See Bee by Air-Dive
Exploring Diving History: The 1957 See Bee Set by Air Dive
Delve into the rich history of scuba diving with the iconic 1957 See Bee set, proudly crafted in Melbourne by Air Dive. AirDive stands as one of Australia’s pioneering scuba diving businesses, boasting a legacy that dates back to the early 1950s. It all began with the vision of Jim Ager, who embarked on a journey to develop and manufacture a remarkable piece of diving equipment – the SEA BEE scuba regulator.
The SEA BEE regulator was a game-changer in the world of diving. This original Australian-designed single-hose regulator was celebrated for its robustness and reliability. It introduced innovative features that would go on to influence diving equipment worldwide, with many overseas companies taking inspiration from its design.
Jim Ager’s dedication to crafting a dependable and hard-working regulator set the stage for a thriving industry. In 2010, Jim passed the torch, selling the business to Eric Percival. Today, Air Dive continues to uphold its storied tradition from its home in Glenorchy, Tasmania.
The 1957 See Bee set represents a vital chapter in the history of Australian diving, showcasing the pioneering spirit and commitment to excellence that has defined Air Dive for decades. Explore this vintage treasure and discover the enduring legacy of Air Dive in the world of scuba diving.