Excellence, since 1953

The official aerobatic demonstration team of the French Air Force, called Patrouille de France was created in 1953.

Formed with 9 fighter pilots of the French Air Force, the Patrouille de France trains in order to present their air demonstrations during events such as National Day. They perform harmonious acrobatic flights usually accompanied by Blue-White-Red smoke in reference to French flag.

Names’ models of our sunglasses refer to the radio call sign of the Patrouille de France: “Athos”.

Pilots chose to wear the ATHOS 1 model.

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