Flying Eyes Sunglasses looks to crowd-funding for new product

Made for use with noise-canceling headsets

July 9, 2014

Flying Eyes Sunglasses, which are made for pilots to use with noise-cancelling headsets, is launching a new line of sunglasses it says will be even more comfortable to wear under headsets and helmets.

The company, based in Austin, Texas, also has started a crowd-funding campaign it says will bring the new sunglasses to market sooner.

Flying Eyes CEO Dean Siracusa, a pilot and aircraft owner, said he will go ahead with the new product regardless of how the crowd-sourcing effort turns out.

“We’re going to have the new sunglasses available to sell around mid-August,” he said.

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Dave Hirschman

Dave Hirschman | AOPA Pilot Editor at Large, AOPA

AOPA Pilot Editor at Large Dave Hirschman joined AOPA in 2008. He has an airline transport pilot certificate and instrument and multiengine flight instructor certificates. Dave flies vintage, historical, and Experimental airplanes and specializes in tailwheel and aerobatic instruction.

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