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by American Optical

American Optical Original Pilot Sunglass Silver/Grey Polarised

$395.00
SKU15656

The Original Pilot has been a favourite of U.S. military pilots since 1958. Expect uncompromising quality - engineered to rigid military specifications. Wear it for life, it's a look that never goes out of style.

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.

SkyMaster Glass lenses offer superior clarity and scratch resistance. Chromatically tuned True-Color tint reduces eye fatigue in bright light conditions. Lens Filter Category: 3.

Product Details
  • SkyMaster Glass Polarised 
  • Temple Style: Bayonet
  • Size: Medium 55-20-140mm, Large  57-20-140mm
  • Lens Colour: True-Color Grey
  • Frame Colour: Silver
  • Lens Type: SkyMaster Glass Polarised CR39
  • 100% UVA/UVB protection
  • Anti-reflective backside coating
  • Oleophobic smudge-resistant coating
  • Impact-resistant (ANSI Z80.3)
  • Scratch-resistant material and hardcoat
  • Distortion-free for optical clarity
  • Made in the U.S.A.
    About the Brand

    The oldest and greatest optical company in American history has pioneered optical and eyewear innovation for centuries. AO’s founders believed everyone should have access to eyewear, not just the elite, and changed history by bringing spectacle manufacturing to the US. Since then, AO has originated sunwear styles worn by pilots, Presidents, and NASA space crews.

    For almost two centuries now, AO has stood as a symbol of American ingenuity, and they’re just getting started.  In their state-of-the-art American factory, AO produces the quality, classic eyewear that defines True Original style.