact

14. Market Challenges

15. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

16. Market Trends

17. Trends and their Impact

18. Vendor Landscape

19. Key Vendor Analysis

20. Other Reports in this Series

Companies Mentioned:

  • AgustaWestland NV
  • Avicopter
  • Bell Helicopter Textron Inc.
  • Enstrom Helicopter Corp.
  • Eurocopter
  • JSC
  • Kaman Aerospace
  • Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI)
  • MD Helicopters
  • Robinson Helicopter Company
  • Rostvertol
  • Russian Helicopters
  • Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.
  • Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant.

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