Global Unmanned Helicopters market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 12.0% by 2033: Visiongain Reports Ltd


Visiongain has published a new report entitled Unmanned Helicopters 2023-2033. It includes profiles of Unmanned Helicopters and Forecasts Market Segment by Payload, (Small Unmanned Helicopter (0-100 lbs), Medium Unmanned Helicopter (100-500 lbs), Large Unmanned Helicopter (500 lbs & above)) Market Segment by Commercial and Civil, (Powerline & Pipeline Inspections, Geographical Mapping & Planning, Environmental Research) Market Segment by End-User, (Military, Government Agency, Commercial and Civil, Other End-User) Market Segment by Government Agency, (Government Survey & Planning, Government Inspection, Police and Law Enforcement, Homeland Security, Other Government Application) Market Segment by Military, (Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), Military Search & Rescue Operations, Military Supply & Logistics, Military Border Security, Military Combat Support, Other Military Application) plus COVID-19 Impact Analysis and Recovery Pattern Analysis (“V”-shaped, “W”-shaped, “U”-shaped, “L”-shaped), Profiles of Leading Companies, Region and Country 

The global unmanned helicopters market was valued at US$6,087 million in 2022 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 12.0% during the forecast period 2023-2033. 

Pilotless Helicopters Deliver Large Payloads with Precision 


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How has COVID-19 had a significant negative impact on the Unmanned Helicopters Market? 

Technology businesses rushed to adapt their goods to combat the pandemic as COVID-19 swept the globe in the early 2020s. This repurposing was particularly evident in the civilian drone sector, as businesses projected that the epidemic would demonstrate the worth of their mapping, inspection, and delivery technologies. Companies anticipated that by using drone technology for everything from monitoring social-distance requirements to delivering medical supplies, the public would finally come around to the technology. The epidemic doesn’t seem to have had a big negative impact on the drone market. As industry leaders began 2020 concerned about the consumer market for people who want to fly drones for enjoyment, it might even have helped. 

How will this Report Benefit you? 

Visiongain’s 356-page report provides 142 tables and 154 charts/graphs. Our new study is suitable for anyone requiring commercial, in-depth analyses for the global unmanned helicopters market, along with detailed segment analysis in the market. Our new study will help you evaluate the overall global and regional market for Unmanned Helicopters. Get financial analysis of the overall market and different segments including payload, commercial and civil, end-user, government agency, military and company size and capture higher market share. We believe that there are strong opportunities in these fast-growing unmanned helicopters market. See how to use the existing and upcoming opportunities in this market to gain revenue benefits in the near future. Moreover, the report will help you to improve your strategic decision-making, allowing you to frame growth strategies, reinforce the analysis of other market players, and maximise the productivity of the company. 

What are the Current Market Drivers? 

Less Expensive Compared to Manned Helicopters  

Because a person is at the centre of a manned helicopter, everything must be designed with that person’s safety in mind and in accordance with strict safety standards that are subject to both technical and legal limitations. Unmanned helicopters can now be used for tasks like, for instance, parcel deliveries because they do not need highly skilled, highly sought-after, and highly paid pilots. We can reduce or eliminate legal and administrative procedures, production costs, and the human element by reducing or eliminating the pilots. Unmanned helicopters will have a significant impact on the world once they are affordable and mass production is feasible because they efficiently and visibly complete daily tasks for the general public. 

Unmanned Helicopters Can Fly for a Long Time and Carry Out the Task Sequentially 

First off, pilot fatigue is not a concern with UAVs. They can perform tasks continuously once they’ve been properly maintained and repaired. Only their own performance indices have an impact on the length of time they spend in the air. The UAV system surpasses the revisit period and response time limitations of satellite remote sensing. Due to their high efficiency traits, they are particularly well-suited for lengthy searches in solution spaces at the accident scene. 

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Where are the Market Opportunities? 

Increase in Job Opportunities  

In the first three years following the integration of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into the American national airspace system, the unmanned helicopter industry is expected to add more than 70,000 new jobs in the United States, according to a new study from the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI). The total economic impact of integration is expected to exceed $13.6 billion in the first three years after it takes place and to continue growing steadily for the foreseeable future, totalling more than $82.1 billion. The money that is generated from the sale of new products goes to manufacturers and suppliers, as well as taxes and money that is generated in the community to support small businesses. 

VR Helicopter Drone, an Aerodynamical Vehicle for Cargo Missions 

A concept for an unmanned aerial vehicle called “VR Helicopter Drone” was developed by young designer Vladislav Kulikov. The project was quickly developed using drawings and 3D renderings to provide a first glimpse of the model that might someday come to life. The said comes in a medium size with a helicopter-like shape, as opposed to the compact form of typical drones like the dronut X or the mini flying camera “pixy”. The vehicle is intended for flying inside cities, constructing routes, and reliably delivering a small cargo, according to the designer. 

Competitive Landscape 

The major players operating in the unmanned helicopters market are Northrop Grumman Corporation, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Saab Group, Airbus SE, Boeing Company, Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd, Leonardo S.p.A., Yamaha Motor Company, Alpha Unmanned Systems, Quantum Systems, . These major players operating in this market have adopted various strategies comprising M&A, investment in R&D, collaborations, partnerships, regional business expansion, and new product launch. 

Recent Developments 

  • August 22, 2022, The industrial-use unmanned helicopter FAZER R G2’s capabilities and performance have been substantially improved, according to Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. The automatic navigation version of the model has specifically been used to improve the company’s transport and delivery services in order to better meet the expanding transportation and delivery needs in the industry. 
  • Sept 13, 2022, Teleplan Globe, an Oslo-based software and system solutions company, and Quantum-Systems, a Munich-based drone manufacturer, have signed an MOU to integrate the FACNAV battlespace management system into the Quantum-Systems Vector & Scorpion 2-in-1 platform. The collaboration is intended to add value in future operations by improving precision in conducting Close Air Support missions and increasing information sharing capacity. 

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