We love Jet Shades
We bought jet shades at my fellow pilot and wife Karen’s request. We tried them on a trip to the San Francisco Bay Area this last weekend. We loved them and wouldn’t change a thing!
A great solution for a long time problem
Everything about my Jet Shades is fantastic! I like that I can let light in, yet still block the UV. Jet Shades are a great solution for a long time problem!
They do an amazing job!
I really like my Jet Shades. They do an amazing job of keeping the plane at a cool temperature in the Florida sun and I love the fact I no longer need to use makeshift paper to keep the sun off my copilot and I while in flight!
Could feel the difference
The [Jet Shades] are fantastic! I took them off half way back so my son could feel the difference, and he really noticed how much cooler they kept you. It will be a big hit with my wife for sure.
Easy to see through
Easy to see through, even in traffic. I have visor rails and a non issue. Nice product.
Dramatically reduce heat
I just bought them in Nashville last week and used them on several long flights. Primarily I got them for PapaLima who often fled to the back of the airplane when Eastbound rather than get roasted in the copilot seat. I thought I would need to remove them when below Class A airspace to adequately watch for traffic but it turns out that the visibility is more than adequate with them in place. They do dramatically reduce the heat in the cockpit. They fit well.
Temp came down dramatically in minutes
This afternoon I departed Phoenix at about 2:30 in route to LA. It was 110 in Phoenix and the air conditioning just could not cool the plane. During climb out I installed the shades and the temperature came down dramatically in a matter of minutes. My passenger even commented how much more comfortable it was having the shades up from both a temperature and radiation perspective. I’ve used my JetShades on several legs…highly recommend them. They fit securely, are easy to install/remove, and are very well made. I also advise getting the carrying case to protect them. Honestly, I think I’d raise the price and include the case with the purchase rather than as an extra. My guess is the shades could get scratched or marred if just left loose in the airplane. Anyway, thanks for designing them for our plane!
The jet shades did a great job!
I used my Jet Shades for the first time Wednesday flying from Durango to Denver. It was a bright day with the sun in our eyes but the Jet Shades did a great job!
The glare was gone!
I had an opportunity to use Jet Shades on the way home to FL. Since we departed Sunday morning, the sun was directly on me and was a little hard to see the instrument panel. I put the Jet-shade in the pilot window and it was very dramatic. The glare was gone on the panel, and it wasn’t hot anymore on me. I don’t have any financial stake in the company, so this report is just what I saw. I do recommend them highly so far.
I was amazed!
We got the opportunity to try out Jet Shades today. I found them to be perfect for me. We flew from Northern California to Arizona (E25), a low VFR flight from E25 to KHII, and back to NorCal which allowed us to try them at high altitudes as well as low. I was amazed at how much heat the light shades block! Our flight was very comfortable with the morning sun coming in the side window yet I didn’t have the feeling it was too dark to watch for traffic. Our low VFR flight, in the hot AZ sun, was also very comfortable. We had the AC running for that flight and I even had to adjust the blower away from me as it felt a little cool. We left them on the entire flight–takeoff, inflight, landing and taxiing. We also left them on with the foil shades between the window and Jet Shades while we were on the ground fueling. Found them very easy to handle that way and also felt the front ones helped anchor the foil shades better keeping them from falling inward. We will likely leave them on at all times except parking outside on the ramp for more than a few minutes (except with the foil shades on as well.) A huge shout out to Kevin Duggan who wanted me to be happy with my Jet Shades. It worked!