Watch Review: Bremont Boeing 100 Limited Edition Watch on the Wrist

 |  September 16th, 2016

Recently, we borrowed the Bremont Boeing 100 Limited Edition watch to wear and review. The thing about this watch is – to be honest – I am not really sure that I want a watch that celebrates Boeing’s 100th anniversary. I mean, I fly a lot on business and so I appreciate everything Boeing has done to advance jet speed, safety and travel; but this doesn’t mean I would run right out and buy an almost $8,000 watch in its honor. That said, I also recognized that many watch lovers have that keen affinity for the aviation field, with many being pilots who may have a more burning desire for a Boeing celebration than me. And, of course, it is…

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The Tutima M2 Pioneer and Pioneer Chronograph Meet Demanding Aviation Needs

 |  August 30th, 2016

German brand Tutima is all about being creative and cutting edge, not to mention precise. In its much-coveted M2 collection, the brand has a lot to offer  sports-minded individuals. Billed as the line “For men who feel at home where the air gets thinner,” the M2 collection includes the M2 Pioneer and Pioneer Chronograph  — both masterful works of technical prowess. In its workshops in Glashütte, Germany, Tutima focuses on bringing innovation and heritage together in watches inspired by aviation. Such is the case with this new automatic watch with 44 hours of power reserve. The 46.5mm solid titanium timepiece is inspired by the NATO chronograph created in 1984 and that is the official service watch of the Geramn army’s…

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Why the Nearly $12,000 IWC Pilot’s Watch Timezoner Chronograph is a Winner

 |  August 3rd, 2016

Earlier this year at SIHH, IWC put a strong emphasis on its entire Pilot’s Watch collection, releasing some pretty impressive, vintage-inspired pieces. The one that stands out in our minds – and is coming to stores now — is the Pilot’s Watch Timezoner Chronograph. A sure-fire collector item with a big reach for today’s consumers, this watch incorporates important functions and technology that can’t be overlooked. To begin with, this combined chronograph and world-time automatic watch is the first that enables the user to set a new time zone, including new time and date, via a twist of the bezel. Additionally, the black and red 24-hour hand indicates day or night on the inner 24-hour ring. This unusual feat –…

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Hands On with the Zenith North American Special Edition Pilot Type 20 Watches

 |  July 19th, 2016

  Recently, at the Las Vegas Couture Time show, Zenith unveiled two new limited edition series of its more famed Pilot watches — geared only for the North American market. The Pilot Type 20 GMT and the Pilot Type 20 Extra Special watches are created in a limited edition of just 50 pieces each. Additionally,  each boasts a rich blue dial that makes it stand out in a crowd. The Pilot Type 20 GMT is an ultra-light 48mm watch crafted in black DLC titanium. The crown is notched for easy gripping, and, true to the brand’s historical pilot watches that inspired this timepiece, it features a domed sapphire crystal and red dial accents. Powered by the Elite automatic caliber 693, the watch offers…

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Three Top Pilot Watches from Baselworld 2016 that Soar to New Levels (Breitling, Bell & Ross, Bremont)

 |  April 13th, 2016

Aviation watches are instruments of both time and navigation. Representative of adventure and characterized by precision, these watches tie the necessary tools of the profession to a unique and stylish statement. This year, some of the top watchmakers combined functionality and ease of use in the design of their newest pilot watches. Bell & Ross’s new BR03 Desert Type watch was specially designed for pilots needing a tool to measure short time intervals. While staying true to the core functions of a pilot watch, including legibility, precision and magnetic- and water-resistance, this particular piece was designed to meet the specifications of air forces operating in warm countries. The dial design, which was inspired by military, is formed by two overlapping…

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