Aviator Swiss Watches - Vintage Military Pilot
By Kunal Bajaj — July 23, 2013
Aviator Watches
Aviator is the legendary pilot watch brand from Russia, a country which is renowned for its rich aviation history and courageous pilots. Aviator's exceptional watches have served professional military officers, rescuers and pilots and well as aviation watch lovers. From 2006, Aviator has been the official timekeeper of the famous Russian aerobatic team Swifts, pilots of which wear Aviator timepieces and fly the legendary MIG-29 fighter jets for the Russian Air Force.
Since 2011, Aviator watches have also been developed and manufactured in Switzerland's Canton of Jura home of the watchmaking industry. Aviator's elegant, high performance watches combine original designs with the professional skills and experience of its watchmakers, along with sincere passion for the art of fine aviation timepieces.

Swiss made military aviator watches depicting an iconic Russian heritage are made with the intent of providing high quality timepieces for its military. Russia is the largest manufacturer of aviation wristwatches, with a history dating back to 1927 when the Russian government decided to build exclusive timepieces for its military. The direct descendants of these watches are available today in the Aviator line. From highly complicated chronographs to big-dialed, easy-to-read timekeepers, the Aviator watch by Volmax is the culmination of the three quarters of the century of aviation watch development. Aviator watches are milestones of watch keeping as they combine the Swiss skill and the legendary Russian history to create a classic timepiece. 
The history of the Aviator brand is inseparably connected with this desire and with those who make this dream come true every day. It is profoundly inspired by the history of Aviation through the details of Propeller series and the modern speed of aviation with the unparalleled design of MiG series. 
The mission of the Aviator brand is to not only serve with distinction to those who conquer the sky but all those who support them here on ground. It is no accident that Aviator watch design, construction, functionality and ergonomics are reminiscent of airplane dashboard instruments as it represents itself as the official watch amongst the finest military aerobatics teams in the world. 

Vintage Air Cobra

Vintage Air Cobra
Design of these watches is made in a vintage style with the use of original technical decisions. The most original details of the case are crown and pushers. Despite of the vintage style, smart dials with good readability have some contemporary features – applied steel elements and different kinds of embossing. The strap comes in calf leather alligator pattern with pin buckle. The dimension is 45mm, made in sapphire crystal and water resistant upto 100 metres. The Ronda 6003B quartz movement is used for its smooth and high quality mechanical functioning. The quality of the watch is very high and comes at an accessible price. Vintage Air Cobra is available at www.chronowatchcompany.com.

Price : USD 400

 MIG – 4 Cockpit Chrono

MiG- 4 Cockpit Chrono
Inspired from the airplane’s dashboard and instruments, it is made to resemble every pilot’s dream watch. The timepiece is designed to display multifunctional complications, beginning with a chronograph whose add and split functions guarantee flawless precision. The most exclusive feature of the watch is that it records the take-off time and gives an alarm before every key stage of the flight. The MiG Cockpit Chrono, as the name suggests, is an ideal co-pilot at the time in the air and down. The case of the watch is stainless steel black PVT coated with a black dial. It is powered by a Rhonda quartz movement and other features include date, chronograph, luminous dial and split second chrono.  MIG – 4 Cockpit Chrono is available at www.chronowatchcompany.com.

Price : USD 750

Vintage Douglas

Vintage Douglas
The Aviator Vintage Douglas model was designed after the famous American passenger plane Douglas DC-3. This magnificent aerial apparatus was an internationally recognized aviation breakthrough 30s and the 40s of the last century. The watch proudly bears the stigma ‘Swiss made’ and is guaranteed to provide the customers uncompromised accuracy and reliability. The case is in polished stainless steel with a sapphire exhibition back. The movement of the watch is ETA 2824-2 automatic. The dial is in beige colour giving it a classy look and the calf leather alligator straps add to its vintage appeal. The dimension is 45mm and is water resistant upto 50 meters. Vintage Douglas is available at www.chronowatchcompany.com.

Price : USD 850



A limited edition, propeller shaped rotor is made with a Swiss ETA automatic mechanism. The Rotor watch has a distinctive appearance propeller aircraft. The watch size is large, easy to read dial in black colour which perfectly complements the high quality leather strap. The model has a time stamp and is water resistant up to 50 metres. The sapphire crystal comes in anti-reflective coating and a luminous dial. The silver and black combination oozes stylishness and class at the same time, for this vintage style timepiece. Aviator Propeller is available at www.chronowatchcompany.com.

Price : USD 1,000

Vintage Bristol

Vintage Bristol
In 1917, the Bristol Fighter first pierced the enemy sky. Very soon it took pride of place amongst the successful and reliable military vehicles. A distinctive feature of this model is the large body in the style of a pocket watch with unusual legs that create an image of first models of hours of the day. The classic dial on the dashboard like airplane, brown vintage strap epitomise the way its originally attached to the body, like the cockpit. It is a luxurious, military watch with Swiss ETA mechanism having a retro appeal. The case is in polished stainless steel and diameter measures an oversized 43mm. It is a perfect luxury aviation watch embedding all the features of an airplane dashboard. Vintage Bristol is available at www.chronowatchcompany.com.

Price : USD 1,150 

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Aviator Swiss Propeller
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