New Flight Gear Sunglasses Are Made for Flying

New Flight Gear Sunglasses Are Made for Flying

Handmade in Italy exclusively for Sporty’s

Sporty’s new Flight Gear Captain’s Sunglasses are loaded with pilot friendly features. These high-quality sunglasses are lightweight yet durable which make them perfect for those long cross country flights. The non-polarized lenses are ideal for viewing iPads or phones, and won’t cause instruments to fade at certain viewing angles. The iconic Aviator style provides ultimate coverage and sun protection.

“When we set out to design the perfect sunglasses for pilots, we had three goals,” said Sporty’s Vice President John Zimmerman. “The lens had to work with iPads and glass cockpits, the temples couldn’t interfere with ANR headsets, and the price had to be under $100. The Flight Gear Captain’s Sunglasses hit all three.”

Sporty’s Flight Gear Captain’s Sunglasses feature:

Flight Deck Friendly Lens

The flight deck friendly lens sharpens your view while eliminating glare. These ultra-high-definition lenses have a green tint to minimize blue light interference.

Tapered Temples

The most abused part of your sunglasses is the hinge. Flight Gear sunglasses feature a custom tapered hinge that provides the maximum amount of durability where you need it most. The temple tapers down to a smaller form to not interfere with your headset.

Spring Hinges

These unique hinges provide a custom fit. Most sunglasses will open to a predetermined point. If your head is wider than that point, your head will feel increased side pressure. The hinges on these Flight Gear sunglasses allow the temples to go further than the width of the sunglasses, reducing the amount of side pressure.

Lightweight, high strength frames

The frames are made from high-quality Italian metals that offer a premium feel without the additional weight typical in other metal frames. We have put them through tests and have been pleasantly surprised by the extreme strength they display. These frames will easily put up with day to day abuse or being thrown in a flight bag until you’re ready to fly.

Each pair of Flight Gear Captain’s Sunglasses come with a molded crush-resistant case and a microfiber cleaning cloth. Lens measures 58mm across and frames are offered in gold or black. The Flight Gear Captain’s Sunglasses [3150A] are available for $89.95 by calling 1-800-SPORTYS or at


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