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American Optical Flight Gear Original Pilot Sunglasses, 52mm lens, Matte Chrome Frame, True Color 30060

The U.S. Armed Forces’ best kept secret is now available in the consumer market. When introduced in 1958; it was known as Flight Goggle 58. Today, the performance-tested, Original Pilot SunglassĀ  with classic aviator styling has been a favorite of U.S. military pilots for more than 40 years. American Optics Eyewear is engineered to rigid military specifications and has been issued to millions of U.S. soldiers, sailors, marines and airmen since 1958; In fact, the Original Pilot Sunglass was honoured to be the first ever sunglass to land on the moon. Worn by Commander Neil Armstrong and the crew of Apollo 11 in 1969; it now resides on permanent display in the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. and they’re going to be your favorites, as well. The rugged and sturdy structure and high quality finishing of the steel alloy frame coupled with distortion free, toughened and polished True Color glass lens have made the AO Flight GearĀ Collection the standard bearer of all fine military sunglasses. This model comes with a Matte Chrome frame with bayonet temples and True Color Grey glass lenses. The 52-mm frame is perfect for smaller faces.

Product Features

  • Issued to millions of U.S. soldiers, sailors, marines and airmen since 1970
  • Distortion free, toughened and polished, True Color Grey glass lens
  • Engineered to rigid military specifications
  • The 52-mm frame with bayonet temples is perfect for smaller faces
  • Worn by Commander Neil Armstrong and the crew of Apollo 11 in 1981

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