For nearly a century, Breitling has gained worldwide fame with its historical roots in aviation and pilot watches. The brand recently released two chronograph watches and a simple, low-key three-hand watch, which commemorates the partnership with the classic P-40 fighter fighter manufacturer. This also marks that aviation has always been an important part of the Breitling brand DNA.
The three new Breitling Aviator 8 Curtiss Warhawk watches are well-known American aircraft maker Curtiss Wright and its most famous model, the Curtis P-40 Warhawk fighter. A tribute. The P-40 Warhawk fighter was manufactured in large quantities between 1938 and 1944. The brand introduced two chronograph watches, one of which was equipped with Breitling’s own movement, and a striking three-hand model.
Breitling CEO Georges Ken said: A tribute to Curtiss Wright and his most famous model, the Curtis P-40 Warhawk. The P-40 Warhawk fighter was manufactured in large quantities between 1938 and 1944. The brand introduced two) Warhawk fighters. At the same time Breitling and its aeronautical flight department were building cockpit timers for Royal Air Force and other Air Force aircraft. The partnership between the two parties and these new precision watches reaffirm Breitling’s aviation heritage and its significance to the brand.
Breitling Pilot 8 B01 Chronograph Curtis Warhawk Special Edition
The Breitling Pilot 8 B01 Chronograph Curtis Warhaw Special Edition features a distinctive military green matte dial that contrasts with the silver hour and 30-minute cumulative timers and small seconds. The watch is powered by Breitling’s own movement and has an amazing power reserve of about an hour.
In addition, this eye-catching chronograph is also equipped with a two-way rotating bezel with Arabic numerals and scales and practical red hands. The Arabic numerals on the hour, minute and dial are coated with Super-LumiNova, making it easy to read the time in any lighting condition.
The watch is certified by the Swiss Official Astronomical Observatory (COSC). The millimeter stainless steel case with a green military strap is waterproof to an atmospheric pressure (100 meters / 330 feet).
The eye-catching transparent sapphire case back is printed with the Curtis logo and a P-40 fighter fighter pattern. The shark mouth shape and color design on the pattern are inherited from the pilots of the American Volunteer Group and served in the prestigious flying tiger of the Chinese Air Force Typical painting of fighters in the team.
Breitling Pilot 8 Chronograph 43 Curtis Warhawk Special Edition
The Breitling Pilot’s Chronograph Curtis Special Edition is equipped with a distinctive military green matte dial, the same-hour hour and minute counter and small seconds. The black nickel-plated hour and minute hands and the Arabic numerals on the dial are coated with Super-LumiNova, which is legible even in low light conditions.
The Breitling Pilot’s Chronograph 43 Curtis Special Edition is equipped with Breitling Caliber 13 which is known for its stability and high performance. It has a power reserve of approximately 42 hours.
The chronograph’s unique caseback is engraved with the Curtis logo and a P-40 Fighting Eagle fighter pattern. The shark mouth nose on the pattern is painted with charm and is inherited by pilots of the Free Volunteer Corps and served in China. The Air Force’s prestigious Flying Tigers’ fighter painting is highly visually striking.
This timepiece is certified by the Swiss Official Astronomical Observatory (COSC), is water-resistant to atmospheric pressure (100 meters / 330 feet), and comes with a green military strap.
Breitling Aviator 8 Automatic 41 Curtiss Warhawk
The Breitling Pilot 8 Automatic Watch Curtis Warhaw Special Edition features a military green matte dial with a green military strap. Its hour, minute and Arabic numerals are coated with Super-LumiNova, ensuring excellent legibility in any lighting conditions. This watch also features a two-way rotating bezel, a unique red hand and a central seconds hand with a red tip.
A diamond-like carbon (DLC) coated stainless steel case is equipped with a Breitling-type movement, which can provide about an hour of power reserve. Like all Breitling watches, its accuracy has been certified by the Swiss Official Observatory (COSC).
The bottom of the watch is engraved with the Curtis logo and a P-40 fighter fighter pattern. The shark mouth nose on the pattern is painted with charm and is memorable.
For any fan who loves the history of aviation and is keen on simplicity, Breitling Pilot 8 automatic mechanical watch 41 Curtis Warhaw Special Edition with its simple and low-key dial will be their best choice.
Breitling Pilot 8 Watch Series-A Tribute to Great Aviation Heritage
In the 1930s and 1940s, while Curtiss Wright produced its legendary fighter jet, Breitling’s ‘Huit Aviation Flight Division’ was also designing cockpit timers for several of the world’s leading aircraft manufacturers.
Three brand new watches Breitling Pilot 8 B01 Chronograph 43 Curtis War Eagle Special Edition, Pilot 8 Chronograph 43 Curtis War Eagle Special Edition and Pilot 8 Automatic Mechanical Watch 41 Curtis War Eagle Special Edition, positive A tribute to the partnership between these two aviation pioneers. Engineers reproduced the design features of Breitling’s early iconic 768 aviation watch, including a rotating bezel and unique triangular hands. As soon as the 768 model was launched, it was sought after by pilots.
The Breitling Pilot 8 watch series not only reflects the aviation heritage proud of the two great brands, but also its modern and retro style will certainly attract new generations of watch enthusiasts.