Breitling launches new classic AVI “Co-Pilot” watch with 42mm case
Breitling showed off their contemporary Super AVI collection in a airport in Dallas within 2021, with real warplanes and pilots on hand. We are going to here to bring you live protection, and while we spotted a few nice designs, the case by itself, measuring 46×15. 9mm, is really a tough pill to consume. To solve this problem, Breitling features a new Classic AVI collection into the series, which utilizes a 42×14. 7 mm situation that is more suitable for the hand, but sacrifices the GREENWICH MEAN TIME (GMT) complication in the Super AVI series. Additionally , there is a 41mm reference in this version. 765 Reissued in 1964, faithful to old-school form inside as well as out.
The brand new Classic AVI watch retreats into the same design language all of us saw in the Super AVI FORMAT, which itself references the actual Breitling 765 watch through the early 1950s, a watch which won the " Vice" for its practicality for fliers. Driving" nickname. time. The style of the Super AVI view is inspired by the famous World War II aeroplanes, while the Classic AVI selection utilizes the same formula in order to great effect. These include the particular P-51 Mustang, Vought F4U Corsair, Curtiss P-40 Warhawk and Mosquito aircraft, every available in 4 different color designs.
The latest AVI watches use the Breitling Quality and reliability 23, which is their altered Valjoux 7753.
The 765 1964 duplicate has a more serene switch with stick markers, pen hands, and a number twelve at the top of the dial. The actual running seconds and hours totalizer subdials also get a slight cleanup, while the unique moment totalizer remains at three o'clock. This particular watch is available in a 41mm case, is actually 14mm thick, and even functions an acrylic crystal with regard to maximum vintage appeal. Additionally , this watch uses Breitling’s in-house Caliber 23 guide winding chronograph movement having a 70-hour reserve.
The 765 1974 replica is perhaps the most striking modern day watch to bear the AVI nameplate and pays respect to the origins of the title in the best possible way. A fresh poignant reminder of the great modern Breitling design dialect.