Longines A-7 Air Navigation Watch: The Beauty Of History And Precision And High Performance

Founded in Soymia, Switzerland in 1832, this Swiss watchmaker renowned for its elegance has achieved a long and glorious tradition in watchmaking with continuous and elegant products. The Longines A-7 air navigation watch is inspired by the brand’s rich history and its close relationship with the aviation industry. High performance and high precision-a must-have quality in the aviation world-are performed in this unique chronograph stopwatch, which is equipped with a single-button column-wheel movement specially developed for Longines. The design of this watch is distinctive, the large angled dial is very eye-catching, and it perfectly reflects Longines’ famous expertise. The Longines A-7 air navigation watch is made of super amalgam with very high accuracy and quality. Today, this outstanding model presented by Longines is undoubtedly based on the brand’s rich historical heritage. In the early 20th century, the name Longines was closely linked to the pioneers of aviation. They were brave enough to explore and challenge, leaving a mark in history. Longines can ensure high precision and high quality, which is an indispensable precision equipment for these pilots to fly and explore.
    The Longines A-7 air navigation watch is inspired by some classic models designed in the 1930s. It meets extremely strict specifications in terms of appearance, quality and precision. It is specially selected for pilots. It is also named after the US military. The large-diameter dial and grooved crown make it easy to watch time and operate, even if the pilot wears thick gloves. On the black dial with a slanted angle, the large white digital dial makes it easy to see the time even in low light or intense airflow. The angle of the dial is specially designed to allow this chronograph to be worn on the inside of the wrist. In this way, the dial can cooperate with other equipment in the aircraft, and the pilot can look at the watch without moving his arm or releasing the control device.
   The Longines A-7 air navigation form button chronograph style catches the eye with a lively elegance. 49mm diameter stainless steel case with built-in column wheel movement L788 specially designed for Longines. Various timing functions: start, stop, and return to zero can be achieved by pressing a single button in the crown. The design resembling the pilot’s watch, the dial tilted 50 degrees to the right, and the large white Arabic numerals at the moment, all of which form the distinctive features of this watch. The tachometer scale on the outer circle of the dial, the Breguet minute and hour hands, all add to the appearance of this watch. With black alligator strap. In addition, open the rear cover of the Longines A-7 air navigation watch, through the sapphire crystal back, you can enjoy the subtle operation of this watch.

    Longines was founded in Soymia, Switzerland in 1832. In 2012, Longines’ long-established and exquisite craftsmanship has reached a brilliant 180 years. The unremitting pursuit of tradition, elegance and superior performance has achieved the brand’s pure watchmaking expertise. Longines has a wealth of experience and tradition of glory as the official timekeeper of the World Championships and a partner of the International Sports Federation. The brand has long supported the elegant equestrian sports, and has established a beautiful and close relationship with it. Longines is a well-known brand of the Swatch Group, a leading global watch manufacturer. Known for creating exquisite timepieces, this brand, which is marked by a flying wing hourglass, is now available in more than 130 countries around the world.

Sketch of the original Longines A-7 air navigation watch
    Longines A-7 air navigation watch The dial of this excellent watch has a tilt angle. In the 1930s, the US military needed a reliable functional watch. At its request, Longines created some classic watches, Longines A The inspiration of the -7 type air navigation table is based on this. This watch follows extremely strict and precise requirements in terms of technology and aesthetics, and is worthy of the A-7 name. The U.S. Army has named this watch ‘Avigation’ according to its unique nomenclature, the combination of Aviation and Navigation.
Longines A-7 air navigation table

     L2.779.4.53.0. The vivid and elegant design of this Longines A-7 air navigation watch with single-button chronograph stopwatch is memorable. The 49mm diameter stainless steel case is impressive, with a built-in column wheel movement L788 specially designed for Longines. The dial tilted 50 degrees to the right and the large white Arabic numerals moments make this watch a distinctive feature. The tachometer scale on the outer circle of the dial, the Breguet minute and hour hands, all add to the smooth appearance of this watch. With black alligator strap. Through the sapphire crystal back, you can enjoy the subtle operation of this watch.
Technical parameters of Longines A-7 air navigation meter
Watch number Longines A-7
Movement Mechanical mechanism with automatic winding, single button column wheel chronograph structure design
Caliber L788.2 (ETA A08.L11)
13¼ law minutes, 27 gem axle eyes, vibrating 28’800 times per hour,
Energy reserve up to 54 hours
Functions: hours, minutes, seconds, date, speedometer,
Center Second Hand
30 minutes at 12 o’clock
Case Round, stainless steel, 49 mm diameter
One-button crown
Sapphire crystal with numbered back cover engraved on the case back
Dial Black, 50 degrees right
10 white Arabic numerals
White minute circle
White speed scale
Small seconds at 6 o’clock
30-minute timer at 12 o’clock
Date display window at 6 o’clock
Hands Breguet rhodium-plated hour and minute hands
Water resistance: 3 atmospheric pressures (30 meters)
Non-reflective sapphire crystal
Strap Black alligator leather strap with buckle

The Blancpain-lamborghini Super Trofeo World Finals Will Be Launched In Sepang, Malaysia

From November 20th to 23rd, 2014, the final round of the Blancpain-Lamborghini Super Trofeo Super Challenge European and Asian competitions, as well as the world finals in three major regions including North America Performed fiercely at Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia; at the same time, the new Lamborghini Huracán LP 620-2 Super Trofeo, specially created for the Super Trofeo Super Challenge, will be dynamically released on the track.

