Breitling cheap released AVI Ref last year. 765 1953 Re-Edition is Navitimer’s sturdy and low-tech cousin. Now, with the launch of the new Super AVI series inspired by Re-Edition, this design will become Breitling’s flagship product. The watch that debuted was called Super AVI B04 Chronograph GMT 46, and there were five versions, each of which was named after one of the four famous World War II aircraft.
Although there are five different versions, the technical specifications are basically the same. They all have a 46 mm diameter shell and are water resistant to 100 meters. The oversized crown is located at the 3 o’clock position, with two chronograph buttons on both sides. Four of the watches are made of stainless steel, and the fifth Breitling boutique is made of red gold. Similarly, four of them are made of knurled bezels with materials that match the case, and the last one is made of ceramic bezels, although this time it is not a boutique version. Super AVI B04
The dial layout is also the same, even if the colors vary from reference (we will break it down for now). This is a tricompax chronograph with small seconds at 9 o’clock, 12-hour timer at 6 o’clock, and 30-minute timer at 3 o’clock. The date window also intersects the bottom subdial. The red pointed GMT pointer points to the 24-hour scale occupying the periphery of the dial, replacing the traditional tachymeter of the chronograph to provide a second time zone function.
Inside, they are equipped with a Breitling B04 automatic movement with a 70-hour power reserve. This may be the biggest deviation from the original Re-Edition, because that watch is equipped with a B09 manual movement. B04 is usually an easier-to-use movement because it is self-winding and has additional functions such as date, while the original version does not
Okay, let’s dive into the essence of the five versions. As mentioned earlier, each model pays tribute to a specific World War II aircraft in a manner similar to Breitling’s recent car painting Top Times.