Drone Motor Industry Analysis in Middle East & Africa

Study on Drone Motors in Middle East & Africa by AC and DC for Consumer/Civil, Commercial, and Military Use from 2024 to 2034

Analysis of Drone Motors Industry Covering Countries Includes Analysis of GCC Countries, South Africa, Northern Africa, Türkiye, Rest of Middle East & Africa

Drone Motor Sales Outlook for Middle East & Africa (2024 to 2034)

Drone motor sales in the Middle East & Africa are pegged at US$ 59.7 million for 2024 and are forecasted to rise at an astronomical 19.2% CAGR over the next ten years (2024 to 2034). The market in the Middle East & Africa is projected to reach a value of US$ 348 million by 2034-end.

A drone motor is a crucial part of any drone as it is the key element allowing drones to function properly. Use of commercial drones is increasing rapidly in the Middle East & Africa region owing to increasing penetration of technology in different industry verticals. Advancements in motor technology are also projected to play a crucial role in determining drone motor sales in the Middle East & Africa over the next ten years and beyond.

The construction industry is projected to account for substantial demand for drones, and thereby drone motors, in the MEA region over the coming years. Rising use of drones in the entertainment industry and increasing spending on defense technologies are also estimated to create new opportunities for drone motor companies through 2034.

  • Drone motor sales for military category drones in the Middle East & Africa are forecasted to rise at 11.9% CAGR over the next ten years.
Report Attributes Details
Drone Motor Sales in Middle East & Africa (2024E) US$ 59.7 Million
Projected Sales (2034F) US$ 348 Million
Demand Growth (2024 to 2034) 19.2% CAGR
Sales in Northern Africa (2024E) US$ 8.1 Million
DC Drone Motor Demand Growth (2024 to 2034) 19.3% CAGR
Sales in Rest of Middle East & Africa (2024E) US$ 16.7 Million
Demand Growth in Türkiye (2024 to 2034) 19.3% CAGR
Key Companies Profiled
  • SunnySky Motors
  • T-Motor
  • EMAX MODEL Store

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Where Will Use of Drones and Demand for Motors Boom in MEA?

“Construction Industry to Drive Demand for Drones and Drone Motors”

Investments in infrastructure development in the Middle East & Africa region are increasing at a rapid pace, which has given a major impetus to construction projects in this region. Growing use of drones for 3D or 2D surveying and mapping applications in the construction industry to improve the efficiency of projects is estimated to boost sales of drones and subsequently favor shipments of drone motors as well.

The increasing launch of megaprojects such as NEOM and Mukaab in the Middle Eastern region could also create new opportunities for drone motor suppliers over the next ten years and beyond. Mounting political tensions and the frequent breakout of wars in the Middle East & Africa region could also bolster demand for drone motors in the making of military drones going forward.

Know more about key aspects such as product standards, pricing trends, safety regulations, local supply, and new developments in this research study on drone motors by skilled analysts at Fact.MR, a market research and competitive intelligence provider.

Country-wise Insights

Drone motor suppliers in the Middle East & Africa have a better chance of growing their business if they smartly invest in countries such as Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, South Africa, and Türkiye in the future.

Why Should Drone Motor Manufacturers Invest in GCC Countries?

“Rising Adoption of Drones by Industries and Civilians Alike”

Attribute GCC Countries
Market Value (2024E) US$ 19.7 Million
Growth Rate (2024 to 2034) 20% CAGR
Projected Value (2034F) US$ 122 Million

The United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Kuwait are GCC countries that have been emerging as popular tourist hotspots not only in the Middle East region but across the world. Governments of these countries are implementing relaxed laws for civilian use of drones and this is pushing tourists and other people in the country to use drones to capture stunning aerial footage for recreational purposes. Surging use of drones in different industry verticals is also estimated to uplift sales of drone motors in GCC countries across the study period and beyond.

Can Drone Motor Companies Get Good Returns in South Africa?

