The FAA is predicting that the piston aircraft market will continue a long slide over the next 10 years and will average a decline in numbers and hours flown of 0.1% per year over the next 20 years. At the same time, turbine business aircraft are expected to increase at an average rate of 2.9% per year, the FAA says in its 20-year forecast that runs through 2032. Correspondingly, turbine aircraft hours are expected to pick up 4% per year, eclipsing the total number of piston hours by the end ...
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