The Kienzle Pilotimer KM-419 is an automatic pilot’s watch with a 44mm case and a Japanese-made Seiko movement.
A brief history of the watch brand Kienzle, founded in Germany in 1822, now principally an Italian company.
The new Fortis Flieger Automatic is a tough and stylish pilot’s watch, with a distinctive rotating bezel that adds an extra time zone function.
The Hangar Italy SF-260 EA pilot’s watch is a tribute to a trainer aircraft on which many pilots destined for the Italian Air Force learn to fly. A classic pilot’s timepiece that can be personalised, and costs €299.
The new Hamilton Khaki Aviation Converter Auto features a circular slide rule, similar to Breitling’s Navitimer. The Hamilton watch costs less. Let’s take a look at the differences.
Fumagazzi is an unusual Italian watch brand with a very amusing website and some interesting mechanical timepieces – certified as gluten-free. Here are two models, a pilot’s watch and a pilot’s chrono.
An interview with Mike from CIGA Design UK on the Full Hollow mechanical skeleton watch, which combines award-winning design with accessible pricing.
The Cortina 1956 chronograph by Italian brand echo/neutra is a splendid timepiece, a fine design with two distinctive colour schemes. Swiss movement, great price.
The Breitling AVI Ref. 765 1953 Re-Edition is a beautiful watch, a loving tribute to a classic chronograph, with a prestigious hand-wound movement.
The B17F chronograph made by Italian company Memphis Belle follows the classic “Bundeswehr” pattern of air force chronographs. It is powered by the Swiss Valjous 7750 calibre.
The Panzera Hornet Special Flieger 46 is an accessibly-priced, generously sized pilot’s watch with an automatic movement by Seiko. Good looks and original design.
Are Code 41 watches any good? The brand invests a lot into social media advertising, and proclaims its X41 watch as “Swiss watchmaking 2.0”. But is the X41 really Swiss, and is it worth its €5,500 price tag?
The Longines Spirit is the closest thing to a classic pilot’s watch in the brand’s collection. The three-hand version has a chronometer-certified movement.
The MKIII Blue by Orologi Calamai is a 38-mm pilot’s watch with an attractive blue dial, a Swiss-made automatic movement, and a blue leather strap.
The SIET 49, presented at Watches of Italy 2020, has a pilot’s watch aesthetic, and it is built by an Italian. precision engineering company.
The first edition of Watches of Italy held in Tortona, Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 September 2020, Italian artisanal watchmakers and brands. Con testo in italiano a fondo pagina.
The Longines Avigation L2.640.4 is an attractive take on the large-size pilot’s watch at 47.5 mm diameter. Hand wound, it dates to 2000-2010.
The Patria Brigadier Chrono is a flyback chronograph with a Swiss column-wheel movement. It is the first watch in the revival of the Patria brand.
The Xiaomi CIGA Design Full Hollow is one of the first Chinese mechanical skeleton watches with a cool, contemporary look.
The Stowa Flieger Verus Sport 43 is a superb hybrid, a pilot watch with 20 atm sport watch water resistance.