Aerospace Marketplaces Report

OPM Research
1915 Grant Avenue  Suite C 
Redondo Beach, CA 90278 
John Pawlicki

The report covers the key websites which facilitate the trading, procurement and listing of aircraft parts. We provide not only a synopsis of their key capabilities and policies, but the results from a survey of the Aviation industry on their usability and how customers view these sites (and which they prefer using and why). This in-depth survey covered many aspects of twenty (20) of the aviation industries most-used websites/Marketplaces. We also delve into emerging industry trends to be aware of such as RFID, electronic forms (eForms), and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). 

The most important trading mechanisms and formats, such as ATA Spec 2000, X12, UN/EDIFACT, and the new Type X are discussed from a non-technical perspective, and guidance on potential solution providers is provided. 

Also presented is a set of general recommendations on protecting yourself and securing your data as you do business on the Internet, and an overview on optimizing your website and email marketing approaches to attract more customers. 

This report is written for anyone is involved with handling aircraft parts in any way. This ~300 page publication covers a wide area and helps you better understand doing business online.

  • Electronic Regulatory Documentation
  • Digital Information Security
  • Online Marketplaces
  • Spares Planning/Order Management



  • Consulting Services
  • Software


  • ATA Spec 2000