Breitling Watch Aviator 8 Automatic 41. A17315101B1X1. Capturing the essence and design DNA of Breitling’s first pilots’ watches, this stunning Breitling Aviator 8 Automatic 41 proves once and for all that the Swiss watch manufacturer means business in the skies. Company founder Willy Breitling and his Huit Aviation Department is carried on in its design that is inspired by the legendary watches found within the Breitling watch collections in the 1930’s. It’s statement 41mm stainless steel case is fitted with a unique bidirectional ratcheted bezel designed to be easy to handle even when wearing gloves. The eye catching black dial on this Breitling Aviator 8 watch continues to prove its worth with highly legible Arabic numerals and large propeller styled hour and minute hands coated in glow in the dark Superluminova. Housed above the dial is sapphire crystal glass which not only provides incredible scratch resistance but has been coated in an anti-reflective treatment for even better readability. The case is fitted with a screw down crown and solid closed case back to assist in its 100 metre water resistance. Hidden behind the case back is the Breitling 17 automatic winding movement, a Swiss made calibre that has been COSC certified to be accurate to -4 to +6 seconds a day. The movement also provides central hands for hour, minute and seconds, a date window at 6 o clock and a power reserve of 40 hours.