Klassiset pilottilasit (aviatorit)

Classic pilot glasses (Aviators)

Aviator sunglasses

Aviator sunglasses are a sunglass model developed by a Canadian company Bausch & Lomb.

Pilot glasses are characterized by dark and often reflective lenses with large area and thin metal frames. Large lenses are often convex, which prevents light from getting into the eye from any angle.

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The history of pilot glasses

Bausch & Lomb developed a pilot sunglasses in 1936 for pilots to protect their eyes during flying. It is said that this model sunglasses are one of the first sunglasses. For the use of the army, these glasses replaced previously used outdated flight glasses - new pilot glasses were lighter, thinner and more stylish.

The Aviators became a well -known sunglass model during World War II, when newspapers published a picture where General Douglas MacArthur lands on the beach on the beach pilot glasses on the beach.

Commercialization began in Aviator glasses in the past another country war. The glasses were advertised as providing a real scientific glare protection and sold as sports equipment. Born in the 1950s, a militarist pilot glass continued in the 1970s and 1980s. In this case, the pilot glasses had colored frames on the faces of many Stara, for example. Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley.

One strong milestone for pilot glasses is definitely the year 1986 when the movie Top Gun was released. The main actors Tom Cruise and Val Kilmer appear in the film so strongly in the film that some know the pilot glasses as Top Gun glasses.


Present day

Sunglasses collections are very extensive today and there is something for everyone. Aviator's popularity is experiencing rises and descents, but it has remained on the surface to this day. The pilot glasses are influenced by the trends of the moment, and now in 2021, one can be mentioned as an example of the model updating the angular pilot glasses with flat lenses. Below you can see the classic top gun and now the 2021 sunglass model where the lenses have been angry.



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