Instruments for flight

Instruments for flight

 Ultimate trust is the key to designing instruments for flight - perfect accuracy and total clarity when in the cockpit. The new Farer Pilot collection features a soft-iron Faraday cage, conducting magnetic interference away from the movement to ensure reliable timekeeping. While the utilitarian aesthetics and big dial designs allow clear legibility in the most demanding conditions. Built for modern explorers, above the clouds or on the ground.

Cayley Verde

Anti-Magnetic Pilot automatic watch with deep green quadrant dial and Granolo leather strap.

A bold and distinctive California dial layout which splits the numerals on the dial between Roman and Arabic for absolute clarity.

€885.00
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Cayley Azul

Anti-Magnetic Pilot automatic watch with steel blue quadrant dial and Granolo leather strap.

An eye-catching timepiece with a subtle sunray finish across the cut quadrant dial, and oversized bevel edge finish.

€885.00
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Bradfield

Anti-Magnetic Pilot automatic watch with stepped ring white dial and Granolo leather strap.

A watch reduced to the essentials by day, with legibility a top priority at night through the use of cast Grade A Super-LumiNova luminescent detailing.

€885.00
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Morgan

Anti-Magnetic Pilot automatic watch with matte black outer ridged dial and Horween leather strap.

Inspired by the original purpose in the cockpit as robust and reliable navigational instruments, the dial is designed with outer minute markings for high legibility.

€895.00
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DIAL
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HIGH LEGIBILITY

The dials reflect on their original purpose in the cockpit as robust and reliable navigational instruments with high legibility at the core of the distinctive designs. Following the function over form mantra, the dials have been reduced to the bare essentials with bold hands, clear markings and controlled use of colour. The physically big 38mm dials but very wearable size, is cleverly achieved by being held in a pure vertical 39mm case - creating the very maximum size dial without having an overly large external shaped case on the wrist.

HIGH LEGIBILITY

The dials reflect on their original purpose in the cockpit as robust and reliable navigational instruments with high legibility at the core of the distinctive designs. Following the function over form mantra, the dials have been reduced to the bare essentials with bold hands, clear markings and controlled use of colour. The physically big 38mm dials but very wearable size, is cleverly achieved by being held in a pure vertical 39mm case - creating the very maximum size dial without having an overly large external shaped case on the wrist.

HIGH LEGIBILITY

The dials reflect on their original purpose in the cockpit as robust and reliable navigational instruments with high legibility at the core of the distinctive designs. Following the function over form mantra, the dials have been reduced to the bare essentials with bold hands, clear markings and controlled use of colour. The physically big 38mm dials but very wearable size, is cleverly achieved by being held in a pure vertical 39mm case - creating the very maximum size dial without having an overly large external shaped case on the wrist.

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SUPER-LUMINOVA

Intricate solid castings and fine applications of the highest Grade A Super-LumiNova pigments have been utilised across the collection to deliver the highest possible afterglow performance. Creating one of the most important features for a pilot watch - the presence of bright lume for reading the time with ease day or night. The effect of the lume is further boosted with the application of anti-reflective treatment inside and out of the domed sapphire crystal, meaning nothing is reflected back into the dial for blurred readings.

SUPER-LUMINOVA

Intricate solid castings and fine applications of the highest Grade A Super-LumiNova pigments have been utilised across the collection to deliver the highest possible afterglow performance. Creating one of the most important features for a pilot watch - the presence of bright lume for reading the time with ease day or night. The effect of the lume is further boosted with the application of anti-reflective treatment inside and out of the domed sapphire crystal, meaning nothing is reflected back into the dial for blurred readings.

SUPER-LUMINOVA

Intricate solid castings and fine applications of the highest Grade A Super-LumiNova pigments have been utilised across the collection to deliver the highest possible afterglow performance. Creating one of the most important features for a pilot watch - the presence of bright lume for reading the time with ease day or night. The effect of the lume is further boosted with the application of anti-reflective treatment inside and out of the domed sapphire crystal, meaning nothing is reflected back into the dial for blurred readings.

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FARADAY CAGE

Pilot’s watches were born from function. A cockpit is one of the most magnetic environments a watch will encounter and can have detrimental effect on a watch - slowing, speeding or even stopping a movement. Thanks to our Faraday soft-iron inner cage - any harmful magnetic fields are neutralised around the Swiss Made SELLITA SW200-1 movement, delivering a high level of anti-magnetic protection at ISO 764 Certification: 500 Gauss. The screw down case back has been finished in highly polished steel with the Farer anti-magnetic marque showing the protection of the Faraday cage within.

FARADAY CAGE

Pilot’s watches were born from function. A cockpit is one of the most magnetic environments a watch will encounter and can have detrimental effect on a watch - slowing, speeding or even stopping a movement. Thanks to our Faraday soft-iron inner cage - any harmful magnetic fields are neutralised around the Swiss Made SELLITA SW200-1 movement, delivering a high level of anti-magnetic protection at ISO 764 Certification: 500 Gauss. The screw down case back has been finished in highly polished steel with the Farer anti-magnetic marque showing the protection of the Faraday cage within.

FARADAY CAGE

Pilot’s watches were born from function. A cockpit is one of the most magnetic environments a watch will encounter and can have detrimental effect on a watch - slowing, speeding or even stopping a movement. Thanks to our Faraday soft-iron inner cage - any harmful magnetic fields are neutralised around the Swiss Made SELLITA SW200-1 movement, delivering a high level of anti-magnetic protection at ISO 764 Certification: 500 Gauss. The screw down case back has been finished in highly polished steel with the Farer anti-magnetic marque showing the protection of the Faraday cage within.

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