Aviation snip are hand-held tools designed to cut through sheets of metal, softer materials like plastic or rubber. It is used to cut aluminum in the construction of aircraft. It can handle aluminum up to 18 gauges, mild steel up to 24 gauges or stainless steel up to 26 gauges
It is a pair of clippers for cutting sheet metal. It is defined by their long handles and short blades. They usually have extra wide jaws and are made of drop forged carbon steel. The Blade edges easily cuts curve and circles shapes.