The other Aviators

Another great sale from Massdrop. American Optical pilot Sunglasses that are allow you customize to your liking. From frame/lens color to the style of the temple.

American Optic Pilot Sunglasses – $39.99





American Optical have been around a long time making some pretty kick ass sunglasses.

It was in 1958 that the Flight Goggle 58, now known as the Original Pilot Sunglass was produced for the US military to provide pilots with maximum protection, optical performance and comfort.  Right to  the present time, the Original Pilot is still being manufactured in the AO complex in Southbridge, Massachusetts.

 In fact the Original Pilot Sunglass was honored 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.

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