British Drum Company The Aviator 14 x 6.5" Snare Drum
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British Drum Co. 14 x 6.5 Aviator Snare Drum

The British Drum Co. 14" x 6.5" Aviator Snare Drum takes inspiration from the world of aviation and injects into a snare drum. Featuring an ..

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The British Drum Co. 14" x 6.5" Aviator Snare Drum takes inspiration from the world of aviation and injects into a snare drum. Featuring an aluminium shell, inverted centre bead and art deco style palladium hardware, this snare provides sophisticated looks and crisp sensitivity.

Aluminium Aviator Snare

The British Drum Co Aviator snare drum has landed!

The second metal snare drum in the British Drum Co line up, the Aviator snare follows in the footsteps of the popular chrome over brass Bluebird snare.

Taking inspiration from the streamlined style and gleaming metallic profile of classic aircraft, BDC have designed a snare to lift your drumming to new heights.

British Drum Co 14" x 6.5" Aviator Snare Key Features:

  • 1.2mm Seamless Aluminium Shell
  • Inverted Central Bead
  • Silver Badge with Cherry Veneer Insert
  • Aviator Air Vent Badge
  • Palladium Hardware
  • Dry Controlled Sound
  • Great Sensitivity
  • Wide Dynamic Range

Seamless Aluminium Shell

The British Drum Company Aviator snare features a 1.2mm seamless aluminium shell to deliver a sleek aesthetic and a superbly sensitive tone.

The anodised surface of the shell creates a sophisticated appearance while the aluminium produces a dry, controlled sound with a brilliantly wide dynamic range.

Offering a superb amount of sensitivity, the Aviator provides an articulate stick response to accommodate anything from delicate ghost notes to blistering back beats. 

Producing a crisp, clean sound suitable for all playing styles and musical genres, the Aviator is a versatile snare for the diverse, modern drummer.

Aircraft Aesthetics

Influenced by the stylishly sleek, streamlined looks of aviation history, the British Drum Company have designed their Aviator snare to have a cool, understated aesthetic.

Creating a stunning shadow line around the centre of the drum, the aluminium shell features a subtle inverted central bead which also serves to control the tone of the snare.

The Aviator is fitted with BDC's stylish art deco palladium lugs, palladium strainer and 2.3mm triple flanged hoops that perfectly complement the sophisticated look of the shell.

Providing the level of attention to detail we've come to expect from the British Drum Company, the Aviator snare is fitted with a B badge that's backed with a cherry veneer to add a hint of warmth to the otherwise metallic aesthetic.

Topped off with a stylish Aviation flight wings badge that gives a clear nod to the aircraft inspired design, this snare has a refined look to match its controlled sound.


The follow up to the British Drum Co. Bluebird snare, the Aviator is a classy addition to BDC's metal snare line up.

With its aircraft inspired sleek design, the inverted centre beaded 1.2mm aluminium shell delivers sophisticated style and a superbly sensitive response.

Providing crisp articulation and dry control, the Aviator produces a brilliantly versatile range of tone ideal for a wide variety of styles.

Perfectly completing the sleek look, the cherry backed logo badge and flight wings vent badge add a classy attention to detail.

For streamlined sophisticated style, dry controlled tone and crisp sensitivity, buy the British Drum Co Aviator Snare now from Professional Music Technology Online!

British Drum Co. Aviator 14" x 6.5" Snare Drum Specifications:

  • 1.2mm Seamless Aluminium Shell
  • 2.3mm Triple Flanged Hoops
  • Palladium Lugs
  • Cherry Logo Badge
  • Brass Snare Wires
  • Remo USA Heads
  • Also Available in 14" x 5.5"


Weight (kg)6.0000

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