The FAA has published a new safety brochure (Publication No. AM-400-05/1) titled “Sunglasses for Pilots: Beyond Image.” The brochure describes what a pilot should look for when purchasing sunglasses for aviation use. Topics include selecting the right lenses for flying, radiation, glare, new materials, frames and tints.
The brochure is available online here or you can order directly from the FAA at: FAA Civil Aerospace Medical Institute, Shipping Clerk, AAM-400, P.O. Box 25082, Oklahoma City, OK 73125, E-mail: Gail.Gentry@faa.gov, Telephone: (405) 954-4831.