Breitling – A Brief Moment
Breitling is a brand that stands for attention to detail and technically perfect timepieces. Breitling has long been known as the watch for the adventuring man, “Instruments for Professionals” Breitling’s Trademark. They have been creating watches that are much more than a place to check the time for a number of years now, the company was founded in 1884. They even have a watch that can send search and rescue when you’re lost out in any wilderness in an “off the beaten path” place anywhere in the world, the Breitling Emergence-review coming soon! The watches from Breitling are tough, functional, and will last and look fantastic for a really, really long time.
The Breitling Cockpit B50 – What is this thing all about
it’s a titanium masterpiece. While the watch comes in a bit on the large size for a lot of people’s wrist at 46mm, it is extremely light and a joy to wear thanks to the titanium case. That titanium case is a polished jet black and accompanied by a jet black dial, large deep grey 3, 6, and 9 digits, with the remaining digits being pearl white luminescent. Breitling Cockpit B50 Review The large, easy to manipulate bezel rotates both ways and is marked with 360-degree compass markings. The Cockpit B50 is waterproof to 100 meters and features the extremely tough, yet comfortable, black diver pro III rubber strap. The B50 also features a scratch and glare-proof sapphire crystal.
A Few of the Extras that Accompany the Cockpit B50
The B50 utilizes a thermo-compensated quartz electronic and analog LCD display to feature a 2nd GMT time zone, 12/24 hours display, and the alarm feature. A perpetual day and date calendar are also included in the LCD display. One of my favorites features it eh EOL (End of Life) Indicator. This feature lets you know that the rechargeable battery is running low by skipping the second hand forward by four seconds and it’s time to plug in for a recharge. The chronograph features are numerous: count-down clock, count-up clock, flight-time clock, an electronic tachometer. There is also display backlight, helpful when your out playing in the dark.
While I have described the blacked out version here, there are several versions of the Cockpit B50 available. They are fully customizable through the right retailer so be sure to shop around if you are looking for different color combinations. The case is always titanium and is available in either black or silver. Dial options are black, blue, brown, blue-cloud cover and the Diver Pro III strap is available in titanium, black, blue, green, orange, and yellow. A military style band can also be found, as well as limited edition Boutique and Diamondworks versions available.
The Breitling Cockpit B50 is a fantastic watch fit for all occasions and a must have for pilots. Yes, it may be on the large size for some wearers and have some features that will only be used by a small portion of owners, but it is a stunning timepiece to be admired. As an aficionado, a Breitling is a must have for any true collector, and the Cockpit B50 is a solid choice if you must choose only one.