“Surging Use of Drones in Mining and Agricultural Applications”

Attribute South Africa
Market Value (2024E) US$ 9 Million
Growth Rate (2024 to 2034) 18.5% CAGR
Projected Value (2034F) US$ 49.4 Million

South Africa is known for its robust mining activity and the deployment of drones for various applications in mining could pave the way for the success of drone motor suppliers in the Middle East & Africa region over the coming years. Drones are being deployed in mining for risk assessment, surveying, and site stability study extensively as the focus on worker safety increases in South Africa. Growing adoption of drones for soil scanning and crop monitoring is also predicted to uplift sales of drone motors in South Africa across the study period.

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Category-wise Insights

Drone motor manufacturers in the Middle East & Africa are capitalizing on the growing demand for rotary wing drones and pushing their sales via OEM channels.

Which Type of Drone Will Spearhead Revenue Generation?

“Motors for Rotary Wing Drones Projected to Be in High Demand”

Attribute Rotary Wing
Segment Value (2024E) US$ 32 Million
Growth Rate (2024 to 2034) 19.7% CAGR
Projected Value (2034F) US$ 194 Million

Rotary wing drones are easily maneuvrable and can hover and take off or land vertically. This allows drone users to perform multiple tasks and this is why their preference and popularity among different end users is increasing in the Middle East & Africa region. Surging sales of rotary wing drones are projected to boost demand for drone motors for the same in the long run. Brushless DC motors and synchronous motors are projected to be preferred for rotary wing drones going forward.

Where Will Most Drone Motors Be Sold From?

“OEMs Account for High Market Revenue”

Attribute OEMs
Segment Value (2024E) US$ 57.2 Million
Growth Rate (2024 to 2034) 19.1% CAGR
Projected Value (2034F) US$ 330 Million

Better guarantee and build quality of OEM drone motors allows them to occupy a significant chunk of sales share in the Middle East & Africa. Increasing preference of end users to buy their products from original equipment manufacturers is also projected to boost growth in this segment in the MEA region through 2034. Sales of drone accessories are projected to increase from aftermarket channels in the future.

Analysts’ Opinion

Drone motor distributors operating in the Middle East & Africa should focus on product innovation to accommodate the increasing demand for novel drones that can perform multiple tasks without needing major modifications. Drone motor companies should specifically focus on supplying motors to manufacturers of consumer-oriented drones and drones that can be used in construction applications to get the best returns on their investments.

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Segmentation of Drone Motor Study in Middle East & Africa

  • By Motor Type:

    • DC
      • Brushed DC Motors
      • Brushless DC Motors
    • AC
      • Synchronous Motors
      • Induction Motors
      • Servo Motors
  • By Power Capacity:

    • <50W
    • 50W to 100W
    • 101W to 200W
    • >200W
  • By Velocity Constant (KV):

    • Below 1,000
    • 1,000 to 2,000
    • 2,001 to 3,000
    • Above 3,000
  • By Drone Type:

    • Fixed Wing
    • Rotary Wing
    • Hybrid
  • By Drone Category:

    • Consumer/Civil
    • Commercial
    • Military
  • By Sales Channel:

    • OEMs
    • Aftermarket
      • Online Sales
        • Company Websites
        • e-Commerce Websites
      • Electronic Stores
      • Others
  • By Country:

    • GCC Countries
    • South Africa
    • Northern Africa
    • Türkiye
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

- FAQs -

How much are drone motor sales in the Middle East & Africa?

Drone motor sales in the Middle East & Africa are estimated at US$ 59.7 million in 2024.

What is the forecasted sales revenue for the MEA market by 2034?

Drone motor demand is projected to reach a revenue of US$ 348 million by the end of 2034.

At what pace will the sales of drone motors rise in MEA?

Sales of drone motors in the Middle East & Africa are projected to rise at 19.2% CAGR from 2024 to 2034.

Where will drone motor demand be high?

Drone motor sales in GCC countries are set to increase at a stellar 20% CAGR over the next ten years.

Who are the leading drone motor manufacturers in MEA?

SunnySky Motors, T-Motor, and EMAX MODEL Store are top drone motor producers in the Middle East & Africa.

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