Breitling watches have been around since 1884. It's a brand with a rich and storied history, first passed down from father to son in a family with a passion for watchmaking with a focus on chronograph design and innovation. The company was assumed by watchmakers just as passionate as the Breitling and the traditions of fine chronograph production with an emphasis on aviation continues with the production of high end time pieces. The Breitling Aerospace is one such family of watches which carry on in a line of highly functional designs which attract aviators and water sports enthusiasts alike. Here are the ten best models in the Aerospace line that money can buy.
10. Breitling Aerospace Evo Titanium Volcano Black
This State of the art timepiece was first launched in 1985, starting a new tradition in aviation watches from the Breitling brand. The Aerospace Evo in Titanium and Volcano Black is powered with a chronometer certified SuperQuartz movement. What sets this model apart is the user friendly control system featuring crown activated functions to 1/100th of a second. The functions of this watch are chronograph, countdown timer, alarm, audible time signal minute repeater, calendar and second time zone.
9. Breitling Aerospace Special Edition RAF Royal Air Force
The Aerospace Special Editio RAF Royal Air Force model was manufactured and released in 1999. It has remained one of the most popular men's collectibles of the brand. It features a round 40 mm case made of titanium material. This watch is powered with a manual winding in house movement. It's a special and limited edition which renders a hail to Britain's Royal Air Force.
8. Breitling Aerospace Avantage Mens Watch
The Avantage remains one of the more popular models within the Aerospace lineage. The aesthetics are striking with a stratus silver dial and luminous hands for high legibility in all lighting environments. The round shaped case measures 42 mm in width and 10.40 mm in depth and is made of titanium material with a uni directional rotating bezel. The movement is a COSC Certified quartz movement with high accuracy. This watch is water resistant up to 330 feet and the functions include a chronograph, GMT time zone, minute repeater and alarm.
7. Breitling Aerospace Chronograph Navitimer Titanium 40 mm Quartz
The Breitling Aerospace Chronograph Navitimer Titanium was manufactured between 1985 and 1990. This model features a 40 mm in diameter round titanium case with a solid back. It is powered with a Swiss made quartz movement ETA 988.331 with 7 jewels with digital time, day, date, GMT time zone, chronograph and alarm functions. The bezel is also titanium in a racheted royal styling. The dial is blue with white hands and luminescent Arabi Numeral hour markers with a signed Breitling, Titanium band.
6. Breitling Aerospace F56059 Titanium & 18k Yellow Gold
The Breitling Aerospace reference F56059 in Titanium and yellow gold is another amazing member of the Aerospace line that is one of the best watches in the chronograph line that you can buy for the money. The case for this example measures 43 mm in width and it is crafted of titanium material in a brushed finish. It is manufactured in Switzerland and features the inclusion of 18k yellow gold accents. It is an analog type which is powered with a quartz battery movement. The watch affixes to the wrist with a titanium link band and deployant clasp.
5. Breitling Aerospace Titanium Quartz
The Titanium Quartz reference E75362 was manufactured in the 2000s era. This complicated chronograph style watch features a titanium case that is 40 mm in diameter and 9 mm in thickness. The dial color is a classic silver gray and it is powered with a quartz movement. Unique features of this watch include the bi rotational bezel, along with the chronograph, date, day, alarm, minute repeater, second hand, timer, dual time GMT functions. It is protected with a scratch resistant sapphire crystal and is water resistant up to 330 feet.
4. Breitling Professional Aerospace Evo Grey Dial Brown Leather Strap Men's Watch
The Professional Evo is a sub series within the line with reference number E7936310/F562-437X. It's a Swiss made time piece featuring a 43 mm titanium case with a solid case back. The dial color is a lovely gray and the movement is a battery operated quartz type with a chronograph function LCD display. The watch is water resistant up to 330 feet and affixes to the wrist with a brown leather band with a tang type clasp.
3. Breitling Cockpit B50 Orbiter Limited Edition
This is a variant within the Aerospace line that offers all of the functions of the chronograph in a bight orange and black titanium platform. This watch was offered for a limited time but is still available with its carbon coated titanium case and vibrant orange dial.
2. Breitling Aerospace K7536211/C547
The Aerospace reference number K7536211C547 is an attractive quartz watch with a round 40 mm case in 18k yellow gold with a blue face and matching blue band made of dyed alligator leather. It's one of the casual sporty editions from Breitling's Aerospace lineup that is immensely popular. This Swiss manufactured watch features a GMT World time complication, with hours, minutes, seconds, minute repeater and alarm with a quartz movement.
1. Breitling Aerospace Anthracite Titanium Quartz Mens Watch
The Aerospace Anthracite Titanium Quartz watch, reference 3878241, remains one of the most popular models within the Aerospace line. This men's watch features Anthrocite material with a screwed down crown made of titanium with water resistance to 300 feet. It's an ideal all around casual watch that can handle the rigors of water sports. This time piece is powered by Breitling's Superquartz movement and it is capped with a scratch resistant sapphire crystal.
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