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
L2.7184.108.40.206. 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
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