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The colloquial term flyboy was and is often used to describe a pilot belonging to the air force. Ever since the turn of military aviation in WWI – the term has stuck as a casual reference to describe young men, who if they were boys on the ground were definitely not boys in the air. Their heroism, swagger and bravado – especially in the hair-raising days of open cockpit combat have been immortalized in modern history. This irrepressible group with their undeniable charisma and sense of duty – inspire this range of casual timepieces. The military colors and influence in shape give credence and strength to this line of watches designed with panache and flair.
The Genuine Leather Nato Strap attached to the watch is beautifully supple -and will wear to add more character and charm over years of use. The solid and robust stainless steel construction while simple in design, belies the subtle detailing of the coin edge crown with roundel embossing, or the slightly textured dial face that sets off the large visible, luminous indexes with some harmony to the rest of the timepiece. Powered by the robust, accurate and ever reliable precision Miyota Japanese Self-winding automatic movements visible through the exhibition see through case back - the Flyboy is an exception example of Avi-8s blending of timepiece fashion, history and style.
Avi-8 timepieces present a collection of fashion forward timepieces that nod elegantly to air force pilots from which the brand finds its aesthetic inspiration. Slim clean watch cases are attached to nylon bands in various colored patters that are designed and inspired from the ribbon brooch bars that celebrate the heroics and achievements of these pilots and "flyboy's" of yesteryear. With a choice of 2 separate bands that match the casehead – this set offers versatility and variety with ease. This is a perfect timepiece to wear with flair, with the spirit of adventure and bravery that this collection of timepieces celebrates. With Japanese-quartz precision timekeeping powering this timepiece – this is a timepiece designed to deliver accuracy and function as it is a stylish update to your wardrobe.
Presenting the classic look of the FlyBoy, the FlyBoy-4029 collection displays a clean dial face with a luminous index for easy readability. The dial face is highlighted by a sturdy stainless steel construction perfect for every occasion. With the AV-4029 also comes a selection of three differently colored nato straps, giving the AV-4029 an unique ability for customization. Powered by a Japanese quartz precision movement, the AV-4029 combines fashion and function to create the ultimate timepiece.
AVI-8 The range of AVI-8 timepieces are inspired by both men and machines of some of the most significant periods in aviation history. Paying tribute to iconic aircraft and the brave men who endured adverse conditions, to fly and to fight and to win, these timepieces are a reminder of the guts, determination and sheer will of those who pushed minds and muscle in the development of cutting edge aircraft whose role was critical to the very defense of a nation. Each timepiece is designed with an eye for detailing found in the world of aviation and with a spirit from the period when these great planes flew. Built to exacting specifications of durability, legibility and functionality - these are no mere watches but critical pieces of instrumentation as useful to professional and enthusiasts alike.
Faster, further, higher—Aviation exemplifies Man’s desire to fly and soar above the Earth…
The best engineers, scientists, designers, and pilots have combined over the years to produce cutting-edge machines that were designed for the crucial purpose of a country’s defense. Drawing on the absolute best in materials and resources, a series of iconic planes have emerged over the years that serve as a benchmark to look upon in man’s progress in the sky.
Our collection of timepieces seeks to honor both the aircraft and the untold story of the airmen who have dedicated themselves both in and out of the cockpit to bring these incredible machines to life.
|Brand, Seller, or Collection Name||AVI-8|
|Dial window material type||Mineral|
|Case material||Stainless steel|
|Case diameter||38 millimeters|
|Case Thickness||10 millimeters|
|Band length||Men's Standard|
|Band width||22 millimeters|
|Bezel material||Stainless steel|
|Special features||Quartz, stainless steel, White|
|Water resistant depth||165 Feet|