The original redeveloped
The new products from American Optical have been optimized in many respects according to the current state of the art.
An improved shape ensures a perfect fit. The new glasses are anti-reflective on the back. New nose pads provide more flexibility and easy replacement. Modern manufacturing processes lead to an improvement in product quality.
Scope of delivery complete as shown on the left. Now also with the Original Pilot cleaning cloth.
True color gray
The all-rounder among the glass variations and the standard color of pilots worldwide. With the gray tint you are guaranteed the most lifelike color rendering, while at the same time effectively reducing intense sunlight. The classic for bright sunny days. Available with the frame color gold and silver.
True color green
The glass with a light shade of green became a box office hit. Thanks to its gray-green tint, it filters the incident light according to the color perception curve of the human eye. As a result, the contrast range remains very high and the color change is minimal. This color variant is therefore unrestrictedly suitable for flying and driving. These glasses are also perfect for bright sunny days. Available with the frame color gold and silver matt..
The matt silver coating gives the glasses a modern look and accentuates the shape of the Original Pilot. Dirt and fingerprints are less visible.
The coating is nickel-free.
An Original Pilot with a silver frame fits every occasion and gives the glasses a subtle, classic look. Not for nothing one of the most popular frame colors.
The coating is nickel-free.
The classic. The golden frame gives the glasses a strikingly high-quality look. Also one of the most popular frame colors. Commander Neil Armstrong wore an Original Pilot with a gold frame and green lenses on the Apollo 11 mission in 1969.
The frame is 22 carat gold-plated.
choice of sizeThere are two quick and relatively accurate ways to determine the size. One is to determine the distance between the temporal region. Alternatively, you can also measure your previous glasses. Please note, however, that the aviator glasses can be a little larger.
If you are still unsure, this is not a problem. We offer you a 30-day right of withdrawal on every item. You are welcome to use this service and order other sizes to try on.
Distance of the temporal region
Measure the distance between the temples with a straight ruler, for example in front of a mirror. Alternatively, a helper can aim for the correct position with a pen.
Distance up to 127 mm: size 52
Distance from 128 mm to 140 mm: size 55
Distance from 141 mm to 152 mm: size 57
MEASURING THE STRAP DISTANCE
Measure the distance between the temples of glasses you already own. Below you will find the American Optical Original Pilot bracket spacing. The lengthA. indicates the distance between the stirrups.
Size 52: A = 126 mm
Size 55: A = 132 mm
Size 57: A = 134 mm