Aviator Gear adopts Bald Eagle at Jacksonville Zoo When Aviator Gear decided to adopt an animal from the Jacksonville Zoo, the decision was pretty much already made for us. With most of our clients in the military; flying aircraft with names like Eagle, Falcon, Global Hawk, Talon, Predator and Raptor; the choice was obvious. Aviator Gear is...

Custom Aircraft Briefing Sticks Did you know that Aviator Gear can create a custom aircraft training model briefing stick for any type of aircraft? Your briefing stick will be an exact replication of your aircraft with any tail or registration number. Our precision aircraft replicas are used in every USAF pilot training squadron, the USAF Weapo...

Custom Squadron Mug Production Process Here a pictorial tour of the 15 step production process to create your squadron coffee mug or beer stein. Each custom military mug is a handcrafted piece of art; requiring many hours of meticulous casting, refining, and detailing. We would love to design and create your custom squadron mugs! Request a Cust...

MODEL ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS & NOTES Here are a couple of tips that will help you unpack, assemble, and care for your custom model. Please take care in unpacking your model. Pay close attention to the notes written on the cardboard locking panels. Cut the tape carefully and slowly lift each locking panel to remove. Once the mod...

Aviator Gear salutes CCATT Aviator Gear is proud to support the brave men and women of the Critical Care Air Transport Teams who put themselves in harm’s way to provide critical medical aid to our troops in combat. Our 50% discount of all CCATT products is our way of showing our appreciation for their incredible life saving skills and combat...

12 February 2014 Mr. Harold Stuart Operations Manager Aviator Gear Dear Harold, As a former Director of Operations for the 455th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron (EAES) at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan who designed the official Air Force patch and then entrusted it to Aviator Gear to reproduce let me congratulate you and your team...

Free Sample Pack – Patches, Coins, Zaps, and More We all like to be able to put our hands on a product to get a feel for the quality and workmanship, before making a purchase. At Aviator Gear, we offer our new customers free sample packs of zap stickers, challenge coins, and squadron patches. We want you to be able get a close look at our high ...

Aviator Gear Gives Back We are very proud to support many amazing organizations dedicated to giving back to the military and public service community that we serve. Here are a few of them. It is our privilege to sponsor Angels of America's Fallen, to help the children of our fallen military and first responders develop into strong and...

Rules of Military Heraldry Official military patches must adhere to strict guidelines set by TIOH (The Institute Of Heraldry) and for USAF patches, AFHRA (Air Force Historical Research Agency). These guidelines apply to official squadron, group, and wing emblems. Your Aviator Gear wingman is an expert on these rules and regulations and will en...

Challenge Coins - A Brief History These special coins are called Challenge Coins and are widely used by all branches of the United States military as an award or as a means to identify membership in an organization or to recognize the special achievement of a military member. The majority of Challenge Coins are handed out by officers and senior...

USAF New T-Shirt Guidelines. Download PDF