How far we have come– Blind Flying, Eyewear for Snow Blindness..
1946 Popular Science Radio Eyes Teleran – “radio eyes” for blind flying! Teleran (a contraction of TELE-vision — Radar Air Navigation) collects all of the necessary information on the ground by radar, and then instantly transmits a television picture of the assembled data to the pilot aloft in the airplane. On his receiver the pilot sees a picture showing the position of his airplane and the position of all other aircraft near his altitude. This is superimposed upon a terrain map complete with route markings, weather conditions and unmistakable visual instructions to make his job easier…. Source
1948 Here is a SunShade Patent
1955 Mechanix Illustratred November 1955. This actually wasn’t an innovation, since the Aleuts were wearing snowblind goggles for hundreds of years. But Aleut or Eskimo Eyewear become popular again in the 50’s.
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