Breitling was founded in 1884 by Léon Breitling in Saint-Imier. The watch maker specialises in chronometers that are popular with aviators / pilots. The brand is partnered with many aviation and jet manufactures around the world.
Notable acclaims are creation of the 24 hour dial, which was first worn by Scott Carpenter on his 1962 space flight to distinguish day from night. Also the use of its watches by the Royal Air Force in World War 2.
Popular models for Pilots are the Navitimer & Emergency. The SuperOcean is popular with divers.
Famous people who sport the brand are Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, David Beckham, Gordon Ramsey, Harrison Ford, John Travolta, Leonardo Di Caprio …
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