Longines Weems second setting hour-angle prototype - a world first

The World’s First Hour-angle wristwatch

President Coolidge cabled Lindbergh noting, “The first flight of a lone aviator across the Atlantic ...

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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Dieudonne Costes – Incredible Hour-angle watch

Dieudonné Costes is best known for the extraordinary Paris to New York flight of September ...

Amy Johnson’s Weems SOARS again.

Amy Johnson’s Weems watch SOARS again at a recent Sotheby’s auction selling for 88,200 pounds. ...

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Philip Van Horn Weems – Grandfather of today’s GPS

While characters like Lindbergh, Douglas Corrigan and Richard E. Byrd were trailblazing the skies, pioneers ...

Weems Lindbergh hour- angle prototype unit of arc markings dial

Lindbergh had a special Weems!

Lindbergh had a special Weems! It almost sounds like a chicken or egg type scenario, ...

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Technology in Aviation Time Pieces

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