Aeromaster Steel Chronograph

Referenz: 656.10.10

For pilots who spend their lives above the clouds, items necessary for a hard day’s flying must be simple and purposeful. Good readability, robustness, anti-reflective glass and a glare-free case are the most important performance characteristics. Just like the original FORTIS B-42 model, the 656.10.10 FORTIS Aeromaster Steel Chronograph takes up the reins of these properties and perfects them, right down to the smallest detail.

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Expert opinion:

The clear readability of the white numerals and indices on the black face illuminate green in the dark and are sunk flush with the outside ring of the face in a timely process, thereby improving readability by a multiple. Despite the chronograph function, FORTIS has managed to maintain this readability. The purist design of the permanent small second display in particular has a big role to play here. The Valjoux 7750 doesn’t just the hour and minute hands, and the date display, it also offers the chronometry-typical start-stop function. Specially produced for the models in the Aeromaster series, FORTIS offers the right wristbands to perfectly match the shape of the housing.

Expert opinion:

  • movement

    VAL 7750 N 48 h power reserve, 25 jewels

  • case

    42 mm Ø stainless steel with glass case back, sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating on both sides, water-resistant 20 bar

  • packaging

    leather box, instruction manual including international warranty

  • dial/hands

    raised triangle, dots, numbers, cut indices, triangle, dots, numbers, cut indices and hands with white Superluminova, green afterglow

  • function

    chronograph, hour, minute, permanent small second, 12 hour and 30 minute counter, day/date indication

  • options

    leather strap, metal bracelet, rubber strap, alligator strap