To celebrate National Aviation Day, we take a look back at five of the most notable sneaker designs that were inspired by airplanes. Throughout the years, many silhouettes have utilized different elements from planes and fighter jets and incorporated them into their own designs. Since the aerial performers are regarded as the ultimate sleek speedsters, the characteristic that many sneakers strive for, fighter jets directly deviate to the world of sneaker silhouettes. From the iconic Air Jordan 5, to the classic Nike Air Max 90, click through the following pages to see the top five airplane-inspired models, and keep flying to Nice Kicks for everything sneakers.
Air Jordan 5
Model: Air Jordan 5
Inspiration: Mustang Fighter Jet