Aviation Fanatic - Free online aviation encyclopedia and pilot logbook

You are currently not logged in. You can still browse the encyclopedia, but for more functionality please login or register! Registration is FREE!

Website and database statistics

Quick jump to sections on this page

Number of database entries
Aircraft type statistics by various categories
Aircraft register statistics by country and category
Aircraft register statistics by year of manufacturing
Total number of aircraft built by year of first flight
Passenger statistics (top countries)
Aircraft manufacturer statistics (Top 5 countries)
Airport statistics (Top 5 countries)
Aeroclub statistics (Top countries in DB)
Airline statistics (Top 5 countries)
Air Show statistics (Top 5 countries)
Air Museum statistics (Top 5 countries)
Aviator statistics (Top 5 countries)
Aviation book statistics (Top 5 countries)

Number of database entries

Total with pictures with info
link
with home
page link
with geolocation
data
Total number of Manufacturers: 1 725 1 147 (total 3 737 pictures) 634 275
Total number of Aircraft Types: 5 033 3 272 (total 3 705 pictures) 3 249
Total number of Aircraft: 155 915 103 (total 117 pictures)
Total number of Engines: 4 264 91 (total 91 pictures) 111
Total number of Airports: 45 474 1 173 (total 1 271 pictures) 13 192 3 818 41 765
Total number of Aeroclubs: 2 551 1 (total 3 pictures) 474
Total number of Airlines: 3 888 15 (total 22 pictures) 3 817 2 554
Total number of Air Shows: 74 13 (total 13 pictures) 55 48 63
Total number of Air Museums: 840 9 (total 316 pictures) 359 309 378
Total number of Aviators: 149 108 (total 108 pictures) 132
Total number of Countries: 250 249 249
Total number of Links: 26
Total number of Films: 715 715
Total number of Books: 14 517
Total number of Comments: 68
Total number of Pictures: 5 188
Total number of all database entries: 240 677 22 513 7 478 42 455

Aircraft type statistics by various categories

Category code # of aircraft
types in DB
Total # of aircraft
built (in DB)
# of aircrafts
in DB
Balloon 29 33 6 819
Amphibian 111 5 257 436
Gyrocopter 67 401 585
Helicopter 365 105 042 11 910
Landplane 4 409 1 871 074 126 590
Seaplane 48 7 105 13
Tilt-wing 3 202
_unknown_ 1 9 562
Total 5 033 1 989 114 155 915
Role code # of aircraft
types in DB
Total # of aircraft
built (in DB)
# of aircrafts
in DB
Balloon 29 33 6 819
Glider 165 42 235 14 158
Motor-Glider 80 3 907 1 753
Ultralight 277 41 564 13 082
General Aviation 2 083 594 133 71 585
Business Jet 145 17 503 3 456
Agricultural 98 11 219 1 487
Passenger Airliner 484 101 086 17 793
Cargo Airliner 16 524 35
Helicopter 338 82 290 11 855
Fighter 365 527 877 387
Bomber 153 247 011 63
Interceptor 16 8 272
Reconnaissance 130 65 777 245
Military Cargo 43 10 447 139
Military Trainer 217 116 279 2 886
Military Helicopter 34 23 789 55
Military Refueler 6 875
Other military 113 94 293 245
_unknown_ 241 9 872
Total 5 033 1 989 114 155 915
Engine type code # of aircraft
types in DB
Total # of aircraft
built (in DB)
# of aircrafts
in DB
No engine 183 42 235 20 969
Piston 3 368 1 564 708 95 613
Turboprop 727 127 371 14 387
Jet 735 254 711 15 195
Electric 13 86 31
Rocket 4 3
_unknown_ 3 9 720
Total 5 033 1 989 114 155 915
# of engines # of aircraft
types in DB
Total # of aircraft
built (in DB)
# of aircrafts
in DB
0 183 42 235 20 969
1 3 385 1 422 546 96 880
2 1 188 429 173 25 964
3 78 17 277 632
4 181 74 705 1 730
6 6 2 041
8 4 748
10 1 384
12 1 3
_unknown_ 4 9 739
Total 5 031 1 989 112 155 914
Wake turbulance category code # of aircraft
types in DB
Total # of aircraft
built (in DB)
# of aircrafts
in DB
Light 3 996 1 463 409 121 406
Medium 795 402 292 14 027
Heavy 100 15 937 2 953
_unknown_ 142 107 476 17 529
Total 5 033 1 989 114 155 915
# of seats (including pilots) # of aircraft
types in DB
Total # of aircraft
built (in DB)
# of aircrafts
in DB
1 986 591 987 19 907
2 1 603 623 656 40 244
3 177 97 130 2 128
4 419 233 075 32 181
5 114 44 607 3 492
6 247 114 078 10 331
7 68 31 974 1 731
8 103 21 380 2 538
9 65 23 002 1 941
10 77 38 389 1 266
_unknown_ 594 2 097 19 924
Total 4 453 1 821 375 135 683
Manufacturer country # of aircraft
types in DB
Total # of aircraft
built (in DB)
# of aircrafts
in DB
United States 1 766 953 093 67 475
Russian Federation 237 344 337 1 112
United Kingdom 345 204 595 11 825
Germany 382 163 770 16 692
France 587 86 415 20 686
Japan 73 61 647 176
Italy 259 32 063 2 013
Ukraine 31 23 683 2 114
Canada 185 21 498 5 960
Czech Republic 125 17 297 2 212
China 70 12 497 79
Poland 109 10 057 1 332
Australia 73 9 044 1 097
Brazil 79 7 633 951
Netherlands 24 6 013 625
Austria 27 4 582 1 443
Sweden 23 4 068 396
Switzerland 52 3 674 826
Spain 47 1 803 835
India 33 1 638 243
Romania 35 1 195 178
Belgium 26 1 108 927
Finland 22 589 225
Argentina 42 505 10
New Zealand 17 507 536
South Africa 31 428 30
Bosnia and Herzegovina 8 424 2
Serbia 6 335 12
Slovenia 10 331 40
Slovakia 6 310 170
Israel 17 300 25
Korea, Republic of 17 275
Denmark 5 169 48
Chile 8 154
Taiwan, Republic of China 8 130
Colombia 53 38 3
Lithuania 13 25 173
Iran, Islamic Republic of 18 23
Mexico 4 12
Indonesia 22 2
Turkey 8 4
Hungary 37 1 184 171
Total 4 940 1 977 455 140 642

