Hamilton presents a limited edition Khaki Aviation Converter Automatic Chronograph collection to mark 10 years of collaboration with Air Zermatt.
Founded in 1968, Air Zermatt is one of the most high-level aerial rescue operations in the world, with a team of 75 pilots, paramedics, technicians and support staff, a fleet of 11 helicopters, and a training school.
The Khaki Aviation Converter Automatic Chronograph is a watch designed for both the thrill and the skill of flying. Its logarithmic ‘slide-rule’ bezel enables pilots to perform crucial calculations while in flight, for critical factors like airspeed, distance, fuel consumption and flight time.
The new Air Zermatt limited edition chronograph draws its colors from the rescue team’s famous livery of red helicopters stamped with the glacier-blue Air Zermatt logo. Against a black dial, the all-important chronograph elements are highlighted with subdials in a blue gradient, and the seconds hand stands out in bright red. Markings on the bezel calculator are also in glacier blue.
The famous Air Zermatt logo is printed upon the open case back. The exclusive H-21-Si chronograph movement is capable to handle the turbulence and fast-changing conditions of mountain rescue flying. Its silicon balance spring resists any magnetic fields from cockpit instrumentation while ensuring temperature stability and precise timekeeping in the most perilous rescues.
Only 988 pieces of this limited edition Khaki Aviation Converter Automatic Chronograph for Air Zermatt will be produced – one for every Air Zermatt mission flown to the Matterhorn as of January 2021.
Available worldwide, they will be delivered in unique packaging inspired by the Emergency Location Transmitter (ELT) device carried aboard Air Zermatt’s helicopters.
Model: Hamilton Khaki Aviation Converter Auto Chrono
Reference number: H76706730
Stainless steel case
Lug width: 22mm
Screw down crown
Glass: Sapphire crystal with double anti-reflective coating
Water resistance: 10 bar (100 m)
Hands Nickeled hour and minute hands with Super-LumiNova®, nickeled central chronograph hand with red tip
H-21-Si automatic chronograph movement with 60-hour power reserve and day date function, silicon balance spring
Black calf leather strap with H-buckle
Recommended retail price
CHF 2295/ EUR 2145/ USD 2395