John Travolta And North American X-15 Rocket Power Tester Two Great Flying Legends Dance With Breitling Sky
As an internationally renowned movie star, experienced pilot and aviation fanatic, John Travolta has been working with Breitling for more than a decade. In order to perfectly shoot the new Breitling 2015 advertising blockbuster, Breitling, as a close partner of the world’s aviation industry, won the approval of the United States Air Force Flight Test Museum in Edwards, California, and borrowed the famous North American X-15 rocket-powered test machine.
In the picture, John Travolta sits forward, while next to him is another flying legend, the North American X-15 rocket-powered test machine. In the 1960s, the North American X-15 rocket-powered test aircraft completed nearly 200 flights, pushing the limits of the aviation industry and opening the door to human space exploration. It also created two historical records. Commendation history: a record altitude of 107,960 meters in 1963 and a record speed of 7,274 km / h (Mach 6.7) in 1967.
A brand new commercial featuring Travolta and the North American X-1 5 rocket-powered test machine was filmed on the runway of the famous Mojave Aerospace Port in California. As a professional wrist instrument that is precise, reliable, and constantly innovating, the cooperation between Breitling and the two great flying legends is undoubtedly a clear tribute to the ambition of mankind to conquer the sky.
From the day it was founded in 1884, Breitling, Switzerland’s top independent watchmaking brand, has played a vital role in the development of chronographs in the relentless pursuit of excellence and innovation. In 1915, Breitling pioneered the creation of the first independent chronograph button. In 1934, Breitling invented the second independent chronograph button, which established the appearance of a modern chronograph watch. In 1969, Breitling led the world’s first automatic watch. Winding chronograph watch; in 2009, Breitling launched its own self-developed high-performance automatic winding chronograph movement-Breitling’s own 01 movement; in 2014, Breitling launched the first Breitling’s homemade B50 movement with both hands and digital time display function, Re-establish the brand’s pioneering position in the field of technical watchmaking. As of now, Breitling already has 7 self-made movements. At the same time, Breitling is also the only watch brand in the world equipped with the most accurate and reliable movements for its entire series of watches. All movements (including mechanical watches and quartz watches) of all 11 major watches are certified by the Swiss Official Observatory (COSC) ). With precise, reliable and outstanding performance “Professional Wrist Meters”, Breitling has established its solid position as a specialist in precision chronograph watches and a close partner of the world aviation industry.
As a family-owned company, Breitling is also one of the few independent watchmakers in Switzerland. The current head is Théodore Schneider. After five generations, every watch, every movement, every innovation is a challenge and conquest of Breitling’s relentless pursuit of ‘making the most precise timepieces.’ Welcome to the world of Breitling!