There are designs modeled after the ones in Top Gun, World War II Flyer's Sunglasses, The Original Pilot Sunglass ®, and a pair similar to the ones General Douglas MacArthur wore during World War II when he stepped foot in the Philippines.
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.
His MacArthur Genius Grant and other awards are just part of living up to the "values behind the blue jacket," a sentiment felt among many successful members of the National FFA Organization.
MacArthur cluster palm (Ptychosperma macarthuri): An adaptable palm that grows well in clusters, this palm can reach 25 to 30 feet.
Aviators were further made famous by General Douglas MacArthur in 1944, and again by Tom Cruise in the 1980's film, Top Gun.