On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Swiss Air Force’s “Swiss patrol” Patrouille Suisse, Breitling Colt Chronograph Automatic Black Steel Replica, Switzerland’s top independent watchmaking brand, launched a limited edition of the exclusive commemorative World Time Ultimate Chronograph (Chronomat) 44 GMT). With a tailored dial and a carefully crafted watch, this accurate aviation chronograph once again confirms the close connection between Breitling Replica and the world’s elite pilots.
In 2014, Switzerland and the world’s aviation industry were both happy. They ushered in two epoch-making aviation events: the 100th anniversary of the Swiss Air Force and the 50th anniversary of the “Swiss Patrol” aerobatic team.
This outstanding aerobatic team was founded in 1964 by professional air force pilots. It equipped initially with four British Hawker Hunter Mk58 jet fighters. It was developed to six in 1978 and started. Show your head internationally. Since 1995, the “Swiss Patrol” has become one of the few fleets of aerobic jet fighters performing aerobatics: six American F-5E Tiger II fighters whizzing through the air, red and white The figure is bright and eye-catching. As a model of precision and excellence in Switzerland, the “Swiss Patrol” regularly toured in various European countries, and its incredible aerobatic performances won them a lot of spectators and countless honors.
Real aviation chronograph
As the world’s most trusted partner in the aviation industry, Breitling Colt Chronograph Automatic Black Steel Replica maintains a long-term close relationship with the “Swiss Patrol” aerobatic team and has launched a series of tailor-made personalized watches. Nowadays, the 50th anniversary of the time-honored team, Breitling, has specially launched an exclusive commemorative edition of its flagship series of World Time Ultimate Chronographs. It is a real professional pilot “wrist gauge”: wearing a sturdy satin-brushed steel watch. The shell is water-resistant up to 200 meters. The pure black dial with the logo of the flight team at 9 o’clock is in contrast .to the black rubber die-cut number embedded on the rotating bezel. The second time zone pointer is decorated with red F-5E The Tiger II fighter profile. Thanks to the ultra-practical full crown adjustment system. It can immediately indicate the second time zone in 24-hour format. And the two-time rotating bezel engraved with a 24-hour digital scale can also provide a third-time area. The watch is equipped with a 100% self-developed high-performance self-winding chronograph 04 movement from Breitling Colt Chronograph Automatic Black Steel Replica. It has the Swiss Official Observatory Certification (COSC) – the highest benchmark for precision and reliability and the only certification based on international standards. Rugged and reliable performance with a tight, high-tech look: a timepiece that pays tribute to the half-century flying legend.
Movement: Breitling homemade 04 movements, Swiss official observatory certification (COSC), automatic winding, 28,800 high swing frequency per hour, 47 jewel bearings, power reserve for more than 70 hours;
The dial provides a 24-hour second-time zone display; the bezel provides a third-time zone display; timing accuracy of 1/4 second, with 30-minute and 12-hour cumulative timers; calendar display.
Case: stainless steel; waterproof performance up to 200 m (660 ft / 20 atm); screw-in crown and safety chronograph button; two-way ratchet rotating bezel; curved sapphire crystal, double-sided anti-glare treatment;
Diameter: 44 mm.
Dial: Onyx black.
Strap/Bracelet: Diver Pro III Deep Dive Rubber Strap, Pilot Pilot Steel Bracelet.