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British Drum Company Aviator 14 x 6.5in Aluminium Snare Drum

Manufacturer: British Drum Company
SKU: AV-14-65-SN
Aviator is, in every sense, a classically beautiful snare drum.
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The Aviator has landed! The first ever aluminium snare drum from the British Drum Co. and we are delighted to announce its arrival. Influenced by the graceful lines and gleaming metal profiles of the classic craft of aviation history, we developed a snare drum to inspire your playing to stratospheric heights.

This stylish, elegant snare drum delivers a dry, controlled sound with a sensitive response over a wide dynamic range. Aviator inspires you to articulate your sticking from graceful ghost notes to a full-throated roaring backbeat. This drum offers you the full range of crisp, clean sounds to suit all types of playing.

Crafted from a seamless 1.2mm solid aluminium shell, Aviator looks stunning with its sophisticated anodised surface, beautifully complemented by our stylish Palladium hardware.

The cool, understated aesthetic of Aviator is  highlighted by the subtle inverted central bead, presenting a stunning shadow line around the shell. The cosmetic appeal of Aviator is delicately enhanced by an element of warmth courtesy of the Cherry veneer insert integrated within the iconic British Drum Co. badge.


  • 14” x 6.5” size snare drum
  • Remo USA heads
  • 2.3 mm triple flange hoops
  • 1.2mm seamless aluminium shell Palladium lugs
  • Cherry logo badge
  • Palladium strainer
  • Brass snare wires

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