27 Of The Best Gifts for Pilots: Get Them Ready For Take Off

Have a special and talented pilot in your life? Gift shopping for them can be hard. What’s more special than flying through the clouds on a daily basis? Luckily, there are plenty of amazing gifts for pilots to choose from. 

If you’re having trouble picking out the perfect gift for your pilot, keep reading. We have 27 fantastic gift ideas to choose from, guaranteed to bring a smile to their face as they cruise the skies. 

Silver Airplane Table Clock

Sometimes, working in the sky means your desk on the ground is a bit barren. Check out this perfect complement to any pilot’s desk, the Silver Airplane Table Clock. They’ll never be late for a flight again!

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Airplane Wood Print Wall Art

Remind your pilot of life in the skies while they’re at home with this beautiful Airplane Wood Print Wall Art. The wood finish looks amazing in any home, especially if your pilot likes a more natural type of decor.

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Fighter Plane Schematics Wall Art

What pilot isn’t fascinated by old planes? With this Fighter Plane Schematics Wall Art, your pilot can have a glimpse at what it was like to fly with wings of a bygone era. It features in-depth schematics and part labels so they can show everyone they know just how planes work.

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Aluminum and Marble Airplane Sculpture

Looking for a special addition to your pilot’s office? What about an Aluminum and Marble Airplane Sculpture? It isn’t too large but definitely makes an impression, the perfect desk companion and conversation piece during meetings.

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MSOB Pilot Socks

After packing so much luggage and traveling from city to city, it’s understandable for pilots to lose a few pairs of socks. Fill out their wardrobe with these MSOB Pilot Socks. They’re comfortable and feature cool airplanes flying along the side. You can get them in any size, so they’re perfect for the whole family!

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Whiskey Decanter Airplane Set

It’s not uncommon for a pilot to come home and pour themselves a nice glass of whiskey after a long trip. Let them pour in style with this awesome Whiskey Decanter Airplane Set. Featuring a high-quality wood finish, it has a neat glass holder and a spout to store and pour their favorite brand of whiskey.

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Funny Pilot Coffee Mug

When you catch as many red eyes as pilots do, you might start to drink as much coffee as them. Poke some fun at the pilot you love with this Funny Pilot Coffee Mug. A chuckle in the morning will do wonders for their 3000-foot commute.

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Funny Pilot “Eat Sleep Fly Repeat” T-Shirt

Constant traveling can feel like an endless cycle, especially for pilots. When the motto “Eat, sleep, fly, repeat” rings true, it’s time to wear it on a t-shirt. This Funny Pilot T-Shirt an excellent gift for any pilot on the daily grind.

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“Life Is Better Flying” License Plate Frame

Who doesn’t prefer to fly? For pilots, it’s more than a preference. It’s a lifestyle. With this “Life Is Better Flying” License Plate Frame, they can show other drivers that flying is better than bumper to bumper.

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Airplane Bottle Opener

Most pilots like to crack open a cold one every now and then. Let them do it in style with this cool Airplane Bottle Opener, featuring a stainless steel finish in a red copper color. It’s sure to draw some attention at their next dinner party when they let those bottle caps fly.

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Professional Pilot Kneeboard

Kneeboards are little-known necessities pilots must have with them as they fly. They keep all of their charts, briefings, and other flight information on their person as they pilot the craft. Why let them settle for a boring kneeboard when you can get them this Professional Pilot Kneeboard?

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Airplane Captain Necktie

When pilots have formal events to attend, they need the proper attire like anyone else. With this Airplane Captain Necktie, they can dress up in a flash, ready for whatever meeting or function comes next. It even comes embroidered with accurate passenger planes!

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Pilot’s Life Funny Adult Coloring Book

A pilot’s life is sometimes more of a comedy than a drama. They encounter all sorts of funny people and places in their line of work but don’t have anything to reflect that in their personal life. Share a laugh with your pilot with the Pilot’s Life Funny Adult Coloring Book and let them tell you about all the characters in their life.

