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Original Pilot

The Original Pilot has been a favorite of U.S. military pilots since 1958 and continues to be AO s most popular style. Expect uncompromising quality - engineered to rigid military specifications. Wear it for life it s a look that never goes out of style.

American Optical has been known for quality sun lenses since 1876. In creating sunwear for pilots AO developed precise tints to protect against eye strain and irritation. AO Eyewear continues to offer the finest lenses available. Select SkyMaster Glass Lenses for superior clarity or lightweight AOLite Nylon Lenses for increased comfort. Polarization is available as an optional upgrade.

Details

  • Sizes: 52 55 or 57
  • Colors: Gold Silver Matte Silver
  • Temple Styles: Bayonet or Standard
  • 100% UV Protection
  • Polarized lenses available
  • Frames made in USA
  • The Original Pilot has been a favorite of U.S. military pilots since 1958 and continues to be AO s most popular style. Expect uncompromising quality - engineered to rigid military specifications.
    Since 1833 American Optical has been revolutionizing eyewear manufacturing. We're proud to continue that tradition with every AO Frame Made in USA
    Bayonet temple style with clear acetate temple tips offering a sleek and vintage look not readily available on the market that allow you to take frames on and off without removing a helmet.
    Monoblock hinge designed for strength and style. A streamlined hinge system both opens and closes temples while locking the lens in place without the need for a rim-lock. This hinge design translates to a sleek look that keeps your field of vision open. Expect smooth closure
    Domestically plated Silver metal frame
    SkyMaster Glass lenses offer superior clarity and scratch resistance. Filter Category 3 lens
    Chromatically tuned True-Color Gray tint reduces eye fatigue in bright light conditions. Polarized to eliminate glare provide better contrast and increase visual clarity. AO Polarized
    Oleophobic coating & anti-reflective backside coating
    Lens width: 55 millimeters
    Bridge: 20 millimeters
    Lens height: 46 mm / Bridge width: 20 mm / Temple length: 140 mm
    Lenses offer 100% UVA/UVB protection and are impact-resistant (ANSI Z80.3)
    Click-in nosepad arms engineered for stronger soldering and less chance of breakage. Designed to incorporate a vintage AO mark of authenticity. High quality PVC nosepads are supplied by German manufacturer Frey Winkler. A click-in style allows for easy replacement.
    There is no machine in the world as valuable as a skilled craftsman. Every AO frame is handcrafted in our Illinois factory. Our process blends machining and handwork to create the highest quality frames. Contact us to schedule a tour.
    AO Lifetime Warranty: We believe things should be built to last. AO Eyewear offers a lifetime warranty on all solder points that fail due to manufacturer s defects.

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