Tailwinds has just added some exciting new aviation wall clocks and aviator desk and mantel clocks that make great pilot gifts for your favorite aviator or airplane enthusiast. These high quality clocks, like our Control Tower Wall Clock, are inspired from replicas from a bygone era. Or, select our World War II Altimeter Clocks in a wall, desk or mantel size, that are crafted from metal, not inexpensive plastic. And there is our Airship Wall Clock that is an exact replica, updated with quartz clock movement, of a 1930s Airship. An ideal gift for a collector!
It’s a success! The 1st test of the KC-46 Pegasus aerial refueling of 1600 lbs. of jet fuel to an F-16 was a complete triumph. The Pegasus aircraft is equipped with a new, advanced refueling boom, and 3-D video which is computer operated. This is a big change from the KC-135s where the operator had to lay face down, and look out a window to control the boom.
Tailwinds.com has the best pilots gifts and unique airplane gifts for the aviation enthusiast. Each day, the first 12 days of December, Tailwinds will have special pricing on our pilot gifts. It may be free shipping on a gift item or extra discounts on airplane gifts. Check the Tailwinds blog area for the daily special.