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80+ Aviation Inspired Cat Names – Unique Cat Name Ideas For Your Kitten




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Cat aviation can be as exciting as it sounds, and even more enjoyable.

There are many aviation cat names in the aviation industry, including fighter pilots, flight engineers, air traffic controllers and aviation support staff.

Here are aviation cat names that you can consider for your loving feline friends.

Male Aviation Cat Names

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Names Meanings
Hercules
After the Hughes H-4 Hercules, aka the “Spruce Goose”, in 1947 was the largest plane to fly
Mustang
After North American Aviation’s P-51 Mustang, one of the best fighters of the WWII era
Flak  
Boomerang
After the Rutan Model 202, an asymmetrical twin-engine, twin-fuselage aircraft
Spitfire
After the Supermarine Spitfire, a famous British warplane during WWII
Vector  
Hughes
After the Hughes Aircraft Company, aerospace and defense contractor
Martin
After Martin Marietta, who combined with Allen Lockheed’s company to form Lockheed Martin
Mitc  
Dassault
After Dassault Aviation, French airplane manufacturers who make military and business jets
Bomber  
Cyclone  
Boeing
After the Boeing Company, one of the largest aircraft manufacturers in the world
Raptor
After the F-22 Raptor, one of the best-designed fighter jets currently
Taildragger  
Louis
After the Spirit of St. Louis, which was used in a landmark flight that lasted 33.5 hours non-stop flight from New York to Paris
Charles  
Lockheed
After the Lockheed Corporation, who combined with Martin Marietta’s company to create Lockheed Martin
Roger  
Goblin
After the McDonnell XF-85 Goblin, a “parasite fighter” design meant to be dropped from larger planes
Turbo  
Predator
After the General Atomics MQ-1 Predator, the first military drone, aka unmanned aerial vehicle
Osprey
After the Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey, which can take off and land vertically like a helicopter
Atomic
After General Atomics, American defense contractor who developed the first drone planes and other advanced technologies
Rutan
After Burt Rutan, aerospace engineer who designed several groundbreaking aircrafts
Chief  
Mitchell
After the B-25B Mitchells, famous bombers used in WWII
Zeke  
Douglas
After the Douglas Aircraft Company, who have designed and produced several popular aircraft of various types
Proteus
After the Scaled Composites Model 281 Proteus
Lightning
After the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II
Hawker
After Hawker Aircraft, Ltd., manufacturers of some of the most famous planes in British history
Albatross
After the Gossamer Albatross
Stinker
After the Little Stinker, an aerobatic champion plane in the 1940s, classically recognizable red and white stripes
Jet  
Bernoulli  
Wright
After the Wright Brothers, Orville and Wilbur, who are widely credited with inventing, building, and flying the world’s first successful airplane
Carbon
After the Carbon Cub, a modern version of the popular Piper Cub
Radar  
Falcon
After the Dassault Falcon 7X, a French business jet with a tri-jet engine
Concorde
After the Concorde airliner, an early but successful supersonic jet
Aeronaut  
Spinner  
Jug  
Messerschmitt
After German aircraft manufacturer Messerschmitt, famous for their WWII warplanes
Baron
After the Red Baron’s Fokker Dr.I, flown by the Red Baron himself who won 80 combats in WWI
Voyager
After the Scaled Composites Voyager, the first aircraft to circumnavigate the earth without stopping or refueling

Female Aviation Cat Names

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Names Meanings
Star
After the Lockheed P-80 Shooting Star, the United States’ first combat aircraft with a turbojet
Guppy
After The Pregnant Guppy, an aptly-named bulbous cargo plane used to transport materials for NASA
Hurricane
After the Hawker Hurricane, one of the two most important and influential planes of early WWII
Aerodyne
After Alexander Lippisch’s Aerodyne, one of the most unconventional shapes in aviation history
Embry  
Spit  
Varieze
After the Rutan VariEze, a unique composite airplane popular among amateur builders
Cub
After the Piper J-3 Cub, which was used to train 80% of WWII pilots
Vinfiz
After the Vin Fiz, a modified Wright-style bi-plane, first airplane to fly from coast to coast across the US
Flyer
After the Wright Flyer, credited as the first successful airplane
Bell
After Bell Aircraft, manufacturers of WWII fighter planes, as well as the famous X1, the first supersonic aircraft
Solar
After the Solar Impulse, a plane with a massive wingspan lined with solar panels for power
Aurora
The name of a super-secret spy plane, supposedly a replacement for the SR-71
Constellation
After the Lockheed Constellation, also known as the “Connie”, the first widely used pressurized airliner
Amelia  
Memphis
After the Memphis Belle, one of the first B-17 bombers to complete 25 WWII missions
Bede
After the Bede BD-5J, best known for its use in the James Bond film Octopussy
Iata  
Goose
After the Hughes H-4 Hercules, also known as the Spruce Goose
Zero
After the Mitsubishi Zero, Japanese fighter planes of WWII
Aileron  
Piper
After airplane manufacturer Piper Aircraft, one of the “Big Three” of general aviation
Pria  
Spirit
After the Spirit of St. Louis, the plane flown by Charles Lindberg
Belle
After the Memphis Belle, one of the most successful bombers of WWII
Bleriot
After aviation pioneer Louis Blériot, whose design was inspired by the Wright Brothers and soon influenced Clyde Cessna
Pax  
Parasol
After the Nemuth Parasol, an airplane developed in 1934 with a single wing in the shape of a parasol
Blackbird
After the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, which holds the world record for being the fastest air-breathing manned airplane in history, which it set in 1976
Enola
After the Enola Gay, used to drop the atomic bomb
Cessna
After the Cessna Aircraft Company, one of the highest-volume producers in general aviation
Dora  
Betty  
Gossamer
After AeroVironment’s Gossamer series, which included the Condor, Albatross, and Penguin
Harrier
After the BAE AV-8B Harrier II, one of the most successful jets of the modern era
Eclipse
After the Eclipse 550, an engineering marvel of endurance
Electra
After the Lockheed Model 10 Electra, the groundbreaking plane flown by Amelia Earhart in her around-the-world flight that went 22,000 miles before disappearing over the ocean
Cirrus
After aircraft manufacturer Cirrus Aircraft, who make light sport aircraft
Mirage
After the Dassault-Breguet Mirage, widely used by smaller militaries in the 1960s due to it’s inexpensive build and overall toughness

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