Gifts made from airplane parts perfect for aviation lovers

Searching for the perfect present for an aviation lover? Whether it’s for a pilot, flight attendant, or just an aircraft enthusiast, there are plenty of gifts made from airplane parts that your aviation fan will love.

 

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If you’re in a hurry and would love an easy solution, check out both my Etsy favourite shops list, and my “Gifts made from airplane parts” favourites list. They both contain hand picked gift ideas for aviation lovers and can give you a good overview of your options.

Gifts made from airplane parts under 50$

Looking for the perfect present for your pilot boyfriend or husband or for your aviation enthusiast girlfriend? Here are some great recommendations for unique recycled airplane gifts that will make any aviation collector happy and won’t break the bank.

Key chain from aircraft skin

Planetags

These plane tags come from real airplane skin and can be used to ID your luggage, key or anything else really.

Jet Engine Blade Set

Engine blade set

This blade set is one of the best presents for aviation enthusiasts and will sit nicely on their desk or coffee table, being a great conversation starter.

Beautiful keychain made from aircraft fuselage

Keychain from fuselage skin

This fuselage skin keychain is a handmade gift that any aviation lover will adore due to being totally imperfect.

Necklace and charm

Aircraft skin necklace

This ball chain necklace and charm are a unique alternative to any store-bought jewellery you may find, and any flight attendant will prefer this any time of the day.

Industrial Necklace

Industrial gear necklace

This gear steampunk necklace can be given as a gift to any pilot, flight attendant or aviation employee as it uses real authentic airplane parts that have flown at mile high altitudes.

Tornado engine fan blade

Tornado engine fan blade

This decor element looks great and it comes not only with a gift box, but also with some awesome history behind it. It has seen twice the speed of sound and it will be twice more appreciated.

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Gifts for aviation lovers between 50$ - 100$ (mid range)

Old airplane parts can be the base for really cool furniture or airplane decor elements that can become gorgeous aviation gifts. Check out these ideas for a mid range budget and take your pick!

Coaster

Radial Engine Gear Coaster

These Pratt & Whitney Radial Engine Gear Coasters, which can be bought by piece or by set, are a great way to incorporate aircraft parts into beautiful day to day useful items.

Engine Blade

Jet engine blade

This blade has been engraved, polished and mounted on a 3D printed B-52 inspired base and it's a beautiful piece of aviation history, making it the perfect appreciation gift for any aviation lover.

Decorative pen and pencil holder from airplane parts

Pen & pencil holder

There's no such thing as a person without the need for a pen and pencil holder, and this is tru for any aviation enthusiast as well. Check out this one made out of an engine piston.

Candle Holder

Hydraulic piston candle holder

Bet you didn't see this one coming. Yes, this decorative candle holder comes from a hydraulic piston and it makes for a beautiful aviation decor item any aviation enthusiast will love

Cufflinks hand made from aircraft parts

Titanium turbine blade cufflinks

Beautiful, elegant and with a story. What more can you want from a single pair of cufflinks? Made from titanium by a passionate craftsman, these one of a kind jewelry will impress anyone.

Propeller Candle Holder

Propeller candle holder

Yes, another one. You might think I'm into candles after you read this. But this gift is not only unique, but its also limited edition, so go grab it while you can! Your beloved aviaiton fan will thank you.

Gifts for airplane lovers between 100$ - 500$ (high-mid range)

Sometimes, you can afford to spend more on a gift. For the people out there looking for something more special for beloved their aviation fan, here are a few ideas of aviation decor and furniture made from aircraft parts.

Blade Sculpture

Blade sculpture

This awesome sculpture made by a passionate artist is cool, looks great and can hide in plain sight. Check out this beautiful decor element made from an airplane blade.

Beautiful Wall Clock

Wall clock

Made from a jet engine compressor blade, the artist made an amazing work with this wall clock. It looks amazing and has the airplane part so nicely incorporated into the design.

Side Table

Side table

This piece of furniture made for airplane parts is just stunning! Made from an APU combustion chamber, this side table is beautiful even without knowing its history.

Ring made from airplane parts

Ring made from airplane parts

This gorgeous ring is made from a titanium turbine blade used in a military airplane. It looks like any other piece of jewellery, but the story it has makes it a special gift.

Airplane Window Clock

Airplane window clock

This elegant looking clock is crafted with such talent that it fits any office or home. It also comes with the history of the aircraft where it comes from, which makes it quite unique.

Desk Clock

Desk clock

If you want to give your retiring boss a unique gift, this desk clock is both beautiful and pratical, making it a special conversation starter. The artist has more similar products, so check them out as well.

Bag Tag made from aircraft skin limited edition

Plane skin bag tag

This limited edition luggage tag is made from genuine aluminiun skin metal military aircraft with quite an interesting history. The unique design makes it a must for any collector.

Titanium Turbine Clock

Titanium turbine clock

I know, quite a lot of clocks in this list. But look at them! They're amazing and any aviation enthusiast would love such a piece. I'm totally in love with them and I'm just at the beginning of my career in the field.

Luxury recycled airplane gifts over 500$

If you can really splurge for this gift, plenty of beautifully designed pieces are available. They don’t only give a luxurious look to any home or office, but they will be cherished by your aviation enthusiast as the unique pieces of art they are.

Dining Table

Dining table

This exquisite dining table is made from a JT8 guide vane that powered multiple aircraft types. It looks great as a combination of elegant and industrial look. It's one of the best airplane parts for sale decoration items.

Chair made from upcycled aircraft seat

Office chair

I never knew I wanted this until I saw it! Made out of materials with a very long life (as they are intensively used in an aircraft), this chair will make your home office look nice and shiny.

Wall Art with Two Airplane Windows

Wall art

Who here loves the window view while on a flight? Who doesn't, am I right? Well, you can have your own customized view if you have this wall art piece made from airplane parts.

Coffee Table

Coffee table

Beautiful, elegant and with a story. What more can you want from a coffee table made from aircraft parts? This beautiful airplane engine coffee table will become the centerpiece of any home.

Lamp made from scraped aircraft parts

Lamp

This lamp made from an engine cumbustion chamber is a piece of aviation history that was polished until it shines. A house warming gift any aviation fan would love.

Side Table High

Side table

Made out of two Boeing disks, this side table is unique and modern at the same time. It can be used as a standing dining table or as a bar centerpiece, depending on your needs.

Wall Art with Aircraft One Window

Wall art

This beautiful wall all piece is made from a Boeing 747's aluminium fuselage, and due to an increase in using other materials in aircraft skins, this type of outer layers become more an more a thing of the past.

Special Looking Coffee Table

Coffee table

Yes, another coffee table. But have you seen it? Doesn't this look like it's from another planet? Who wouldn't want to have this in the center of their living room?

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