Pilot watches are known for being big, bold and functional – the ultimate man watch.
Here are three of the best (clockwise from top)
Breitling Navitimer 01 $11,270
Yes, it’s a functional pilot watch. But it’s also a man’s man timepiece, the sort you’d wear because you want the world to believe you could wrestle a bear to the ground with your bare hands, while still being on first-name terms with
Oris Royal Flying Doctor Service II $2600
Swiss watches rarely tap into Aussie heritage. But Oris’ new pilot watch supports the Flying Doctor Service, donating a chunk of each sale to the iconic outback service. Standout features include a pulsometer to allow doctors to track a patient’s heart rate.
Luminox Raptor 9240 $1700
This chronograph is crafted from ultra lightweight titanium with tritium lights on the hands, hour markers and bezel pip to make it easy to read even on the darkest night mission. Light fantastic indeed.