Home  Donate  New  Search  Gallery  Reviews  How-To  Books  Links  Workshops  About  Contact

Think Tank
Airport Navigator

Dual-Access Roller Bag (2012-)
© 2012 KenRockwell.com. All rights reserved.

Intro   Specs   Recommendations   More

Please help KenRockwell..com

Think Tank Airport Navigator

Think Tank Airport Navigator. Enlarge. This free website's biggest source of support is when you use any of these links especially this one direct to Think Tank, when you get anything, regardless of the country in which you live. Thank you! Ken.

 

October 2012   Think Tank Reviews   All Reviews  Nikon   Canon    Fuji    LEICA  

Coming in November 2012. Click here to be notified when you can get yours.

 

Introduction         top

Intro   Specs   Recommendations   More

Adorama pays top dollar for your used gear.

B&H Photo - Video - Pro Audio

I use these stores. I can't vouch for ads below.

Think Tank's new Airport Navigator is the first rolling camera case that allows access from the top, as well as the usual front access.

The Airport Navigator is for hardcore pros carrying a boatload of gear.

The Airport Navigator holds two pro bodies next to teach other, , each with big zooms attached, so you can grab either right out of the top of the case, while your other lenses, flashes and accessories can be gotten from the front of the bag as usual.

It has a telescoping aluminum handle; but don't try to use it for anything but rolling once you've got the bag fully loaded.

The Airport Navigator includes a very sturdy split shoulder strap designed to slip over the handle of a larger roller, allowing you to roll two bags with one hand.

The Airport Navigator comes with a seam-sealed rain cover.

It's got two conventional fixed rollers; not the four swivel rollers of the Airport 4-Sight.

On the outside of the top flap is a thin zippered section about big enough to hold some postcards. On top of this is a velcroed flap to hold business cards.

The top flap opens with the swish of either of two corded zipper sliders that circle it.

On the bottom of the top flap are two flat zippered sections of see-through mesh, perfect for memory cards.

Once the top is opened, you usually will be looking down at your two bodies, each pointed down into the bag.

The front flap is held closed with a zipper covering three sides with two corded pulls.

Open it, and it's got two little straps that prevent it from flopping all the way open. If you want to open it all the way, you can disconnect the straps.

Inside the front flap, there's two big flat padded sections, each of which will easily swallow a 15" MacBook Pro or a few iPads.

Once you're in from the front, you have access to the three or four columns with dividers holding all your other gear.

 

Specifications         top

Intro   Specs   Recommendations   More

 

Features

Rolling case with dual access, front and top openings for rapid and unobstructed access to gear.

Dedicated and easy access to pockets for iPad and most 15.4” laptops.

Extra long 41” retractable handle for easy rolling.

The included Low Rider shoulder strap is designed to slip over the handle of a larger roller, allowing you to roll two bags with one hand.

 

Capacity

Think Tank says it will hold 2 pro-size bodies side by side with lenses attached up to a 70-200/2.8 (hood reversed), plus 3-6 lenses and accessories. There are dedicated pockets for both an iPad and a 15“ laptop.

 

Colors

Black.

 

External Materials

All fabric exterior treated with a DWR coating while fabric underside is coated with PU for superior water resistance, YKK® RC Fuse (abrasion resistant) zippers, 420D velocity nylon, 420D high-density nylon, 600D brushed polyester, custom designed replaceable in-line skate wheels, Ultra Stretch pockets, antique nickel plated metal hardware, aluminum reinforcement, rubberized laminate, 3D air mesh, 3-ply bonded nylon thread.

 

Internal Materials

PE board reinforced removable closed cell foam velex dividers, 210D silver-toned nylon, PU backed velex liner, 2x PU coated nylon 210T seam-sealed taffeta rain cover, big hole mesh, belly-o mesh, 3-ply bonded nylon thread.

 

Dimensions

Outside 16” W x 15.5” H x 10” D (40.6 × 39.4 × 25.4cm)

Inside: 15” W x 13” H x 6.8” D (38.1 × 33 × 17.3cm)

Laptop: 14.8” W x 11” H x 1.5” D (37.6 × 28 × 3.8cm)

Weight: 8.1-9.2 lbs (3.7-4.2 kg)

(For minimum weight, use only two hinged dividers.)

 

Recommendations         top

Intro   Specs   Recommendations   More

If being able to get in from the top and from the front appeals to you, this is the only roller that does this.

They aren't available until November 2012; click here to be notified when you can get yours.

 

More Information         top

Intro   Specs   Recommendations   More

More information from Think Tank in general, and about the Airport Navigator.

 

Help me help you         top

I support my growing family through this website, as crazy as it might seem.

The biggest help is when you use any of these links when you get anything, regardless of the country in which you live. It costs you nothing, and is this site's, and thus my family's, biggest source of support. These places have the best prices and service, which is why I've used them since before this website existed. I recommend them all personally.

If you find this page as helpful as a book you might have had to buy or a workshop you may have had to take, feel free to help me continue helping everyone.

If you've gotten your gear through one of my links or helped otherwise, you're family. It's great people like you who allow me to keep adding to this site full-time. Thanks!

If you haven't helped yet, please do, and consider helping me with a gift of $5.00.

As this page is copyrighted and formally registered, it is unlawful to make copies, especially in the form of printouts for personal use. If you wish to make a printout for personal use, you are granted one-time permission only if you PayPal me $5.00 per printout or part thereof. Thank you!

 

Thanks for reading!

 

 

Mr. & Mrs. Ken Rockwell, Ryan and Katie.

 

Home  Donate  New  Search  Gallery  Reviews  How-To  Books  Links  Workshops  About  Contact