Breitling was founded in 1884 and ever since then has been known worldwide for producing high quality watches. Breitling watches are probably best known for being tools for aviators, and have been for decades. Over the years Breitling watches have found their way into the world of high end fashion and this is mainly due to their high price tag but also their wonderful stylishness. Nowadays it seems the company is torn between producing high end, high fashion timepieces and quality timepieces for aviators. Even though the price of a Breitling watch is very high, as an owner of one such watch you are guaranteed quality and reliability, two things that are essential for solo air travel. Breitling have also taken on board suggestions from their customers and these suggestions have been incorporated as new features where they were deemed necessary. The features of a Breitling watch are real reason that they are a cut above the rest in the high-end watch market and there is no denying that they are extremely stylish watches. If you look across the whole of the Breitling watch models you are sure to see a good variety but more importantly you will see that all models show a commitment to quality and this is consistent.
The model that is probably the best example of Breitling's commitment to the aviation industry is the Emergency model. This watch is has become renowned for its safety and for any aviator it is the pinnacle of aviator watches. The Emergency watch has a distress feature that is able to send out a signal that will alert all rescue units that are within ninety miles of your location and its usefulness has been proven when it was used to rescue two pilots who had crashed in Antarctica. Another amazing feature of the Emergency model is it is set up for keeping time on a 24 hours clock and it is also accurate to 1 hundredth of a second. This makes this watch perfect for space travel when you would not have any idea whether it was AM or PM. These features are also very helpful if you happen to work above the Arctic Circle when there is full darkness or full daylight.
By looking at the features of any of the Breitling watch models you are clearly able to see that they have been designed primarily for aviators and for any pilot that is searching for the perfect stylish yet useful and essential accessory, then a Breitling watch is definitely the perfect accessory for you. For the non-aviators out there, Breitling watches are still considered a high-end watch and the stylish features coupled with their unrivalled reliability make them a wonderful timepiece to add to your collection.