Number of countries with at least one aircraft manufacturer: 64

Aircraft register statistics by country and category

Registering country Engine type code Total
No engine Piston Turboprop Jet Electric Rocket _unknown_
Canada 993 25 063 3 452 1 081 3 755 34 344
United Kingdom 7 701 14 315 1 228 1 346 3 1 194 25 787
Germany 3 050 12 072 1 067 1 215 28 1 139 18 571
France 1 228 12 517 1 413 947 772 16 877
Australia 1 268 10 164 1 420 566 799 14 217
New Zealand 448 3 304 620 107 407 4 886
Belgium 1 217 2 238 177 226 265 4 123
Spain 614 2 165 617 574 112 4 082
Switzerland 925 1 847 458 311 107 3 648
Netherlands 1 185 1 183 139 291 197 2 995
Denmark 623 1 353 242 233 60 2 511
Russian Federation 1 1 512 111 516 3 2 143
China 2 192 99 1 799 3 2 095
Sweden 147 949 181 139 101 1 517
Brazil 6 155 592 743 10 1 506
Austria 17 878 179 351 70 1 495
India 132 372 330 451 204 1 489
Finland 255 806 66 130 63 1 320
Italy 48 525 305 318 80 1 276
Ireland 22 349 60 690 88 1 209
South Africa 49 393 386 326 25 1 179
Poland 103 528 97 67 35 830
Japan 47 40 135 566 1 789
Portugal 23 288 34 302 44 691
Norway 37 252 159 186 39 673
Lithuania 132 397 49 24 52 654
Indonesia 36 140 417 1 594
Czech Republic 167 216 60 80 17 540
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of 148 179 137 2 466
United Arab Emirates 10 32 369 1 412
Iceland 27 256 32 52 14 381
Greece 5 64 62 138 269
Pakistan 11 88 32 82 13 226
Taiwan, Republic of China 5 43 166 214
Morocco 2 46 42 85 175
Estonia 19 79 19 42 12 171
Slovakia 20 82 17 35 2 156
Hungary 445 726 113 87 33 1 404
Total 20 969 95 613 14 387 15 195 31 0 9 720 155 915

Number of countries with registered aircraft in the database: 38
(Note: Some countries' data includes balloon and UL aircraft, others not.)

Aircraft register statistics by year of manufacturing

[pic]
Number of aircraft in the database with known manufacturing date: 83 019

Total number of aircraft built by year of first flight

[pic]
Number of aircraft types in the database with known total builds and first flight dates: 2 046
(The graph shows NOT the number of aircraft built in that year, but the total number of aircraft built for which the type was first flown in that year!)

Passenger statistics (top countries)

Country Total
United States 1 604 005 336
China 991 086 652
Japan 285 987 974
United Kingdom 270 289 259
India 254 421 432
Spain 230 028 374
Germany 224 918 265
Brazil 203 863 404
Indonesia 193 632 685
France 174 789 073
Turkey 173 541 262
Italy 163 738 932
Russian Federation 157 109 632
Australia 146 925 856
Thailand 141 544 462
Korea, Republic of 136 138 257
Canada 128 836 294
United Arab Emirates 119 594 095
Mexico 113 797 342
...
Hungary 11 776 898

(Sum of all the airports' passenger totals of the country, if passenger data exists.)

Aircraft manufacturer statistics (Top 5 countries)

Country Total
United States 662
France 153
Germany 126
United Kingdom 103
Canada 78
...
Hungary 14

Airport statistics (Top 5 countries)

Country Total
United States 20 802
Canada 1 958
Germany 953
France 834
Argentina 787
...
Hungary 83

Aeroclub statistics (Top countries in DB)

Country Total
United States 1 511
Australia 430
France 109
United Kingdom 74
Canada 46
...
Hungary 170

Airline statistics (Top 5 countries)

Country Total
United States 116
Russian Federation 43
China 39
Canada 37
United Kingdom 31
...
Hungary 2

Air Show statistics (Top 5 countries)

Country Total
United States 28
United Kingdom 12
Canada 4
Germany 3
...
Hungary 1

Air Museum statistics (Top 5 countries)

Country Total
United States 322
United Kingdom 75
Germany 52
Canada 35
Australia 29
...
Hungary 6

Aviator statistics (Top 5 countries)

Country Total
United Kingdom 36
United States 32
France 29
Germany 16
Russian Federation 9
...
Hungary 1

Aviation book statistics (Top 5 countries)

Country Total
United Kingdom 5 967
United States 1 352
Germany 432
Japan 400
Italy 224
...
Hungary 8

Note: Links are counted in the Links section only.
Soviet-built aircraft is categorized under the successor country of the main manufacturing facility (Russia, Ukraine, etc.).