Jim Dimatteo Appointed As Breitling Aviation Flight Consultant

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.’

Longines Watch Hong Kong Equestrian Masters Elegantly Ended German Rider Kristin Arman Won Longines Grand Prix Laurel

(February 12, 2017, Hong Kong, China / Soymia, Switzerland) The 2017 Longines Hong Kong Equestrian Masters came to an end. German rider Kristin Armantze rides the horse racing Caribis Z Watch Grand Prix ‘won the crown. The Longines Hong Kong Equestrian Masters held in Hong Kong this time is the third event after the Los Angeles Equestrian Masters in October and the Paris Equestrian Masters in December last year. It is also the finale of the year. Longines is honored as the title partner and official timekeeper of the event, and presents the Longines Riding Series as the designated watch for the event. At the same time, Longines launched a collection of military flag collections at the competition site, bringing together a number of fine masterpieces from the birth of the series, in praise of the 60th anniversary of the birth of the military flag series.

Longines Hong Kong Masters Equestrian Awards

   Following the Los Angeles Equestrian Masters in October last year and the Paris Equestrian Masters in December last year, the Longines Hong Kong Equestrian Masters was held in Hong Kong as the finale of the year’s competition. Generous bonuses. Longines is the title partner and official timekeeper of the event.

Rider Kristin Almanze rides the horse racing Caribis Z, winning the Longines Grand Prix

Rutger Bierbaumser rides Casello on horseback and finishes second in ‘Longines Grand Prix’

Rider Marx Kunnerze rides Cornet Kalua to win third place in Longines Grand Prix

   In the ‘Longines Grand Prix’ held on Sunday afternoon, German rider Kristin Armantze won the horse race with Caribis Z. German ‘father of equestrian’ Rudd Bielbaum and Austrian rider Marc Kunner ranked second and third. Guo Fucheng, Longines’ elegant ambassador, came to the scene to watch the wonderful performance of each rider, and presented the winners a beautiful Longines timepiece.

Rider Daniel Dusser rides Happiness van T Paradijs to win the 2017 Longines Speed ​​Challenge

   Longines also presented the exciting “Longines Speed ​​Challenge”. In the end, Happiness van T Paradijs, a German rider, won the championship. Swiss player Schouze and Ireland started with Portram Allen in second and third place.

‘Longines Speed ​​Challenge’ Award Ceremony

   At the same time, Longines presents the Longines Riding Series watch as the official watch for the event. This timepiece is inspired by the harness of the exclusive Francis mountain horse of Switzerland. It is inspired by the rectangular buckle on the stable. It continues the elegant tradition of Longines and also houses the brand’s equestrian sport. Extraordinary enthusiasm.

Longines Elegant Ambassador Guo Fucheng visited the 2017 Longines Hong Kong Equestrian Masters

   For more than a century, Longines has devoted itself to equestrian sports with its long tradition of watchmaking and precise timing technology, serving as the official timekeeper for various world equestrian events, and has continued to promote the development of the competition with technological innovation. The “Longines Positioning and Timing System”, which came out in 2015, provides more accurate and reproducible real-time data for horse racing by tracking and providing real-time data on horse race position, race ranking, distance between races, and horse speed during the race. , Which reflects Longines’s excellence in timing. The rider’s precision skills in harnessing horses, the extraordinary courage to face obstacles, and his love and dedication to equestrian sports also complement Longines’ pursuit of precise timing and elegant attitude.

1957-2017 Longines Military Flag Series ‘exhibition site

   During the competition, in order to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the birth of the military flag series, Longines opened the exhibition ‘1957-2017 Longines military flag series’ exhibition. Several classic watch masterpieces left the Longines Museum in Switzerland for the first time and were exhibited at the event. Visitors can also browse more historical information through the on-site digital interactive device.

Photo of Longines Elegant Ambassador Guo Fucheng with Longines Global President Mr. Huoke Nuo

   Longines’ first flag series watch was launched in 1957. This classic timepiece has won the favor of many watch friends with its white dial, slim profile and delicate buckle, and has become an enduring watch series. Combining classic elegant design and pure watchmaking craftsmanship, the military flag series watches are named after the commander of the warship holding the military flag flying in the wind and fearing the waves at sea. Longines also embodies this spirit in this new style. Engraved with a warship pattern on the back.
   Today, to celebrate the flag series as a symbol of quality, precision and excellence, Longines has launched the 60th anniversary limited edition replica watch of the flag series, which is divided into stainless steel and 18K gold. And rose gold. Among them, gold and rose gold watches are each limited to 60 pieces, and stainless steel watches are limited to 1957 pieces. The 38.5 mm case is equipped with the L609 mechanical movement. The matte silver dial is decorated with 4 Arabic numerals and 8 metal hour markers, and is painted in gold or rose gold. Like the original 60 years ago, each watch is engraved with a warship pattern on the back. This model comes with a brown leather strap.

Longines Army Flag Series 60th Anniversary Limited Edition Rose Gold Watch

Watch number: L4.817.8.76.2 suggested retail price: new product is not priced
In commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the release of the flag series, Longines launched the 60th anniversary limited edition replica rose gold watch. The watch has a diameter of 38.5 mm and is equipped with a mechanical movement L609 in a rose gold case. The matte silver dial is decorated with 4 Arabic numerals and 8 metal hour markers, and is painted in rose gold. Like the original 60 years ago, each watch is engraved with a warship pattern on the back. This model comes with a brown leather strap. Rose gold model, limited edition of 60 pieces.

Longines Army Flag Series 60th Anniversary Limited Edition 18K Gold Watch

Watch number: L4.817.6.76.2 suggested retail price: new product is not priced
In commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the release of the flag series, Longines launched the 60th anniversary limited edition replica 18K gold watch. The watch has a diameter of 38.5 mm and is equipped with a mechanical movement L609 in an 18K yellow gold case. The matte silver dial is decorated with 4 Arabic numerals and 8 metal hour markers, painted in gold. Like the original 60 years ago, each watch is engraved with a warship pattern on the back. This model comes with a brown leather strap. 18K yellow gold, limited edition of 60 pieces.

60th Anniversary Limited Edition Longines Steel Watch

Watch number: L4.817.4.76.2 suggested retail price: new product is not priced
In commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the release of the military flag series, Longines launched the 60th anniversary limited edition replica steel watch. The watch has a diameter of 38.5 mm and is equipped with a mechanical movement L609 in a stainless steel case. The matte silver dial is decorated with 4 Arabic numerals and 8 metal hour markers, and is painted in rose gold. Like the original 60 years ago, each watch is engraved with a warship pattern on the back. This model comes with a brown leather strap. Stainless steel watch, limited edition of 1957 pieces.