Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 27 - Think and Explain: 57

Answer

Aviator glasses that transmit yellow light eliminate the glare from strongly scattered blue/violet skylight.

Work Step by Step

Their advantage over uniformly shaded glasses (or red glasses) is that the human eye is especially sensitive to yellow-green light, so the transmitted light lets the pilot see clearly.
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