When it comes to aviation, the right equipment can make all the difference. For pilots, a reliable and stylish flight bag is an essential companion for their journeys. At VNAV Leather, we understand the diverse needs of aviators, and that's why we offer a range of flight bags in various colors and sizes. In this guide, we'll walk you through our selection and help you choose the perfect flight bag for your needs.

The VNAV Leather Flight Bag Collection

1. Karoo Flight Bag

The Karoo Flight Bag is a classic choice, blending timeless style with functionality. If you're a private flyer who values simplicity and practicality, the Karoo is an excellent option. Its rustic design and versatile features, including a water bottle- and handheld VHF holder, make it a reliable companion for any private aviator.

2. Stratosphere Flight Bag

For those seeking a balance between style and utility, jetting around in thin air, the Stratosphere Flight Bag is a go-to choice. With ample storage space and thoughtful compartments, it caters to the needs of pilots who want both form and function. Perfect for professional pilots who prioritize organization and easy access to essentials.

3. Tropos Flight Bag

Designed for the modern pilot, the Tropos Flight Bag combines contemporary style with practical features. If you often find yourself carrying a laptop, the Tropos is equipped with a padded inner pocket specifically designed for 13.3 inch laptops. Stay connected and organized without compromising on style.

4. Tropos Max and Stratosphere Max Flight Bag

For those who need a bit more space, the Max versions offers a larger alternative. It's not just about size; the Tropos Max version can accommodate a 15.6-inch laptop.

Choosing the Right Flight Bag: A Few Considerations

Water Bottle Holder

Consider the need for a water bottle holder. If you don't have the luxury of cabin crew serving refreshments, a water bottle holder can be a game-changer. The Karoo Flight Bag is a great choice for those who prioritize hydration on their flights.

Laptop Carry

If you're a pilot who carries a laptop, the Tropos or Tropos Max Flight Bag is the perfect fit. The padded inner pocket ensures your laptop stays secure during your travels.

Layovers and Extra Space

If your flying involves regular layovers or you simply prefer more space, the Stratosphere Max Flight Bag is slightly larger, providing that additional room for overnight stays or extended trips.


Our flight bags are designed with modern aviators in mind. Each bag, including the Stratosphere and Tropos versions, can comfortably accommodate two iPads, offering redundancy and convenience for electronic flight bag users.

Paper Manuals

Consider the need for carrying paper manuals. In the digital age, many pilots opt for electronic resources, but if you still need to carry lots of paper manuals around, you’ll need the extra space of a Max.


Choosing the right flight bag is a personal decision that depends on your flying habits and preferences. At VNAV Leather, we offer a range of options to suit every pilot's needs, from the classic and elegant Karoo to the tech-savvy Tropos and the spacious Stratosphere Max. Consider your lifestyle, equipment, and travel habits, and you're sure to find the perfect flight bag that complements your journey in the skies. Safe flying!