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What is the Breitling Chronomat Flying Fish?

The Breitling Chronomat 44 Flying Fish AB0110 is a notable addition to Breitling's distinguished line of timepieces. It is both a tribute to the brand's legacy & and a testament to modern engineering.

Herbert Nitsch Breitling Ambassador

Meet Herbert Nitsch

Breitling partners with an airline pilot who is also a world record-holder for freediving, so is experiences with both great heights and extreme depths. Famously known as "The Flying Fish" for obvious reasons.

As a pioneer in the world of freediving, Nitsch holds the remarkable distinction of being the sole individual to dive to an astonishing depth of 700 feet (214 meters) on a single breath. Now, he sets his sights on a new milestone: breaking the legendary 1,000-foot barrier, plunging an astounding 305 meters beneath the ocean's surface. Nitsch's unwavering determination and unmatched skill continue to captivate the world as he pushes the boundaries of human achievement in the realm of underwater exploration.

The Breitling Chronomat Flying Fish

Inspired by Herbert Nitsch, the Breitling AB011010 is also nicknamed "The Flying Fish". Nitsch's ability to fly the skies and dive the depths is reflected in the Chronomat 44. This particular example of Chronomat, originally designed as a military aviation chronograph, features an improved water resistance up to 500 meters make it a practical choice for both divers and pilots.

Constructed with a stainless steel case and featuring a unidirectional rotating bezel, the Chronomat 44 Flying Fish also features a brushed steel finish to its case, setting it aside from other Chronomat models.

In summary, the Breitling Chronomat 44 Flying Fish AB0110...

Pays homage to both Breitling's legacy and Herbert Nitsch's extraordinary achievements. As a fusion of heritage and functionality, it remains a timeless companion for those who seek both style and substance in their timepieces.

Find our Flying Fish in stock HERE.

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