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    Instant IFR Training Glasses 1743A Instant IFR Training Glasses
    Rated 4.19626168224 /5 based on 214 customer reviews
    15.95
    Product description: These Instant IFR™ Training Glasses are the next generation in instrument training, with specific comfort features to keep them from interfering with headsets or eyeglasses. Plus, their small size won’t obstruct the safety pilot’s view like most hoods.Features:1. Adjustable hinges to match your headset2. Telescoping temples allow you to customize the fit to your head3. Low-profile temples minimize discomfort and headset interference4. Curved frame sits on many sunglasses/eyeglasses for extra support.5. Precision frosting prevents cheating All these improvements are available at a 25% savings over Foggles, and with a full 5 year warranty. Includes carrying bag.

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    These Instant IFR™ Training Glasses are the next generation in instrument training, with specific comfort features to keep them from interfering with headsets or eyeglasses. Plus, their small size won’t obstruct the safety pilot’s view like most hoods.

    Features:

    1. Adjustable hinges to match your headset

    2. Telescoping temples allow you to customize the fit to your head

    3. Low-profile temples minimize discomfort and headset interference

    4. Curved frame sits on many sunglasses/eyeglasses for extra support.

    5. Precision frosting prevents cheating


    All these improvements are available at a 25% savings over Foggles, and with a full 5 year warranty. Includes carrying bag.

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    Reviewer - Flightguard14

    Location - Lincoln, NE

    Date - 9-15-2014

    Pilot Rating - Private

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    Recommended Yes
    Great IFR glasses
    Pros

    They do the job quite well

    Cons

    sometimes block too much of instrument panel (requiring the head tilted back)

    General Comments

    Make sure you make an accurate choice between clear or gray lenses. If you know you will be doing IFR training mostly on bright sunny days, go with the gray lenses. The clear lenses do not block any sun at all when you are flying towards the sun. I bought clear because I usually fly during the evening for IFR training.

    Location - , IL

    Date - 8-21-2014

    Pilot Rating - Private

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    Recommended No
    Unusable
    Pros

    The adjustable fit was great!

    Cons

    The precision frosting was anything but precision. There was overspray on the left lense that I didn't realize until I was in the cockpit! I could only use one eye which created a very frustrating situation.

    General Comments

    If you use this product, check for overspray on the clear part of the lenses!

    Sporty's Response

    Customer was issued a refund. Inventory was rechecked for quality control.

    Reviewer - Drummer65923

    Location - Starkville, MS

    Date - 7-14-2014

    Pilot Rating - Student

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    Recommended Yes
    Good IFR shades
    Pros

    Blocks out a good portion of the sun in the shaded model and restricts view to your instruments only. Very nicely and heavily made.

    Cons

    None

    General Comments

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    Date - 6-4-2014

    Pilot Rating - Student

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    Recommended Yes
    Great
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    Date - 5-5-2014

    Pilot Rating - Commercial

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    Recommended Yes
    Pros

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    General Comments

    Good Value

    Location - , IA

    Date - 4-29-2014

    Pilot Rating - Private

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    Recommended Yes
    Easy and effective
    Pros

    These fit over my glasses, yet are effective for limiting my view. Easy on and off even under my DC headset.

    Cons

    I wish they came in a sturdier case, but that would increase the price, so it's a trade-off.

    General Comments

    ( No General Comments Listed From Reviewer )

    Date - 4-6-2014

    Pilot Rating - Private

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    Recommended Yes
    Pros

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    Reviewer - cstin0416

    Location - Clarksville, TN

    Date - 2-26-2014

    Pilot Rating - Student

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    Recommended Yes
    Pros

    Simple, well built

    Cons

    ( No Cons Listed From Reviewer )

    General Comments

    for the money, these are a great training aid. after about 1/2 and hour they become a little uncomfortable on nose, but not too bad.

    Reviewer - spdracer888

    Location - Old Westbury, NY

    Date - 2-24-2014

    Pilot Rating - Student

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    Recommended Yes
    Good bang for the buck!
    Pros

    Good foggle and flexible.

    Cons

    None.

    General Comments

    I don't understand some of the negative reviews, maybe because the shape of my face but this foggle works great. It's flexible and light weight (though doesn't feel cheap).

