October 2017 Issue

LIFT Aviator Shoes: Comfort, Quality, Status

If you want performance shoes to wear with your flight suit, LIFT Aviation has plenty of styles. We think they offer some utility but wish all models were fire retardant. by

An acquaintance who pilots an MD 500 helicopter while barefoot says her bare feet on the pedals makes her one with the machine like no pair of shoes can. I get the need for feel, but to protect her toes, I suggested compromising with barefoot running shoes. I even stopped flying in shorts because Iím paranoid of a cabin fire.

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