Breitling watches are well known for its quality and precision chronographs since 1884. This brand’s legacy was started in St-Imier, Jura Mountains of Switzerland by Leon Breitling with a dream to make world class chronographs. Breitling has remained true to this vision for over ten decades now; its high-end luxury precision chronographs are well known and widely used in the aviation industry. These watches have a large dial for easy in reading during flights. They also have various features to help pilots navigate better for instance, these watches can do basic math like multiplication, division and even money conversion. Some watches like the Breitling Emergency version has a radio transmitter that can be used to send distress signals in case of an emergency.
There are many famous models of this Swiss Luxury watchmaker, the Breitling Navitimer which was launched in 1940 is one of them which is famous for its circular slide rule and a navigation computer. This watch was greatly appreciated by the aviation industry and it soon became the official watch of AOPA (Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association). Breitling’s Cosmonaught chronograph was designed after, Scott Carpenter who was an astronauts in the Mercury space program and requested this prestigious brand for watches which had 24 hour dial instead of the normal 12 hour dial as there was no day or night in space. Carpenter made this model famous by wearing this watch during his orbital flight aboard the Aurora 7 space capsule.
It is no surprise that there are a number of Bentley timepiece facsimile available in the market. These watches resemble the original perfectly in weight, size and color and are in huge demand. They come with good quality working chronographs and are very hard to distinguish from the original. These watches make the dream of owning a high-quality Breitling watch a reality for many.