June 2003 Issue

Letters: 06/03

Sunglasses Tips
I read your article on sunglasses in the April issue and I look forward to the next installment discussing brands. My wife is a USAF- trained flight optometrist. I met her when I was converting from flying F-16s to C-130s. The vision enhancement requirements were significantly different between those two cockpits! I suggest finding an optometrist with aviation-specific training to determine your vision enhancement requirements if youíre able.

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Just like your windscreen, never clean your glasses with paper products. Paper is made from wood; itís like very fine sandpaper and using it will scratch your lenses and remove coatings. Also, donít...

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