Italo Balbo, Italian Hero & Trans-Continental Star

Credited with the reconstruction of the Regia Aeronautica, Italo Balbo is considered one of Italy’s ...

Admiral Byrd’s Antarctic Expedition Weems

Byrd’s Longines Weems speaks of a time when explorers, aviators and aviatrix relied upon them ...

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Walter Mittelholzer Pioneering Aerial Photographer

Walter Mittelholzer pioneering aerial photographer, made his way through aviation as a photographer, performing regular ...

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Ruth Nichols Aviatrix

Ruth Nichols Aviatrix, was an exceptionally skilled pilot, humanitarian and tenacious individual. Destined for a ...

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Roger Q Williams Pathfinder

Referred to as a ‘Natural-Born Flyer,’[1] Roger Q. Williams Pathfinder, first found recognition in the ...

The last three ALL silver Hour-angles

In Stephanie Lachat’s beautiful book Longines through Time, she notes that the very last generation ...

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Co Pilot and Navigator Jack Lambie

Jack Lambie After Dick Merrill’s famed 1936 “Ping Pong Flight” fell short of its intended ...

An Accurate Timepiece for the Air Navigation age

Whilst Santos-Dumont had flown with his famous Cartier watch in 1906, there was a limited ...

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Harold Gatty – Round the World Navigator

After Howard Hughes’ world circling flight of 1938, he proclaimed to Harold Gatty, pioneer, ‘Greetings ...