   The European and Asian regions will be the first to open the sixth game of the season, and also the last game of the two regions. Qualifying for both regions will begin fiercely this Thursday (November 20) and a 50-minute race will be held on Friday. North American drivers can participate in free practice on Friday.

   If it is said that the Asian Super Trofeo Challenge has already determined its final ranking, then in the European Challenge, the titles of professional and amateur champions still have to be contested. Professional champion Jeroen Mul, who has won five races this season, will have to work hard to maintain his five-point lead over the duo of Milos PavloVic and Edoardo Piscopo (four wins). In the amateur group, Simone Pellegrinelli is 26 points ahead of Shota Abkhazava, so it is easier to win the championship.

   On Saturday, November 22, participants from three major European, Asian and North American Challenges will gather to participate in the World Finals qualifying. Later, he will participate in two 50-minute races on Sunday, when Lamborghini will set a new record with a strong lineup of 42 Gallardo LP 570-4 Super Trofeo.

   At the inaugural World Finals held in Vallelunga last year, American driver Andrew Palmer and Italian driver Alberto Viberti performed well and won the amateur championship. This year, stay tuned for Italian driver Max Wiser: he is the winner of the Asian professional-amateur competition, has extensive experience in conquering the Sepang International Circuit, and will participate in the professional competition in the World Finals.

   European competitors are also one of the focal points of this World Finals, including Dutch driver Jeroen Mul who is currently leading the professional group and from Lamborghini Germany. He will compete fiercely against Serbia / Italy Bonaldi Motorsport team duo Piscopo and Pavlovic who are also competing in the European Challenge this season. In addition, the autocarrozzeria Imperiale driver Andrea Amici (2013 professional-amateur European champion) and Viberti can not be underestimated. Giovanni Venturini and Gerald Tweraser will join the GRT Grasser team. At the same time, Mirko Bortolotti (Bonaldi Motorsport), who has participated in the professional-amateur competition throughout the European season, will also appear as a single driver in the professional group of the World Finals.

   The professional driver lineup from North America includes Richard Antinucci, the nephew of former F1 driver and Eddy Cheever of Indy 500 champion. Antinucci will represent the 69th time for the O’Gara Motorsports team of Beverly Hills Lamborghini.

   In the professional-amateur competition, European professional-amateur champion, 18-year-old Italian driver Alberto Di Folco (Autocarrozzeria Imperiale) is definitely a talented contestant. The Bonaldi Motorsport team will once again send the Italian / Ecuadorian duo Andrea Ceccato and Sebastian Merchan to the expedition. Lamborghini German team will introduce a new driver combination (French drivers Paul-Loup Chatin and Bernard Pailler), and Change Racing will also win the championship in the Lamborghini- Blancpain Super Trofeo North American Challenge professional-amateur driver Kevin Conway and veteran veteran Lawson Aschenbach bet heavily. Malaysian drivers Fairuz Fauzy and Danial Hiqmar (GRT Grasser team) are also likely to be in the forefront.

   Drivers in the Asian region may perform exceptionally in the amateur group. Also not to be underestimated are Simone Pellegrinelli (DT Motorsport Team), Shota Abkhazava (Lamborghini Luxembourg Team) and Jake Rattenbury (Lamborghini UK Team), who have been energetic in this season’s European Challenge Amateur Division. The strong competition from North America will be Joe Courtney and Peter Argetsinger (Musante-Courtney).

   Along with the entire weekend, Lamborghini’s new Huracán LP 620-2 Super Trofeo was released dynamically. The car has been unveiled in the latest rounds of the three major regions of the season in Nurburgring, Germany, Shanghai, China and Alton, USA. All participants will have the opportunity to test drive this new car, which will also join the Super Trofeo Super Challenge in 2015 with Gallardo.

   The European Challenge will be broadcast live on the Lamborghini Squadra Corse website (http://squadracorse.lamborghini.com/en/live). The first round will be at 10:50 on November 21 (local time-GMT + 8), while the second round will be scheduled at 16:00 (local time-GMT + 8).

   Saturday, November 22 will be the qualifying time for the Blancpain-Lamborghini Super Trofeo World Finals. Then there will be two 50-minute matches on Sunday, starting at 10:00 and 15:00 (local time-GMT + 8). The game will be broadcast live on the Lamborghini Squadra Corse website (http://squadracorse.lamborghini.com/en/live-world-final).

Blancpain-Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asian Challenge 2014 Schedule

May 10-11 Sepang, Malaysia

June 7-8 Indonesia Sentul

August 30-31 Fuji, Japan

September 20-21 Zhuhai, China

October 18-19 Shanghai, China

November 20-21 Sepang, Malaysia

World Finals: November 22-23, Sepang, Malaysia