Tag Archives: aviation

  • Wild Blue Doodle Contest by CloudAhoy Rewards Artistic Pilots

    Wild Blue Doodle Contest by CloudAhoy Rewards Artistic Pilots

    For most of us, the job of the airplane pilot is to get from point A to point B is quickly and safely as possible, ideally without any uncomfortable turbulence along the way. But the folks at flight route tracking service CloudAhoy are taking time to appreciate those pilots that have a little bit more […]

  • Superveloce Aviatore Veloce Turbojet 100 Coffee Maker

    Superveloce Aviatore Veloce Turbojet 100 Coffee Maker

    I didn’t really realize it until today, but we are evidently living in a golden age for household appliances made out of and/or inspired by airplane parts. Last week there was the Jet Engine Ceiling Fan, and now there’s the Superveloce Aviatore Veloce Turbojet 100 coffee maker, inspired by the distinctive look of an airplane’s […]

  • Altimeter Table Clock From Cool Material

    Altimeter Table Clock From Cool Material

    If you’re looking to add a dose of World War II era aviation to your everyday routine (and really, why wouldn’t you?), the Cool Material Shop has an item just for you. It’s the Altimeter Table Clock, but unlike the authentic altimeters¬†they’re crafted from, these pieces tell time, not altitude. The Altimeter Table Clock comes […]

  • 737 Cowling Chair: Made From a Real 737 Jet Engine Cowling

    737 Cowling Chair: Made From a Real 737 Jet Engine Cowling

    When a chair is made from a repurposed airplane part, the most obvious component to use is, uh, obviously a seat from the plane. But that’s not the only option, as illustrated by the 737 Cowling Chair from Fallen Furniture. Every 737 Cowling Chair is made from a real engine cowling from a Boeing 737. […]

  • Boeing F-4 Phantom II Ejection Seat

    Boeing F-4 Phantom II Ejection Seat

    Before we get started, I should let you know right off the bat that no, you can’t buy an actually functioning ejector seat from Boeing at this time. OK, now that we got that out of the way, this is actually pretty cool:¬†The company is selling actual Boeing F-4 Phantom II Ejection Seats taken from […]