According to the watch house, Breitling, an aviation brand famous for its flight watches, recently announced a major news. The brand has appointed Jim DiMatteo, a former Navy pilot, as a flight consultant for Breitling Aviation. The brand admits that Jim DiMatteo’s addition will also make it more popular in the United States.
Jim DiMatteo himself also expressed his great honor to be a member of Breitling. Among the watches and clocks of the Institute, he believes that Breitling is one of the world’s outstanding watch brands. This cooperation will also let more Americans understand that the brand is Achievements unmatched in aviation.
Former U.S. Navy pilot Jim DiMatteo, who has held several leadership positions in the aviation field, has now joined the EAA Board and has been appointed as Vice-Chairman responsible for AirVenture. In this role, he will be responsible for the coordination and management of the annual EAA AirVenture Oshkkosh Fly-in event.
Recently DiMatteo retired under the rank of Captain of the United States Navy, and he has achieved many impressive achievements, including leading the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of Naval Aviation nationwide in 2011. During more than 20 years of service in the Navy, he has flown more than 5,000 hours on 5 fighter jets and performed 72 combat strikes during Operation Gulf War Desert Storm.
DiMatteo is also the commander of the TOPGUN simulated enemy squadron in Florida and Nevada (US Navy’s aircraft carriers VFC-111 and VFC-13 squadrons). During his tenure, his squadron won the “Navy Triple Crown” —combat operations The highest honor for safety, security, and maintenance. After achieving this achievement, DiMatteo was promoted to a position reporting directly to Naval Aviation Command, responsible for all TOPGUN mock enemy programs. From 2006 to 2010, he became the International Racing Director of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship. DiMatteo holds an engineering degree from the University of California, Berkeley.
Breitling, founded in 1884, is one of the world’s top watches. Breitling, with its wings, has been associated with aviation since its birth. Regardless of product design or marketing methods, Breitling has a “lip-to-tooth relationship” with aviation. ‘A clear image is the main key to brand identity. For example, the NAVITIMER series, the design of its circular flying slider is an absolute flying concept.’