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Helicopter Pilot Gear and Gadgets

Garmin D2 Delta PX, GPS Pilot Watch

The Garmin D2 family of premium GPS aviator watches was the first to put true global flight navigation capability on the wrists of forward-looking pilots and flying enthusiasts. Now, with our D2 Delta series, we’ve brought this technology to whole new levels of capability and connectivity. With advanced aviation and sport watch functions, these sleek new designs — available in 3 sizes — accent your style while helping to navigate your day. These watches also include handy features such as storage for up to 500 songs and Garmin Pay contactless payment solution.

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GoPro HERO7 – The HERO7 Black is the most advanced camera yet from GoPro. Ideal for capturing those aerial moments both inside and outside the cockpit. Not only is the GoPro a cool thing to have, but it can be a very helpful asset for any pilot. Recording maneuvers and radio calls can be a valuable debrief asset

4K60 Video – Get stunning 4K video that’s as amazing as the moment itself.  

Rugged + Waterproof – Share experiences you can’t capture with your phone. HERO7 is tough, tiny, totally waterproof

Intuitive Touch Screen – With a touch screen and simple, streamlined capture modes, it’ll be familiar to any smartphone user 

Voice Control – Stay in the moment. Control your HERO7 hands free with voice commands like “GoPro, take a photo” and “GoPro, start recording.” 

12MP Photos With WDR – HERO7 Black takes beautiful, vibrant 10MP photos—even in challenging shots that mix bright light and shadows. And with Burst mode, you can get 15 photos in one second. 

Video Stabilization – Adios shaky footage. HERO7 Black records smooth, steady video. 

Shoot Vertically – Capture photos and videos in portrait orientation—perfect for your Snapchat and Instagram Stories. 

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Nflightcam Cockpit Video Kit for GoPro

If you decide to go with the GoPro for aviation use, This is the accessory kit you need.

Designed specifically for the Hero5, 6, and 7 Black, this kit incorporates the best camera accessories available. – The 58mm Propeller Filter removes the propeller in 90% of the conditions experienced on a typical VFR flight. The Audio Solution combines a 6-foot-long Digital Audio Recording Cable and GoPro’s Pro Mic Adapter to allow you to record cockpit audio while simultaneously powering your camera. *Camera not included

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Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 Aviation Bundle

It’s impossible to mention the GoPro without also mentioning the Garmin VIRB. Yes, there are other action cams that are suitable for aviation use but these two top the list every time. Which one you get is up to you.

Ultra HD 4K/30fps footage with a 1.75-inch touchscreen display that lets you see what is being recorded

3-axis image stabilization captures smooth and steady video in unsteady flight conditions

Includes headset audio cable overlay of the cockpit conversation/ATC audio on the video and a prop filter to remove the propeller from the video

Capture your position, attitude, speed and much more and overlay them onto your video; then easily create and share your video using a smart device and VIRB app

Wirelessly record HD audio in flight from Bluetooth-compatible headsets and audio panels

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For a great comparison of the Garmin vs the GoPro from a pilots point of view, this video is well worth checking out!

Bose A20 Aviation Headset w/Bluetooth, U-174 Plug Cable

30% greater active noise reduction than conventional aviation headsets. Connectivity Technology: Wireless

30% less clamping force than conventional aviation headsets

Clear audio with active equalization

Now with Bluetooth audio and communications interface for connectivity with your communications and navigation devices

Customizable audio prioritization control lets you mute an audio signal when receiving a communication, or mix the two together

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To say Foreflight is an Advanced flight planning and navigation tool would be a major understatement. Suffice to say, Foreflight is one of the reasons that new aircraft today have iPad holders.

If you haven’t had a chance to check it out, click here

Helicopter Pilot Gifts and Gizmos

Prestige Decanters

Prestige Decanters, Blackhawk helicopter

Everything about this company screams quality. They produce beautiful, premium-grade, handcrafted and hand-blown Decanters right here in the USA.

This is probably one of the most unique gifts you’ll find for helicopter pilots

So, do yourself a favor, read the “About” section of this company’s website, you’ll quickly realize they are passionate about their products, then do the Helicopter Pilot in your life a favor and check out their Blackhawk Decanter.

For more details, and to receive “The Rotor Break” discount click here or visit their website anytime and use the coupon code THEROTORBREAK


Displate specializes in gathering talented artists from all over the world to create exceptional metal posters of over 400,000 designs.

Say goodbye to paper posters and welcome to the 21st century wall art canvas – unique art prints on metal. Displate is a magnet-mounted metal print. It’s durable, it’s steel and it doesn’t require any power tools to hang it.

Displate Helicopter Blueprint

Check out the images above or visit my very own favorites right here.

MH-60S Knighthawk Premium Helicopter Silhouette Wall Art


From stainless steel bottle openers to custom metal wall art, PLANEFORM brings its customers superb designs with surprisingly accurate details to ensure maximum satisfaction.  Products are entirely American-made from concept to delivery.  PLANEFORM has or can deliver, exactly what you are looking, according to their website,  Anything is possible!  

Squadron Posters

Art representing not just aircraft, armored cavalry, and ships, but also adventure and travel. Making awesome travel posters is a lot of what they do but my favorite by far is the “Jet Black Aircraft Series” as shown above.

Aviator Gear

From Challenge Coins, Plaques and Patches to Aircraft Models and Tail Flashes. Aviator Gear has a lot of products that make perfect gifts for Helicopter Pilots.

The best part of all however, is the design component of their website. In their own words, “Our designers will bring your designs to life! You don’t need to be an artist, so draw a chicken scratch of your ideas on the back of a bar napkin, and send us a photo… it’s just that easy!

Challenge Coins
Custom Patches
Wooden Plaques

The best part of all however, is the design component of their website. In their own words, “Our designers will bring your designs to life! You don’t need to be an artist, so draw a chicken scratch of your ideas on the back of a bar napkin, and send us a photo… it’s just that easy!


Hand-crafted in the USA, METARmaps™ are wifi connected functional aviation art which blend advanced computer and print technologies to create living art worthy of a spot on your wall.

Each METARmaps design starts with a portion of beautifully published sectionals, adds a tiny computer, Wi-Fi and individually addressable LEDs to acquire and display METAR weather data in real-time.

Wifi Connected METARMaps

Whether you are a seasoned pilot, new to the world of aviation, or just interested in watching weather patterns, a METAR map from METARmaps.com makes a stunning addition to any home, office or hangar!

You can choose from the available maps or request your own custom map, when it arrives you connect it to power and Wifi and you’re good to go
METARmaps are the next “must have” for any aviation or weather enthusiast.

DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter with Hasselblad Camera

After countless hours of research and testing, the Mavic 2 has been optimally redesigned to increase propulsion, lower power consumption, and reduce noise. These subtle yet powerful improvements, along with an improved FlightAutonomy system, offer a smoother, quieter flight for greater discretion and safety.

Click the link below to visit the DJI website