Breitling Extend Red Arrows Partnership With Aerospace Special Edition

Breitling Extend Red Arrows Partnership With Aerospace Special Edition

Breitling, renowned as the leading supplier of aviation watches, has launched their Aerospace Red Arrows Special Edition, extending their sponsorship of the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team.

Limited to 350 pieces worldwide, the debut continues Breitling’s series of exclusive collaborations with the Royal Air Force, as the only luxury watch brand granted permission to feature the distinctive emblems of its celebrated aerobatic team. The design brings together Breitling’s greatest strengths in military pilot watches – innovative technology and design efficiency, a robust and light titanium case and a sleek retro aesthetic – for all round wearability.

In 1985, Breitling launched the Aerospace as one of the most innovative designs of its time – a multifunction chronograph equipped with state-of-the-art Swiss technology. The easy-to-use and easy-to-wear timepiece was quickly regarded as a quintessential tool for fast-jet pilots owing to its advanced control system, with crown activated functionality providing unprecedented simplicity of use.

The Red Arrows Edition references the original Aerospace with a powerful and technical-sleek retro style, completed with the Red Arrows trademark “Diamond Nine” flight formation on the blue dial, while the Eclat crest is engraved on the caseback. Equipped with an officially chronometer-certified SuperQuartz™ calibre, it is distinguished by a user-friendly control system with crown-activated functions including 1/100th of a second chronograph, countdown timer, second time zone, alarm, audible time signal (minute repeater), calendar, and a backlighted LCD digital display – a concentration of power and technical sophistication designed to accompany all day or night flights.

“We are proud that Breitling and the Red Arrows have one of the longest running relationships between a watch brand and a military display team. A relationship built on shared values, precision timing and excellence and a trust in our designs and functionality, as the pilots continue to wear our watches whilst testing the limits in their breath-taking displays. This Aerospace – elevated with Red Arrows insignia – is a long-requested edition that we have great pleasure in making available to the public for the first time.”

Gavin Murphy, Managing Director, Breitling UK

“Timing is critical to the world-class, dynamic displays and colourful flypasts synonymous with the Red Arrows. The team has to arrive at the right place, at the right time anywhere around the world, to the second – often with millions watching in-person or many more enjoying the performances via global media coverage. This precision and attention-to-detail are hallmarks shared by the Red Arrows and Breitling. But our mutual dedication and focus goes further than that. We’re pleased to have such a longstanding relationship with another organisation that understands how to combine this unrelenting requirement for precision with creativity, innovation and style.”

Squadron Leader Tom Bould, Red 1 and Team Leader of the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team

Breitling has minted a special commemorative coin officially authorised by the Ministry of Defence to be gifted with each purchase of the Limited-Edition Aerospace. The large, 2-inch diameter coin, made of a pure zinc alloy, is engraved with the emblematic and unmistakable “Diamond Nine”, and the Breitling heritage “B” on the reverse, and comes exclusively with the purchase of each Red Arrows Aerospace timepiece.

The Breitling Aerospace Red Arrows Special Edition is available from Breitling, Breitling Boutiques and stockists across the United Kingdom. Priced £3,500.

Technical Specifications:


Reference: E793636E1C1E1

Limited to 350 pieces


Caliber: Breitling Caliber 79

Diameter: 43 millimeters

Depth: 10.8 millimeters

Battery Life: approx. 3 to 4 years

Chronograph: 1/100th second, to 59 min. 59,99 sec. then hrs/min/sec. to 48hrs max

Other functions: Countdown timer, 2nd timezone, alarm, minute repeater

Display: LCD digital display, display backlighting, EOL indicator

Certification: COSC-certified


Material: titanium

Diameter: 43 millimeters

Height: 52 millimeters

Water resistance: up to 10 bar (330 ft)

Glass: sapphire, glareproofed both sides

Caseback: satin back titanium “Red Arrows” , screwed in

Crown: non-screw-locked, two gaskets, integrated pushpiece

Bezel: unidirectional, ratcheted


Blue Dial with Red Arrows Diamond Nine


Brushed titanium 3-row bracelet


RRP £3,500.00

For more information please visit Breitling

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