For more than half a century, Breitling has earned a worldwide reputation for its relationship with the aviation world and its quality Aviator watches. To commemorate the partnership with the iconic P-40 Warhawk fighter manufacturer, Breitling has launched three new Aviator 8 watches. Breitling has issued a clear declaration that aviation is still an important part of the brand’s DNAThe three new Breitling Aviator 8 watches pay tribute to the famous American aircraft manufacturer Curtiss Wright and its logo model Curtis P-40 Warhawk. The P-40 Warhawk was produced between 1938 and 1944. The new timepieces include two chronographs (one of which is equipped with a Breitling Caliber 01 movement) and a refined three-handed timer.
Breitling Aviator 8 B01 Chronograph 43 Curtis WarhawkIt is equipped with a distinctive military green dial and matte finish and is powered by the Breitling Caliber 01 mechanical movement, which provides approximately 70 hours of power storage.
This eye-catching Breitling Aviator 8 B01 chronograph is equipped with a two-way rotating bezel with Arabic numerals, a time stamp and a practical red marker. The hour markers and the Arabic numerals on the dial are coated with Super-LumiNova® fluorescent material to ensure easy reading in any lighting conditions. This COSC Observatory-certified chronograph comes with a 43 mm diameter stainless steel case with a green military strap that is water resistant to 10 bar (100 m).
The eye-catching case back features a translucent design, sapphire crystal with “Curtiss” lettering and a P-40 eagle pattern. The shark mouth and color scheme are derived from the lacquering scheme of the American Volunteer Air Force (“Flying Tigers”) during World War II.
Breitling Aviator 8 Chronograph 43 Curtis Warhawk
It features a matte-finished military green dial and a co-tone sub-dial – 12-hour and 30-minute counters and a small seconds sub-dial. The black nickel-plated hour hand and the Arabic numerals are coated with Super-LumiNova® fluorescent material for clear identification even in the most challenging lighting conditions.
It houses the Caliber 13 movement, a mechanical movement known for its remarkable stability and performance, it offers approximately 42 hours of power storage.
The chronograph’s case back is engraved with the words “Curtiss” and the P-40 eagle pattern. This COSC Observatory-certified chronograph is paired with a military-green strap and is water resistant to 10 bar (100 m).
Breitling Aviator 8 Automatic Watch 41 Curtis Warhawk
Breitling Aviator 8 41 Curtis Warhawk Automatic Watch uses a military green dial& strap. Time-division hands and Arabic numerals are coated with Super-LumiNova® fluorescent materials to ensure excellent readability in all lighting conditions. Equipped with a bi-directional rotating bezel and a red-tipped central second-hand.The DLC coated stainless steel case embodies a Caliber 17 movement that provides approximately 40 hours of power storage. As with all Breitling watches, the accuracy of this watch is certified by the COSC Observatory.The case back is engraved with the words “Curtiss” and the P-40 eagle pattern with a memorable shark mouth. It will attract people who are obsessed with aviation history and who love simple and low-key dials.