Review of Zenith Pilot Montre d’Aéronef Type 20

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Watches retro the Pilot Montre – limited collector’s edition, and refers to the experimental heritage watch manufacturer. The greatest example – rather huge Pilot Montre d’Aéronef Type 20 57.5 mm wide.

So what are all these clocks and why Zenith felt the need to make such a watch that the width of about 60 mm? All have long believed that the clock in a wide diameter made in the distant past, oblivious to the fact that such a good big clock.

Sometimes really good move on to something new (or so to speak – old). Lovers of vintage watches, or as they are now fashionable to call – a retro style, not just waiting for an exciting brand of the Zenith, and watches, which were created in fairly ordinary ancient time, which nowadays seem exotic. Perhaps there is nothing exotic in most of the old clock. Only a select few of the brand, such as the Zenith, are really interested in the retro lovers in the old clock.

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Zenith Pilot Montre Type 20

It’s not like that in the hours Zenith Pilot Montre d’Aeronef type 20 mechanisms themselves are old, but the project since the 1960s, and really has not changed. The famous caliber 5011 – Zenith today still makes for some special pocket watches, parts of mechanisms and to create some school wall clock. These 5011 have been designed to be very accurate. They are 57.5 mm wide and has a lot of fancy features that you would like to see in the hours that have been designed to be accurate and durable.

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Hovering at 18,000 vibrations per hour, at the 5011 calibers has a separate mechanism to stop the second hand and synchronize the clock with the correct time. This means that the shock absorbers disposed on the flywheels, which improve the exact setting. It provides an excellent guaranteed work, without losing its ancient beauty.

With such a large size of 57.5 mm wide, Zenith needed in great detail, fit into a wristwatch. Functionally, the watch has a second-hand auxiliary drive, and power reserve indicator. Without this feature, the clock would be frivolous. With 48 hours of power reserve caliber, 5011 is also certified by the COSC chronometer. Zenith – these are the best watches, and one of the most accurate.

The watch has a beautiful titanium dial directly. It’s really beautiful vintage watches. Clever and a little slyly entered the Zenith, placing the word, “special” (special) on the dial in gold style. This watch, while might look too big on the wrist and be beautifully presented projects that can easily enjoy the majority of people, vintage and retro lover’s watch. These they do a few things: large arrow clearly visible, easy to read markers hours and a remarkable contrast dial. Plus, the titanium dial makes the watch quite easy.


Zenith puts the polished cover, which shows a limited amount of output. Watch with a strap calfskin handmade titanium buckle. Zenith Pilot Montre d’Aeronef are the proud reminder in the history of the pilot. The limited edition collection will only be 250 hours. The price is $300.

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