What’s so strange about this watch? The Ingersoll Chinook pilot’s watch has a telemeter scale, but an important detail is missing…
Maximilian Büsser and his MB&F celebrate the 10th anniversary of Horological Machine N° 4 with a one-off piece named HM4 Kittyhawk.
A hands-on review of the Panzera Hornet Special Flieger 46 pilot’s watch: excellent finish and detailing, interesting design, good wearability.
The Laco München pilot chronograph is a brilliant combination of a Type A pilot’s watch with chronograph subdials. Plus creative luminescence and sports-watch water resistance.
The Model 207 by RGM is a new version of its classic pilot’s watch, small, attractive, with a Swiss-made automatic movement.
The Alpina Startimer Pilot Heritage Automatic is a traditional type B pilot’s watch with a 44 mm case and a neat hinged caseback that reveals the movement.
The Kienzle Pilotimer KM-419 is an automatic pilot’s watch with a 44mm case and a Japanese-made Seiko movement.
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.
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.
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 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.
Timepieces that reveal growing attention to the pilot’s watch category on the part of top brands, with re-editions of historic designs, and some very interesting new models. Prices from €2,000 up.
Hamilton are launching a reinterpretation of a watch manufactured for the Royal Air Force in 1973. The Pilot Pioneer is a classic pilot’s watch, with vintage black textured dial, white numerals, and beige SuperLumiNova on hands and hour markers. It will be available with a NATO strap or a leather strap, at a great price:…