News february 2015

Chronoliner

The authentic flight captain’s watch

The Watch Quote™ - February 20th, 2015



A chronometer-certified chronograph to measure flight times, a second timezone display in 24-hour mode to juggle time differences around the planet, a scratch-resistant high-tech black ceramic bezel: the new Chronoliner reinterprets the spirit of aviation in an original and timeless style.



Across more than half a century, aviation has enjoyed spectacular progress. Planes’ performances have reached dizzying heights. The instrument panels featuring pointer-type counters and manual controls of the Super Constellation aircraft and the first jets have given way to computer screens and electronic joysticks. But two things have remained unchanged: flight captains still wear the same prestigious uniform; and a Breitling chronograph continues to sit proudly on their wrist.



Inspired by a model from the 1950s and 60s, an era when Breitling was already an “official supplier to world aviation”, the new Chronoliner continues this tradition in a resolutely modern spirit. Its most distinctive feature is a broad bezel in scratch-resistant high-tech ceramic – one of the hardest synthetic materials – with a star-shaped cut-out to facilitate handling, along with white ceramic numerals ensuring an optimal contrast. The second timezone is clearly and simply read off thanks to the red-tipped hand and this rotating bezel with its graduated 24-hour scale, equipped with an ultra-precise ratcheted system. Just the ticket for a long-haul flight anywhere in the world.



The performances of the chronograph, which is officially chronometer-certified by the COSC (Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute) like all Breitling movements, are displayed on counters at 12, 9 and 6 o’clock. The dial is distinguished by a degree of legibility worthy of the finest flight instruments, with white luminescent hour-markers standing out against a black background, oversized hour/minute hands, along with counter hands also featuring a luminescent coating.



The robust polished steel case with its 46 mm diameter radiates a strong presence on the wrist of professionals. The caseback bears the stylized planes that were a longtime Breitling signature. The original and timeless touch is complemented by a comfortable and distinctive steel mesh bracelet. The new Chronoliner: the authentic flight captain’s watch.

Breitling Chronoliner
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Breitling Chronoliner

Technical Data


Movement: Breitling Caliber 24
Officially chronometer-certified by the COSC
Selfwinding
High-frequency :28,800 vibrations per hour
Jewels :25
Chronograph :1/4th second, 30-minute and 12-hour totalizers
2nd timezone in 24-hour mode on the dial
3rd timezone on the bezel
Calendar
Case:Steel with ceramic bezel
Water- resistant :To 100 m (330 ft)
Bezel :Bidirectional rotating bezel
Crystal : Cambered sapphire crystal, glareproofed on both sides
Diameter: 46 mm
Dial: Black
Bracelets: Ocean Classic (steel mesh) or Navitimer

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