    Another great Sporty's product!

    Reviewer - medwards

    Location - , NM

    Date - 2-5-2014

    Pilot Rating - Instrument

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    Recommended Yes
    Not too bad
    Pros

    Fairly comfortable, view is wide enough to see entire panel including radios without moving head too much.

    Cons

    Not great with bifocals. View is so low you can't see above the close focus part of the glasses. I need distant vision portion of my bifocals even to see the radios clearly.
    All these 'glasses' kind of hood have issues with headset, this one is a bit better than most.

    General Comments

    ( No General Comments Listed From Reviewer )

    Reviewer - Andrew

    Location - Bethesda, MD

    Date - 1-15-2014

    Pilot Rating - Private

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    Recommended No
    Not for people who wear glasses
    Pros

    Impossible to see out of

    Cons

    Impossible to see out of.

    General Comments

    If you wear glasses this might be the single worst product on the market despite it's claims to fit over glasses. They are surprisingly heavy, and small, as well. This basically adds up to an IFR 'hood' that only fits tiny heads and doesn't fit over glasses. So, if you wear glasses these surprisingly heavy foggles do nothing but push your glasses down your nose forcing you to raise your head and focus at this one tiny point where you can actually see your instruments, but it also forces you to look at a point where you can peripherally see outside the aircraft. After 2 minutes of wear you'll have headache so bad and if you can actually see a gauge you'll never be able to read it. DO NOT BUY THESE IF YOU WEAR GLASSES! IMHO nothing makes a better IFR hood than a baseball cap and a roll of painter's tape. Everyone's got a baseball cap somewhere, and painter's tape is like $2-$4 worst case. Don't waste money on any IFR hoods, goggles, foggles, none of them work better than making your own.

    Date - 12-26-2013

    Pilot Rating - Student

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    Recommended Yes
    Pros

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    Location - , KY

    Date - 8-2-2013

    Pilot Rating - Private

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    Recommended Yes
    Pros

    Able to wear over eyeglasses without any problems.

    Cons

    ( No Cons Listed From Reviewer )

    General Comments

    ( No General Comments Listed From Reviewer )

    Reviewer - TEWinnett

    Location - Lexington, NC

    Date - 6-13-2013

    Pilot Rating - Commercial

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    Recommended Yes
    Pros

    ( No Pros Listed From Reviewer )

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    ( No General Comments Listed From Reviewer )

    Date - 5-17-2013

    Pilot Rating - Commercial

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    Recommended Yes
    Pros

    ( No Pros Listed From Reviewer )

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    ( No Cons Listed From Reviewer )

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    ( No General Comments Listed From Reviewer )

    Date - 4-4-2013

    Pilot Rating - Private

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    Recommended Yes
    Pros

    ( No Pros Listed From Reviewer )

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    ( No Cons Listed From Reviewer )

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    Reviewer - Luis Alvarado

    Location - Fort Lauderdale, FL

    Date - 3-21-2013

    Pilot Rating - Student

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    Recommended Yes
    Great and Awesome Product!!!
    Pros

    ( No Pros Listed From Reviewer )

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    Reviewer - zenflydad

    Location - Charleston, WV

    Date - 2-13-2013

    Pilot Rating - Commercial

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    Recommended Yes
    Instant IFR Training Glasses
    Pros

    Light weight. Compact. Unobtrusive. Works as advertised. Reasonable cost. A winner!

    Cons

    Can't think of any yet. It remains to be seen if it is durable enough to last for years and years. I tend to take care of things though, so...maybe?

    General Comments

    As a CFI, I had long relied on the traditional 'hood' for Instrument training. However, time - that thing that gets to all of us sooner or later, took its toll on the elastic fastener, and I found that I had to remind my students to wear a brimmed baseball style hat to keep the hood from flopping down over their nose. I just purchased this item 'hoping' it might do the trick, and...'Voila!' I think I can put that old hood away. This item fits the bill very well.

    Date - 1-24-2013

    Pilot Rating - Student

    Overall
    Recommended Yes
    Pros

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    Date - 1-24-2013

    Pilot Rating - Student

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    Recommended Yes
    Pros

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