Breitling

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Breitling Chronomat Airborne<p>Breitling’s back catalogue of seminal watch designs includes the Chronomat, which was first released in 1984. The 30th …

Watches

Piloting the Ocean: Breitling Superocean 44 Special

Pilot’s-watch specialist <b>Breitling</b> continues to extend its Superocean range of professional-grade divers’ timepieces — first introduced in 1957 and …

Watches

The Oldest Aircraft Still Flying Around the World - Live and Let's Fly

Some things make my heart skip a beat. The beautiful laugh of my wife, thoughts of Concorde being brought back into service, and now something new — …

Aviation

Breitling Is Said to Poach Richemont's Watch Chief as CEO

Swiss watchmaker Breitling has hired a top manager from rival Richemont as chief executive officer, infusing the aviation-themed brand with fresh …

Watches

Then and Now: Meet the Breitling Navitimer Rattrapante

A closer look at what made the Navitimer one of the most iconic pilot’s watches of all time.<p>With the launch of its first modern in-house manufactured …

Watches

Please Don't Make the Same Dumb, Inexplicable Style Choice Every Bachelorette Contestant Is Making

Especially if you're going on a date.<p>Let's get this out of the way: This week's installment of <i>The Bachelorette</i> was boring as hell, an agonizing two-hour exercise of waiting for Rachel to dutifully get rid of Matt, who looks like the fifth guy in the boy band who was quietly replaced after the first …

Watches

Breitling Superocean 44 Special Watch New Variations

The Breitling Superocean 44 Special made its debut just over a year ago to relatively little fanfare, which is somewhat of a shame, as it remains one …

Watches

Vintage DC-3 Airplane Traveling Around the World

Breitling started the tour in Geneva in March and will end up at the Breitling Sion Airshow in September.<p>The <b>Douglas DC-3</b> is one of the most iconic of …

Airplanes

Breitling Launched a Smaller Version of Its Most Aggressive Watch Because You Don’t Even Lift, Bro

At Baselworld last year, Breitling unveiled a new lightweight, scratch-resistant case material called “Breitlight,” made from a high-tech polymer …

Watches

Breitling Introduces Entry-Level Colt Skyracer in Carbon Composite

The Colt has always been one of the basic watches in the Breitling line-up, but available only in steel. Now it’s been given a makeover: the Colt …

Watches

Breitling's Superocean 44 Special is a must for any ocean explorer

If you spend a lot of time in the water, it'll be hard to be disappointed by the performance of Breiting's new Superocean 44 Special. The watch has a …

Watches

Breitling’s DC-3 Is on Track to Become the Oldest Airplane to Circle the Globe

The watch manufacturer’s 77-year-old plane is now halfway through its Around-the-World Tour.<p>Over the next two months, this beautiful Breitling-backed …

Aviation

Seven Notable Lots From the Watches of Knightsbridge June Auction

This weekend marks Watches of Knightsbridge’s second London auction of the year and third overall, when including their Dubai auction way back in …

Watches

The Breitling Navitimer DC-3 Chronograph Will Go On Tour

The iconic<b> Douglas DC-3</b> is a renowned fixed-wing propeller-driven airliner that revolutionized air transport in the 1930s and 1940s. Its impressive …

Watches

Breitling Avenger Hurricane 45 Watch Now In More Wearable Size

Breitling has elected to downsize one of their largest models, which is something we wish we could say happens more often at the brand. Originally a …

Watches

Why Swiss watch repairs are becoming a pain

Even a Swiss-brand watch will not run forever. Nowadays, minor repairs can be very expensive or take months because many specialist watchmakers no …

Watches

Breitling Avenger Hurricane Now Available in 45-mm Case

<b>Breitling’s Avenger Hurricane</b> debuted last year in a massive 50-mm case made of the brand’s proprietary Breitlight metal. This year, in a bit of good …

Watches

What it’s like to fly in the 77-year-old Breitling DC-3 as it circles the globe

The Breitling DC-3 airplane is on track to make history as the oldest plane to fly around the world — and after taking a ride, I can report that it …

Aviation

Breitling’s Avenger Hurricane 45 watch uses dense composites to stay light

According to horological legend the first luxury watch made of steel – the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak caused great consternation when it launched in 1972. Up until then there were timekeepers – small, cheap watches like Timex and Seiko – and expensive pieces that you handed out at retirements from …

Watches

Cost Of Entry: Breitling Watches

Welcome to the latest edition in our Cost of Entry series where we explore the entry point to some of the world's most well-known luxury watch …

Watches

Introducing: The Breitling Chronoliner B04 Boutique Edition

There's a new Breitling, and I bet I already know what your first question is: what is the diameter of this new Chronoliner? At 46mm, some might find …

Watches

Hands-On With The New Breitling Navitimer Rattrapante Watches

Breitling’s Navitimer is one of those models that is being regarded as an iconic watch. Like Rolex’ Daytona or Omega’s Speedmaster, the Navitimer is …

Watches

Breitling gives the Chronoliner a new face and an in-house movement

Breitling Chronoliner is getting a bit of a makeover that adds a new dial and an all-blue livery. The 46mm watch will be exclusive to Breitling …

Watches

Recommended Reading: The Detailed Story Of The Breitling SuperOcean

When thinking about Breitling, aviation immediately comes to mind – and not only because of the wings in its logo. Even before releasing the …

Watches

A Week On The Wrist: The Breitling Superocean Héritage II

The 1950s were a watershed decade for dive watches, if you'll forgive the pun. Within a few years of each other, three different companies released …

Watches

Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Breitling Superocean Heritage II

For a brand most famous for its vintage and modern aviation watches, <b>Breitling</b> has been no stranger over the past 60 years to branching outside its …

Watches

Hands-On: The Breitling Navitimer Rattrapante

Breitling is a pretty polarizing manufacture. Sure, they used to make true classics like the Top Time, but somewhere along the way they seem to have …

Watches

Big Money! CVC Capital Partners Acquires Breitling For $870 Million USD

Over the years we have plenty of outstanding and incredible timepieces from Breitling. Today the brand known for their luxury Swiss watches are back …

Venture Capital

Could Breitling Deal Signal More Consolidation in Luxury Watches?

Breitling, one of the last remaining independent Swiss watchmakers, is to be snapped up by CVC Capital Partners.<p><b>PARIS</b> — While speculation had been …

Watches

Swiss Watchmaker Breitling Just Sold For A Staggering Amount

The darling of aviation watchmaking has officially been sold. Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners have announced the 80% purchase of Breitling …

Watches