The Blue Angel Skyhawk A-T Chronograph Men’s Watch, made by Citizen Watch Company, is a technological masterpiece of the Japanese watchmakers. It is a real evidence of the company’s leadership in timekeeping business.
This exceptional product is the official watch of the United States Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron. These skilful aviators, better known by their nickname Blue Angels, are the oldest aerobatic team in the world. Six aircrafts that form Blue Angels performed for the first time in 1946. Since then, this prestigious Navy’s squadron has performed for around 427 million spectators around the world!
Because of its original intent, the Eco-Drive Blue Angels Skyhawk A-T features impressive technological functions and has a distinct appearance and colors that match the emblem of Blue Angels.
This exquisite Citizen watch for men features Eco-Drive, which means that this timepiece is powered by any light, either natural or artificial. The light passes through the crystal and a dial and then it gets converted and stored by a solar cell. This means that all the owners of this groundbreaking watch do not have to worry about batteries, because they have power for the entire lifetime. Even without an additional exposure to the light, Eco-Drive enables this Citizen watch to function for another 6 months!
Another modern function is its revolutionary precision. Citizen’s popular model, named Eco-Drive Blue Angels Skyhawk A-T, has a multi-band atomic receiver which enables radio-controlled accuracy because it synchronizes with the extremely precise atomic watches in North America, Europe and Japan. This Citizen watch for men also includes reliable Japanese quartz chronograph movement.
Multitude of functions
The bezel of the watch is also adapted for pilots and therefore features unidirectional stainless steel bezel with a slide rule for all the necessary calculations. The blue and circular dial is protected with a window made of a resistant and non-reflective mineral. The case of the Eco-Drive Blue Angels Skyhawk A-T is 47 millimeters in diameter and 13 millimeters thick.
The dial of this Citizen model is a combination of analog and digital dials. This product from Citizen Watches for men features luminous hands and markers (it also has digital display light for better readability). Among its many features, this timepiece also has 1/100 second chronograph, 99 minute countdown timer, 2 alarms, world time for 29 time zones and 43 cities, a Greenwich Mean Time display and a perpetual calendar.
This advanced product is also water-resistant to pressures up to 200 meters below surface. Apart from this version, Citizen Watch Company also offers similar Eco-Drive Blue Angels Skyhawk A-T models, marked as models JY0040-55L (titanium bracelet) and JY0050-64L (rubber bracelet).