AVI-8 has been round for the previous decade producing watches that closely draw on aviation inspiration. Their assortment is stuffed with sure-fire pilot’s watches together with the likes of huge crowns and chronographs furnished with daring numerical markers round their signature expansive dials. Every watch not solely integrates bodily components of a selected plane inside its design, however pays tribute to the varied historic occasions of navy aviation and the exceptional those that had been part of it. AVI-8 continues this custom with the current announcement of their restricted version P-51 Mustang Chronograph that honors the legendary Tuskegee Airmen.
The P-51 Mustang Tuskegee Airmen Chronograph is available in two distinct variations. The primary, a black dial with pink and yellow accents often known as the ‘Illinois’. And the second, a silver dial with navy blue subdials, in addition to pink and yellow accents dubbed the ‘Alabama’. Each names are derived from the airfields the place the Tuskegee Airmen did their coaching; The Tuskegee Military Airfield in Alabama, and the lesser recognized airfield, Chanute Area in Illinois, which was the place the 99th Pursuit Squadron, the primary ever unit of the Tuskegee Airmen, had been activated earlier than the beginning of World Conflict II.