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Holiday Gift Ideas For The Pilot You Love

Holiday Gift Ideas For The Pilot You Love

There are few greater feelings than getting to share the joy of flight with a friend or a loved one. It’s our colleagues, co-pilots, and onlookers who make our time in the sky so much more rewarding. So for those who want to give back, these ten gift ideas are great for any and all pilots, from private to ATP.

Portable Espresso Machine
Every pilot loves coffee. Whether you’re going away for a few hours or a few days. Minipresso has been designed to be the smallest, lightest, and most versatile handheld espresso machine. $59.95

Introductory Flight from American Flyers
Nothing can compete with the view, the speed, and personal accomplishment of flying an airplane… and you can give that experience with an Introductory Flight from American Flyers. $169

LANLUK Portable Charger Power Bank
As pilots, we don’t always have the luxury of finding an external outlet. So for those who chart the skies with an iPad, it’s best practice to always have a backup power source. This 25800mAh power bank can charge your phone or iPad 5-7 times over! $26.99

Custom Stainless Steel Water Bottles by CafePress
Staying hydrated is important, and for some, showing off your pride as a pilot even more so. These stainless steel water bottles have a variety of aviation designs so everyone can know you prefer to spend your time in the air. $24.99

Sporty’s® Pilot’s Tool Kit
For a pilot, getting up – and staying – in the air is the most important thing. So when there’s not a mechanic on hand, sometimes you have to do things yourself. This compact tool kit provides the essential tools for minor maintenance issues. $89.95

ForeFlight Pilot Software
ForeFlight is the all-in-one digital pilot’s guide. From gathering preflight information to planning routes to logging flight time, it does it all. With a variety of plans available, it’s the perfect gift for your pilot loved one who loves the best. Starting at $100

Citizen Nighthawk Pilot’s Watch
You don’t have to spend $1,000 for a sophisticated pilot’s watch. Track the time in style with Citizen’s Nighthawk series of aviation-inspired timepieces. Less than $500

David McCullough’s The Wright Brothers
This #1 New York Times bestseller tells the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly: Wilbur and Orville Wright. For those who love history or just those who appreciate how our industry got here. It is a must-read. $16.84

Ugly Christmas Sweater for Pilots
Finally, for the unabashedly proud pilot who loves to stay warm, a Christmas sweater made just for them. While some may call it ugly, I call it your finest Christmas sweater! $47.95