ALTIUS AVIATOR SUNGLASSES FOR PILOTS
Rapid Eyewear's British-designed aviators combine strength, style, comfort and cutting edge lens technology to provide you with the ultimate sunglasses for pilots. Available with red or grey lenses - see below for more details. If required, you can also order a full prescription service for the grey pair (also see below).
Altius have a build quality and feature list that makes them outstanding value for money when compared to alternative high-end brands.
Manufactured from a tough nickel silver, the top quality Altius frame is extremely robust, with solid sprung hinges that do not exhibit the slop associated with cheaper sunglasses. Adjustable nose pads and rubber side arm extensions enhance comfort levels. Finished in an attractive silver colour. The side arms are indented to ensure they fit comfortably beneath a headset.
Utilising Rapid Eyewear's Multi Layer technology, Altius lenses are packed with features. Made from impact resistant polycarbonate, the lenses are finished with a flash mirror coating that makes them look very attractive whilst reducing extreme light that can cause problems at altitude.
The Category 2 red lens set is ideal for fairly bright or changeable conditions.
Altius lenses have a hard coating to make them as scratch resistant as possible. They also benefit from hydrophobic and oleophobic coatings, which resist grease and water.
By filtering blue light from the spectrum, Altius lenses improve depth perception and contrast, making it easier to judge the terrain and sky ahead and below.
Conformity and UV
Rapid Eyewear sunglasses conform to ISO 12311 and 12312 standards for sunglasses and protective equipment testing. They offer 100% UVA / UVB (UV400) protection and comply with US Z80.3.
Altius also comply with all CAA recommendations for pilot eyewear.
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