These are the sunglasses worn by U.S. Army AH-64 Apache Helicopter pilots. Made by a supplier to the U.S. military for more than 30 years, the sunglasses feature the iconic aviator shape and a non-corroding nickel silver frame. The scratch- and impact-resistant lenses are made from the same distortion-free mineral glass used on watch faces, and their grey tint provides the truest perception of colors, ideal for reading maps and identifying landmarks. The non-polarized surface, recommended for helicopter and airplane pilots, is essential for deciphering dashboard instruments, which are often outfitted with antiglare filters. The glasses also block 98% of harmful UV rays. Silicone nose pads prevent slipping, and the temple tips are encased in clear plastic to provide comfort from takeoff to landing. With semi-rigid case, microfiber cloth, and maintenance kit. 5 1/2" L x 5 1/2" W x 1 3/4" D. (8 oz.)
“I love the glasses no glare from the sun ,clear view, there lightweight there great.” - M, New York
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APACHE HELICOPTER PILOT'S SUNGLASSES
from Mid Vermont
I use these glasses mainly to drive and outdoors in bright sun and they are very, very comfortable. Extremly clear and effective.I find nothing to complain about. The best I have ever owned. I would highly recommend them to anyone.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Great sunflasses for driving
from Bronx New York
I am an inter state bus operator, these sunglasses are great.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
A picture that is not what I bought
By john ex military
I really like the theory of the lenses.My only problem is the size of the lenses. To me, the picture doesn't look like what I received. I bought a similar pair when I was in the military and the lenses were a lot smaller with the same nose support and same ear arms. I really don't like big lenses however, I like what they do for my eyes.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
By GTR Man
from Ontario, Canada
These are very decent sunglasses. They're light and comfortable. There is ZERO lens distortion and they offer style and class to anyone who wears them.Generously supplied are a mini screwdriver kit, spare screws and nose pads, a quality leather re-enforced case, and a nice polishing cloth. I could not be happier.
By Pilot's Wife
from Coconut Creek, FL
My husband is a private pilot and I got them for him for his birthday. He said they were very comfortable and actually made everything appear clearer. He's going to keep them in the case in his plane and use them whenever he flies which is weekly! He loves them.
apache helicoptor sunglasses
from liverpool ny
I use the apache sunglasses all the time , I have never bought such a quality pair of sunglasses, there great.
Very good for eyes
from Yokohama Japan
The thickness of color darkness is very confortable for eyes
I would buy this product again and again
from McAllen, Texas
I use my sunglasses every day and I am very happy with the quality of the product and how they fit. My assistant says that I look like a "million dollars" -- GREAT! I also like to wear them because I am able to see well even on a cloudy day! I am a very satisfied customer!
Apache Helicopter Pilot's Sunglasses
from Frisco, TX
I use them for driving, as I can now see the instrument panel in my Volvo, whereas most sunglasses are worthless in that regard. They are also great for general outdoor use.
from San Diego, Ca
Whenever it is sunny I wear the sunglasses. They truly make a difference
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