Altimeter Desk Clock

$39.99

Although it’s actually a functioning quartz clock, it resembles an altimeter used in aircraft. So authentic, this desk clock even fooled a repairman at a leading manufacturer of aircraft altimeters. Features a replica (non-functioning) adjustment knob, glass face and twin pointers. Operates on one AA battery (not included). Measures 3.25"dia. x 3.5"l.

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Although it’s actually a functioning quartz clock, it resembles an altimeter used in aircraft. So authentic, this desk clock even fooled a repairman at a leading manufacturer of aircraft altimeters. Features a replica (non-functioning) adjustment knob, glass face and twin pointers. Operates on one AA battery (not included). Measures 3.25"dia. x 3.5"l.

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Really love this clock since I work in the Aviation Department of JAARS/Wycliffe Bible Translators. Didn't have room for an electric clock, so this is perfect.
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Abby | WAXHAW, North Carolina, US | 5/24/2016
 
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Very clean and realistic looking...my first looker thought it was a real instrument.
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Guest | Private | 12/31/2014
 
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Guest | 12/31/2014
 
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Guest | 12/31/2014
 
Pros:
Nifty little clock. Nice desk ornament for the aviator.
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Expensive, all things considered! Looks the part, but I don't know how you would confuse this for a real gauge--maybe across the room, but... Not as detailed as it might look in the picture. Everything on the face is a flat decal, nothing embossed or set back, etc.

Get it only if it's on sale.
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Guest | Recreational | 12/31/2014
 
Pros:
it looks really good setting on your desk. and it's simple to setup. and i think it would be a great gift for any aviation enthusiast!
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none that have encounterd

it's a really good product and only needs 1 aa battery to run.
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Guest | 12/31/2014
 

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The case was substantial.
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The face of this clock was a big disapointment. It looked like cheap printed paper. The hands were cheap as well. If this were made like an actual altimeter, with a metal or plastic face, better hands, and have the barometer knob actually change the setting, I would pay more and would want such a product.
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Guest | 12/31/2014
 

Not Recommended

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Looks nice
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The entire works spins within the clock, making it unusable. I have already talked to customer service and have a refund in the works.
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Guest | Private | 12/31/2014
 
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Tells time great, is fun to look at (so long as you don’t get too close to it), and is a great pilot accessory for a desk with no wings.
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Poor overall built quality, especially the case itself. Like a movie prop, you don’t want to get too close to it!

This clock has “grown” on me, but I was very disappointed when I first took it out of the box. It was billed as being so realistic that it even fooled an avionics technician. In fact, it is rather “plasticity ” and fake looking. It’s quite light, and the body is a sort of grey-black. In your hand it’s quite the disappointment, especially for the price. That said, sitting on my desk, I’ve gotten quite fond of it. From any distance at all it does look like an altimeter, and it functions wonderfully as a clock. I think I’d be less concerned about the cheap feel of it if it had been half the price, but this is one expensive plastic clock!
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Wil | LAS VEGAS, New Mexico, US | Commercial | 6/13/2013
 

Not Recommended

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tells the time acurately
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The Kolsman dial is fixed (non functional). Numbers and tick marks where chessy (poor detail).

Only puchased as a gift for a friend but I was disappointed that the front dial does nothing. Would have been really cool if I could adjust the time from the dial in the front vs. opening the case and adjusting the time from the back. Argh.
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Guest | 2/11/2013

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What is the longest dimension across the face?
A shopper on Oct 26, 2016
BEST ANSWER: It is 3 1/4" longitude and same for horizontal. I love it. it fits under my monitor at work.
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