Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Civil Aviation Bureau

Number of registered civil aircrafts in Japan

(As of December 31)
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Aeroplane 1,236 1,238 1,226 1,220 1,223 1,227 1,227 1,214 1,217 1,219
Multi-engine Turbojet/Turbofan 161 164 161 160 157 149 138 127 117 106
Turboprop 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Piston 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Twin-engine Turbojet/Turbofan 258 279 285 290 298 315 336 347 368 394
Turboprop 120 117 115 110 113 112 112 112 110 112
Piston 79 69 63 63 62 59 53 52 51 46
Single-engine Turboprop 13 13 13 13 16 17 18 18 18 21
Piston 605 596 589 584 577 575 570 558 543 540
Rotorcraft 1,004 951 943 957 930 869 821 801 790 778
Turbine engine 804 768 761 764 747 703 661 647 630 618
Piston engine 200 183 182 193 183 166 160 154 160 160
Glider 579 596 607 624 644 648 649 658 659 665
Skyship 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 3
Total 2,820 2,786 2,777 2,802 2,798 2,745 2,698 2,675 2,658 2,665

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