Innovations: Seeing clearly in the cockpit

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Bill Davis, owner of Airplane Things, noted that it’s hard to read a map while flying because of the dim light inside the cockpit. His solution? He created AV-SUN sunglasses, which are made with a gradient tint that fades to clear on the bottom of the lenses, so you have a bright clear view of maps and instruments.

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Aviation Innovations

We recently put out a call to our readers and advertisers for their Aviation Innovations, asking them for their innovative ideas to make flying easier and more fun. The response was overwhelming. Starting today, we’ll present some of these innovations. We hope that you’ll find them as interesting as we did. Let us know about your own innovations at Who knows? Maybe you’ll be featured in an upcoming post.