Click here for the details of this all original 1971 replica Omega 951297.75 watch Ingenieur with a very rare military inspired face. Hodinkee in IWC, IWC Ingenieur, Vintage Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 11:51AM We know that despite the Omega Speedmaster actually being built as a racing watch, it has since taken on the role of an aviator's watch.It's been to the moon and back, and it's been on board the first solar powered plane to attempt a global flight.And, if Rolex has a pilot's watch and Breitling has a gaggle of pilot's watches (all of them, really), how can Omega not have a dedicated flying timepiece?Well, they did.
It was called the Omega Flightmaster and it was really replica Omega 2177.75 watch something else.It was originally produced in 1969 and featured everything a pilot could want on a watch.This included:A case cut from a single block of Swedish steelA unique jointing system allowing it to function in a complete vaccumA chronograph capable of recording 1/5th of a second for up to 12 hoursA GMT hand capable of telling two times at once (a relatively big deal back then)An inner rotating bezel used to record flight timeAll of the seven hands on this watch (a lot even by today's standards) are color coordinated to match up with the appropriate crown or push button.
For example the sides are polished while parts of the top are brushed, this always is an attractive element when done well.The bezel is easily one replica Rado R25473712 Ladie's watch of the best styled parts of the watch, certainly good looking. Twisting it is a bit hard, and the action could be a tad bit smoother, but it does not have any "give" and will not rattle around like cheap bezels will.