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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(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
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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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Great sunflasses for driving
from Bronx New York
I am an inter state bus operator, these sunglasses are great.
(2 of 3 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 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.
Very good for eyes
from Yokohama Japan
The thickness of color darkness is very confortable for eyes
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
I LOVE my Apache Helicopter Pilot's Sunglasses
By Jim the Harley dude.
from Hartford, Ct.
These sunglasses are everything as advertised. I use them when riding my motorcycle without the fear of them falling off my face.
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.
(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
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.
Not for me
from Sun City Center Florida
Product is attractive, but lenses are too small to be classified as aviator glasses. Might be OK for females and smaller males.
By Bill Bo Baggins
from Puyallup, WA
The glasses are nice quality but seem to "stretch out" and become looser on your head (around ears) than you'd think.
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