November 1, 2007

Win a Free Hat from a Cool Aviation Art & Furniture Design Company

moto_art_desk.jpgAs a pilot and aviation enthusiasts I love pretty much all things plane related. A few years ago Discovery Channel had a show called Wing Nuts that followed two artists who founded a company called MotoArt. MotoArt builds and sells furniture made out of used airplane parts. Their work surely makes any aviation buff salivate. Sadly, because these are functional pieces of art and not just plain old furniture they cost a little more than I currently want to spend on a desk. But, I keep their site bookmarked for the day when I am ready for a slick airplane wing desk.

MotoArt is not the only group that fuses art, furniture and aviation heritage together. I came across InterFlightStudio recently, they create not only aviation furniture but contemporary art and design as well.

moto_art_hat.jpgI went the cheap wrote a few weeks ago and instead of ordering a desk from IFS or MotoArt I simply bought a few MotoArt t-shirts and a hat. My order was slightly delayed as they had run out of hats. Though they made up for it by sending me an extra hat with my order - thanks MotoArt! So, that means one of my readers lucks out. Leave a comment below or drop me an e-mail via the contact form between now and November 15th and you will be entered to win the extra MotoArt Baseball Cap.

Good Luck!

Posted by at November 1, 2007 7:35 AM

I may have to check out some of that furnature. I have never seen anything like that before. Oh and hope I win the hat :)

Posted by: JClark at November 2, 2007 12:09 PM

Put me in for the hat! :-)

Posted by: John Keating at November 3, 2007 11:13 PM

Thanks for the great blog. I'm about to start taking lessons myself and it is a good inspiration and reality check.

And of course, throw my hat in the ring for your hat.

Posted by: Brian at November 3, 2007 11:37 PM

There's a lot of neat stuff on MotoArt's site. One of those wing conference tables would look good in the dining room!

Posted by: Dan at November 4, 2007 3:57 PM

Great Blog! I enjoyed your pics of the Chicago Air/Water show. I am up in the Chicago area alot for business and was around that weekend but only got a few glimpses of the show (weather was terrible). I caught the show in '06 with much better luck on the weather.

I also am interested in your PWK experiences. I was working in Lincolnshire while working on my Private. I flew a 152 (white/brown) up to the Fox Lake area and also did some soft field stuff at Kenosha.

I have always been based in Tulsa, OK (KRVS) and now fly a Mooney M20F to/from Chicago about once a month or so.

Have a good one!


Posted by: Tim T at November 5, 2007 5:58 PM

One thing that's very hard to find is good looking aviation hat's and T shirts. This site you point out has both!
Appreciated...You made those boys some money today. ; )

Posted by: Neil at November 12, 2007 7:18 PM

I liked the MotoArt Show. They had some really cool Ideas. To bad their not on anymore.

Posted by: Jack at November 18, 2007 3:07 AM

Great Stuff on the MotoArt show.

Posted by: Peter Bankss at November 20, 2007 10:38 PM

The MotoArt hat went to Dan over at

Posted by: Todd at November 21, 2007 3:12 PM