About Aviator Gear
Serving the Military, Defense Contractors and Public Safety Organizations
Aviator Gear is your source for quality custom patches, challenge coins, apparel, zap stickers and solid mahogany wood aircraft models. Yes, we have your squadron! We are at heart a design company and are standing by ready to create your custom artwork and mockups. Whether you're assigned to Guam, deployed to Bagram or sitting at the Starbucks outside NAS Jacksonville, we make your job easy. In just a couple of clicks, you can Get a Quote for your project. We'll take care of the rest.
Are you the "Go To" Guy? We feel your pain.
We've been there. No instructions, no continuity book, and every order is a rush. You needed it yesterday, and you need it to be correct...the first time. We'll make your ideas happen - even from sketches on a pizza box. We understand the rules of military heraldry and emblems; you can rest assured your emblem will be perfect. We're former Snackos ourselves, so we know what it takes to get a quality product at a great price shipped to your corner of the world.
Service. Quality. Price. Quick Turnaround.
There are many reasons why hundreds of squadrons and companies worldwide have used Aviator Gear for their customized designs since 2005. Our clients range from pilot training classes to Fortune 100 corporations and everyone gets the same outstanding design consultation and free artwork.
About the Company
Aviator Gear is located in Jacksonville, Florida. Our company's military expertise is a great fit for this military town, with three major Naval Bases and over 33,000 active duty service members within 25 miles.
- Woman-Owned Small Business
- Business to Government (B2G) certified
- Jacksonville Small Emerging Business (JSEB) certified
- Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)
- Historically Underutilized Business (HUBZone) certified
Amanda Bower, CEO, joined the company in 2008 and drives the company strategic execution and marketing. Amanda is a native of Ocala, Florida, and a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV.) She met her business partner and husband, Cory in 2007, and they relocated to Jacksonville in 2008.
Cory "Trap" Bower is Sales Manager and founder of Aviator Gear. Cory manages sales strategy for the company, in addition to design and order fulfillment. Cory was born and raised in Worland, Wyoming and is a graduate of the USAF Academy. Trap has served over 20 years in the USAF with over 3000 hours in the F-15C and A/T-38. He has logged over 200 combat hours with three tours in Southwest Asia, including Operation IRAQI FREEDOM in 2003. Cory is a member of the Florida Air National Guard and currently holds the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.