Breitling Skyracer watches on LSMwatch.com

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Breitling Skyracer Watches

Breitling has a long history of producing aviation watches for professional and commercial use, and Breitling carries this legacy on seamlessly with the introduction of the Skyracer watch collection and the subsequent Skyracer Raven watch. The watches distinctive black dial features a date and chronograph complication encompassed with stainless steel Bidirectional Rotatable Bezel that can features a multitude of colors such as red, green, black, or brown. The chronograph function of the Skyracer watch is perfectly suited to precisely measure periods of time and allows for a dual display that can easily measure times below 60 minutes, if however, measuring of longer periods of time is desired the internal display which is mounted at the number 9 can read the exact time with separate minute and hour hands on the dial of the Skyracer watch and the Raven version from Breitling. Despite all of these traditions, most Breitling watch buyers are no longer pilots. Today's advanced aviation technology makes the use of a chronograph feature obsolete and such chronometers are no longer essential to flying, however, many pilots are still trust the Breitling collections of watches that have proven themselves in the sky time and time again. A testament to the Breitling commitment to aviation can be found on the back of the Skyracer watch with the main characters of the "Ground Air Visual Signal Code"; the international code for visual signals on the ground and in the air. Breitling eventually chose to replace the original Skyracer watch with a new version known as the Skyracer Raven watch displaying a unique way to show the elapsed time of the chronograph on the watch dial. The Skyracer Raven watch features a professional bracelet made of stainless steel with a flip lock deployant buckle and subsequent versions of the Skyracer watch such as the Skyracer Raven watch have been introduced with a Black Diver Pro II Strap and Tang Buckle as an alternate to the stainless steel bracelet featured in the original models of the watch. The steel case of the watch is a standard size for Breitling men's watches at about 42mm and consists of stainless steel, housing an automatic movement within the watch. With a central hour and minute hands, central chronograph seconds and minutes hands, separate chronograph hour and minute hands, small sub-seconds, date display, circular slide rule and a countdown bezel all these features of the Skyracer Raven watch could easily become overwhelming but Breitling is able to combine them with elegance and style creating comfortable and yet strong and robust looking watch.