Admiral Richard E. Byrd

Admiral of the Antarctic, Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd, leaves in his wake an inspiring legacy ...

Ornithopter

A History of Aviation

Man’s long held desire to fly can be traced through both history and myth. As ...

Breitling Spatial

Post 1960

Post 1960 the world was changing it was a time of freedom and a time ...

Omega Seamaster crop

1945-1960

From 1945 to 1960 wristwatches enjoyed unprecedented growth. Every man who returned from the fight ...

Cockpit Dials

1925-1945

From 1925 to 1945 Aviation enjoyed a Golden Age. Flight was new and exciting. Everyone ...

Alberto Santos-Dumont

Pre 1925

Alpha, Foxtrot, Charlie… Whilst Brazilian Santos-Dumont had flown with his famous Cartier watch in 1906, ...

Flight Birds

Flight Birds is dedicated to aviation and exploration watches throughout time. From pocket watches to ...

GMT workings

Technology in Aviation Time Pieces

In the beginning Early pilots used dead reckoning to arrive at their destination From dead ...

Dirigible

The History of Aviation Watches began with Cartier

Alberto Santos-Dumont Alberto Santos-Dumont had a problem. He could not see his pocket watch easily ...