AO Original Pilot Sunglasses

The U.S. Armed Forces' best-kept secret now available in the consumer market. 

Performance-tested sunglasses with classic aviator styling. As worn by Commander Neil Armstrong and the crew of Apollo 11 in 1973.


The Original Pilot ® Sunglasses has been a favorite of U.S. military pilots for more than 50 years. Engineered to rigid military specifications and issued to millions of U.S. Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airmen since 1958.

The rugged and sturdy structure and high quality finishing of the steel alloy frame coupled with distortion free, toughened and polished True Color® glass lens have made the AO Original Pilot® Collection the standard bearer of all fine military sunglasses.

Frame Color: Matt Chrome
Lens: True Color® (Grey)
Sizes: 57mm
Temples: Bayonet style

Sizing Guide:
52mm frame - Temple width 130.4 mm
55mm frame - Temple width 137.0 mm
57mm frame - Temple width 140.0 mm

True Color® Glass (Grey/Green) / Cosmetan® Glass (Brown)
Pure and polished, distortion-free optical glass lens chemically toughened and hardened for impact and scratch resistance. 98% UVA / 100% UVB protection.



Comes with AO Original Protective Case

Proudly still made today in the AO complex in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA.