Origin of aviatorFrench aviateur
One who operates an aircraft; a pilot.
Origin of aviatorFrench aviateur from aviation aviation ; see aviation .
From French aviateur
- Aviator sunglasses earned a place in American history when photographs of General Douglas MacArthur were published in newspapers around the country, featuring the World War II hero sporting a pair of aviator sunglasses.
- Surfer Bruce Irons, for example, wears a pair of metal grey polarized sunglasses with wrap-around effect, while skateboarder Danny Supa prefers a more classically styled, aviator frame with brown faded lenses.
- After leaving the soap opera, she went on to star in a few primetime roles before making a splash on the big screen in the feature film Top Gun in the role of Carole Bradshaw, the wife of navy aviator Goose.
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- Polarized, mirrored aviator sunglasses became so popular among police forces across the world that some departments actually banned mirrored aviator glasses because they were too "intimidating."