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Pilot Charm Bracelet

Keep the pilot you care about safe with this Pilot Charm Bracelet. It will keep her motivated to succeed with the cute “She believed she could, so she did” engraving. Plus, you can add whatever unique charms you’d like to make it really special!

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Fly Safe Keychain

Looking for a way to remind the pilot in your life how much you love them? This Fly Safe Keychain easily attaches to any key ring and has the loving phrase “Fly Safe: You Carry My Heart With You” emblazoned on the front. It brings a tear to our eyes just thinking about it, and we’re sure it will for them, too.

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Decorative Stoneware Airplane Bookends

Pilots are educated people and often like to have a stack of interesting books lying around at home. Keep them stacked nicely with these nifty Decorative Stoneware Airplane Bookends. The 8-inch, pewter finish airplane is sure to make a statement.

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Silver Art Airplane Coasters

When a pilot comes home from a long haul, it’s time for a nice, cold drink. Keep their wooden tables safe from harm with these beautiful Silver Art Airplane Coasters. They’re great stocking stuffers, never tarnish, and have a design that’s sure to bring curiosity from friends and family.

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Spark Plug Plane Paperweight

Pilots have a ton of documents and forms to keep track of, often creating a messy pile on their desk at home. With this Sparkplug Plane Paperweight, you can help them tame the bureaucratic beast with a neat little airplane crafted from a sparkplug. A great gift for kids and aviation enthusiasts as well!

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Wright Brothers Airplane Model

Every pilot needs reminding of the origins of their legendary trade. The Wright Brothers paved the way for all future pilots, and their original airplane is fascinating, to say the least. This Wright Brothers Airplane Model is an accurate representation of the aircraft, complete with fragile moving parts.

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Aircraft Tactical Pen

Despite flying being the safest way to travel, there are still things that can go wrong. If they do, you want your pilot to be as prepared as possible. This Aircraft Tactical Pen has everything they need to make the best of an emergency, including a flashlight, glass breaker, screwdriver, and more.

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Captain Teddy Aviation Pilot Bear

Pilots need cuddles, too. With the Captain Teddy Aviation Pilot Bear, they can snuggle up with a reminder of how much you care. It makes a fantastic gift for their children or the little pilot in your life as well!

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Citizen Promaster Skyhawk Watch

All pilots need to look professional, in or out of uniform. The Citizen Promaster Skyhawk watch is the best way to do that. It features a slick aviation theme, muted colors, and high-quality craftsmanship you can only expect from Citizen.

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Gel-Enhanced Seat Cushion

It’s no surprise that pilots’ backs (and butts) get uncomfortable in the cockpit, but it’s one thing that not many gift-givers think about. Stand out from the crowd with a Gel-Enhanced Seat Cushion that’s perfect for sitting down. Your pilot, and their butt, will thank you.

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Inspirational Pilot Bracelet

Featuring the signature yellow stripes every pilot wears, this Inspirational Pilot Bracelet is the perfect way to remind them of you and inspire them to be better. It’s also a fantastic gift for any little pilot who dreams of growing up and taking to the sky!

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Airplane Ring

It isn’t common for jewelry to show just how much you care about the pilot in your life. With this Airplane Ring, they’ll be reminded every time they look down for what’s waiting for them when they get home. The two looping airplanes on the ring are destined to be back together, no matter how far they fly.

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Pilot Card Holder

Pilots meet many people every day and often receive way more business cards than the average person. Help them organize the lot with this high-quality Pilot Card Holder. It grants quick and easy access to their own card, plus an easy pocket for new cards they find along the way.

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Pack This! Travel Pack Checklist

With so much to remember as they’re flying, it’s understandable that pilots forget a few things when they’re on the ground. The Pack This! Travel Pack Checklist is a flipbook containing an exhaustive list of everything they may need. With this, they’ll never forget about that extra pair of socks again.

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