Aviation is an area that watch companies have long affiliated themselves with.
The great news is this means there is a vast array of watches from many different makers that will appeal to aviation enthusiasts regardless of price. Here are some great examples to potentially add to your collection.
Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Nightlum
Bell & Ross watches are designed for pilots, created from a collaboration of watch designers and aeronautical instrument panel specialists they make truly amazing watches. The BR 03-92 Nightlum is set in a 42 mm diameter case made of matt black ceramic. The dial’s hand, numerals and indices are coated in Superluminova®C3 so pilots can read the face during night flights.
The watch is also water-resistance to a depth of 100 metres and comes with a grey-green calfskin and ultra-resilient black synthetic fabric strap.
Breitling Aviator 8 B01 Chronograph 43 Mosquito
Its straightforward that Breitling make simply beautiful watches, and have long had an affiliation with aviation. The Aviator 8 Chronograph Mosquito pays tribute to the de Havilland Mosquito The iconic British aircraft was one of the fastest of World War 2 due to its lightweight design. This watch is a definite favourite of ours.
IWC Big Pilots Watch Edition “Right Hander”
IWC are another iconic watch maker that make very attractive watches, their links with aviation are deep and this watch proves it. Whilst the majority of people wear their watch on the left hand, IWC thought of those who would prefer to wear on the right hand. They have released a completely custom version of their Big Pilots edition for just reason, how insightful and thoughtful of their customers. Another beautiful watch from IWC we are sure you will agree.
Aerospace and Aviation 2019
Image Credits: Bell & Ross, Breitling and IWC Schaffhausen