“Zenith Pilot Doublematic Replica Watch! Isn’t that a name just destined for aviators’ Add to that all the quality contained in this watch’s beautiful case, and you will have a Zenith.” These few words of Léon Morane, who in 1910 became the first pilot in the world to exceed a speed of 100 km/hour, firmly anchor Zenith in the world of aviation and aeronautical feats.
A Zenith aviator watch was more than just an instrument; it became a faithful co-pilot that backed up the pilot and kept him safe. They had to stand up to temperature variations, magnetic flux, and the vibrations of the aircraft while remaining reliable, accurate, sturdy, and readable.These instruments met the technical requirements imposed by aviation. In that capacity, in the 1930-40s, the Montre d’Aéronef Type 20 by Zenith was carried aloft in many machines, including the famous Caudron planes.
Its mechanical Zenith Pilot Doublematic Replica are a distillation of the manufacture’s historic expertise and the beauty that the freedom of flying leaves behind like a contrail. The Pilot collection is made especially for lovers of aviation and its history, mechanical enthusiasts, and those enamoured with wide-open spaces.Today’s Pilot collection is a worthy legacy from those glory days of aerial conquest. It symbolises discovery and exploration, the love of adventure and the development it brings.
Its watches embody the ambition that motivated these “knights of the sky”: their desire to conquer, master great distances and surpass themselves was reflected in the precision of the timers and watches that accompanied them on their journeys. Zenith was among the first to build aviation instruments.As the 20th century began, the development of air travel created specific needs for precision instruments for use Zenith Replica Watch the airplanes and dirigibles that were crossing oceans and flying over the poles.