Fixed Wing Drone Market Is Expected To Progress At A CAGR Of 17.2% By 2033


The market for fixed-wing drones is projected to reach US$ 7,085.1 million in 2023 and is projected to grow at a strong 17.2% CAGR from 2023 to 2033. The primary market growth drivers are aerial remote-sensing goods for essential infrastructure like military bases, governmental structures, airports, and banks.

Fixed-wing drones offer quick, effective, and dependable assistance to military and law enforcement personnel. This is so that the police and the military can respond to any crisis quickly and with the appropriate information. These drones can assist protect public safety during investigations and are a cost-effective alternative to man-hours.

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According to the Police Forum, 80% to 90% of police worldwide are under-resourced and prefer cheap fixed-wing drones as an alternative to helicopters. Thus, the market growth for global fixed-wing drones is expected to expand during the forecast period.

Key Takeaways from Market Study

  • The global fixed-wing drone market is projected to reach US$ 34,643.5 million by 2033.
  • The market witnessed 15.4% CAGR between 2018 and 2022.
  • Filming & Photography in the application segment dominates the market with 24.4% market share in 2023.
  • Under sales channel, offline channel fixed-wing drone dominates the market and are valued at US$ 5,445.6 million in 2023.
  • Based on region, demand for fixed wing drones is expected to increase at a CAGR of 18.3% in East Asia during the forecast period.

Market Development

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Competitive Landscape

A-Techsyn, Autel Robotics, AVY, DJI, Bluebird Aero Systems Ltd., Carbonix, Elroy Air, Height Technologies, Ideaforge, Latitude Engineering, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Quantum-Systems GmbH, Sunbirds, and Textron Inc. are well-known fixed-wing drone manufacturers.

These leading fixed-wing drone producers are always coming up with cutting-edge product designs to tackle the current challenges of component installation in hostile situations. In the fixed-wing drone sector, certain significant competitors have implemented competitive pricing strategies. The business has established beneficial alliances and partnerships with end-user industries and governments. Modern drones and their attachments are in high demand, which enables market participants to broaden their product offerings. Market players are investing more money and resources in R&D while trying to increase their geographical footprint.

Fact.MR has provided detailed information about the price points of key manufacturers of fixed-wing drones positioned across regions, sales growth, production capacity, and speculative technological expansion, in the recently published report.

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Key Companies Profiled

  • Alti UAS
  • Arcturus UAV, Inc.
  • A-Techsyn
  • Autel Robotics
  • AVY
  • DJI
  • Bluebird Aero Systems Ltd.
  • Carbonix
  • Elroy Air
  • Height Technologies
  • Ideaforge
  • Latitude Engineering
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Quantum-Systems GmbH
  • Sunbirds
  • Textron Inc.

Segmentation of Fixed Wing Drone Industry Research

  • By Payload :
    • Less than 25 kg
    • 25-150 kg
    • Above 150 kg
  • By Sales Channel :
    • Online Sales
      • Direct to customer
      • Third Party Online
    • Offline Sales
      • Modern Trade Channels
      • Electronic Stores
        • Franchised Store
        • Independent Stores
      • Others
  • By Application :
    • Filming & Photography
    • Inspection & Maintenance
    • Mapping & Surveying
    • Precision Agriculture
    • Surveillance & Monitoring
    • Others
  • By End Use Industry :
    • Agriculture & Forestry
    • Delivery & Logistics
    • Media & Entertainment
    • Construction & Mining
    • Oil & Gas
    • Security & Law Enforcement
    • Recreational Activity
    • Others
  • By Region :
    • North America
    • Latin America
    • Europe
    • East Asia
    • South Asia & Oceania
    • Middle East and Africa (MEA)

More Valuable Insights on Offer

Fact.MR, in its new offering, presents an unbiased analysis of the global fixed wing drone market, presenting historical market data (2018-2022) and forecast statistics for the period of 2023-2033.

The study reveals essential insights on the basis of
Payload (less than 25 kg, 25-150 kg, Above 150 kg), Sales Channel, (online sales, (direct to customer, third party online), offline sales ((modern trade channels, electronic stores( franchised store, independent stores), others)), Application, (filming & photography, inspection & maintenance, mapping & surveying, precision agriculture, surveillance & monitoring, others), End Use Industry, (agriculture & forestry, delivery & logistics, media & entertainment, construction & mining, oil & gas, security & law enforcement, recreational activity, others) and across major regions of the world (North America, Latin America, Europe, East Asia, South Asia & Oceania, and MEA).

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