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Pilots from all around the world are still using the Navitimer.Many Air Forces are even using it as regular equipment for their pilots.Background: Pilot watches with chronograph by Breitling In 1923, Breitling introduced the first chronograph with pusher (usually, start and reset of the chronograph was made through the crown).In 1934, Willy Breitling, the successor of Léon, came with an idea that is the norm for decades now, the two pushers chronograph – one to start and pause the chronograph and one to reset timing.
That same year is also considered as the official founding year of Breitling.
1952: The birth of the Breitling Navitimer The Breitling Navitimer is an evolution of the 1942 Breitling Chronomat, with its typical slide rule bezel.
Breitling decided to improve this highly practical bezel and in 1952, the ‘’ was born.
Inside is the great Venus 178 TJ movement which keeps perfect time and comes with our twelve month warranty and being manual wind gives you that great mechanical interaction with it.
A great iconic watch, the Breitling Navitimer really has stood the test of time.
This slide rule bezel was used to calculate complicated operations without any other tool.