Aviator MIG Family

Since the 1940s, MIG fighters have honourably served their pilots as they conquer the heights of the skies. MIG planes proved to be excellent not only in military operations, but also in aerobatics.

This is why the aerobatic team “Swifts” chose MIG aircrafts for their flights. As a partner of “Swifts”, the Aviator team was inspired to create a special watch collection devoted to the famous MIG fighters, which would glorify the high-tech era of aviation. This collection includes models named after the most popular MIG aircrafts, which pilots from all corners of the world have dreamt of flying: MIG-21, MIG-25 Foxbat and MIG-29 Fulcrum.

MIG-25 Foxbat
MIG-25 Foxbat is the world’s fastest fighter ever made. After the 1970s, with its 29 absolute world records, the MIG-25 caused numerous problems for its competitors and remained the leader of the sky, up until the 1980s. Foxbat’s still unbeaten world records for the fastest speed and highest altitude ever reached have inspired Aviator to introduce a watch named after this plane.

Typical colours, such as black, green, beige and grey, highlight the model’s military-style design. The chapter ring leaning on the Mach-meter is a reminder of the Foxbat’s extremely high speed, which exceeded the speed of the sound by three times.

Retaining the simple dial design with striking colour contrasts and luminescent materials, the watch provides excellent legibility by day and night. Additionally, the small second indicator at “6 o’clock” resembles an aircraft’s attitude instrument, contributing to the cockpit-style look of the watch. The model is available with textile bracelets reminiscent of the extremely durable belts used by military pilots. Everything about this watch makes its wearers feel as if they are seated in the cockpit of a MIG-25.

Features
• Quartz
• Hours, minutes, date, small second at 6
• Stainless steel / Black coating
• 42 mm
• 10 ATM
• Anti-reflecting Sapphire Crystal
• Black Dial / and other variations
• SuperLuminova luminescent indexes and hands
• Textile strap / rubber band

MIG-29 Fulcrum
The MIG-29 Fulcrum introduced in the early 1980s still retains a superior role in the air. Recognized as one of the worlds most manoeuvrable and tough fighter jets, the MIG-29 is brilliantly used for aerobatic purposes. It is the only military plane that can perform the difficult “tail slide”, manoeuvre, which can only be demonstrated by sports aircrafts and the MIG-29 jet.

MIG-29 GMT
Inspired by the Fulcrum plane’s aerodynamics, Aviator created a watch with a case that is a direct reference to the shape of the Fulcrum’s fuselage. The black-and-white tachymeter ring encircling the dial enables the wearer to measure the distance to target, including the conversion of time intervals to speed. This watch also keeps track of the various time zones.

The dial shows the current local time, but the second time zone indicator designed as an altimeter-like instrument can be adjusted to any time zone entered. Another feature of the dial is that it is produced from extremely durable material, such as black or carbon fibre, which gives the wearer confidence in the most severe conditions.

Features
• Quartz
• Hours, minutes, seconds, date at 3, GMT
• Stainless steel / Black / Black and Gold coating
• 44 mm
• 10 ATM
• Anti-reflecting Sapphire Crystal
• Black Fibre-Carbon Dial
• SuperLuminova luminescent indexes and hands
• Integrated black leather strap

MIG-29 COCKPIT CHRONO
The MIG-29 COCKPIT CHRONO model has an unusual story behind its creation. Despite the jetlag from a long flight, work on the new model began as soon as our designer arrived at the “Swifts” air base. It was there, inside the MIG-29’s cockpit, that the first draft of this watch was developed. The Aviator team wanted to build a watch with a purely instrumental feel and provide multi-functions for the user. The design of the case and dial was barely modified, but based on the MIG-29’s cockpit clock instrument.

The Chronograph’s ADD and SPLIT function enables the sophisticated measurements of a flight, providing flawless precision. The additional crown on the left side not only creates symmetry, but also rotates the internal bezel, which combined with the external one, converts ground speed to the true air speed. With an added alarm function, this watch will keep record of take-off timing and give advance reminders. The classic instrument look, with its elaborate functionality, makes the timepiece the perfect co-pilot for navigating the wearer’s way through life in the air and on the ground.

Features
• Quartz
• Hours, minutes, seconds, date at 4, chronograph
• Stainless steel / Black / Black and Gold coating
• 45 mm
• 10 ATM
• Anti-reflecting Sapphire Crystal
• Black Dial / and other variations
• SuperLuminova luminescent indexes and hands
• Integrated leather strap / Textile band / rubber band

MIG-29 CHRONO
The MIG-29 CHRONO is the sister model of the MIG-29 COCKPIT watch, but unlike the latter’s shape, its case design is inspired by the MIG-29 aircraft’s cutting edge geometrics. Such shape, combined with the sophisticated integrated bracelet, provides the wearer with the perfect fit on the wrist. The SPLIT function embodied in this watch makes it ideal for timing laps or intermediate times of the flight. A particularly conspicuous feature of the chronograph is the second crown at “9 o’clock”.

This can be used to convert speed from kilometres to aeronautical knots and vice versa. The compass-like rotating bezel of the watch helps the wearer to navigate a path in the world’s most remote places. Apart from this, the dial with luminescent indexes laid on the inner side of the glass provides an unusual look reminiscent of a heads-up display of the fighter, which projects information into the pilot’s line of vision. When wearers of this watch check the time, they feel like they are looking through the window of a MIG-29 cockpit.

Features
• Quartz
• Hours, minutes, seconds, date at 4, chronograph
• Stainless steel / Black / Black and Gold coating
• 44 mm
• 10 ATM
• Anti-reflecting Sapphire Crystal
• Black Dial with integrated aviation features
• SuperLuminova luminescent indexes and hands
• Integrated black leather strap

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