The Promaster assortment from Citizen has garnered large renown since its 1989 debut, since turning into often called a hardy and modern line of dependable, professional-grade timepieces. Increasing the notable assortment is a novel particular version, now seen by way of the Promaster Skyhawk A-T Blue Angels JY8128-56L . Like earlier Skyhawk iterations, the brand new mannequin options an aeronautical-focused aesthetic and performance, all whereas commemorating Citizen’s lengthy standing partnership with the U.S. Navy’s flight demonstration squad, the Blue Angels.
Exuding boldness by means of kind and performance, the sturdy metal watch measures 46mm in diameter. The blue and yellow colorway is a reminder of an over 25-year partnership with the Blue Angels, with the watch’s refined silhouette recalling earlier generations of the Skyhawk mannequin. With a knurled crown within the 3 o’clock place and textured pushers at 2 and 4 o’clock, the design is well operable, but nonetheless protected against any turbulence. Finishing the case is a bi-directional, rotating slide rule bezel that makes the calculation of sophisticated figures like gasoline consumption and pace attainable.
For the dial of the Blue Angels particular version, Citizen opts for a deep, good-looking blue with white and yellow printing, the colour particulars matching the look first seen by way of the watch’s bezel. The dial format is made up of black, backlit LED subdials and digital indicators with white arms ticking atop to show the principle time, with the model harking back to the cockpit gauges of fighter jets. The varied subdials supply a dual-time show, energy reserve indication, operate setting, chronograph readout, and extra. The decrease left quadrant options the Blue Angels wordmark, whereas a blue outer bezel indicators the watch’s celebration of the well-known F18 pilots.
The Promaster Skyhawk A-T boasts atomic timekeeping for 43 cities together with a perpetual calendar characteristic by way of the caliber U680. To make sure time sign reception operate throughout 4 international areas (the U.S., Japan, China, and Europe), the watch makes use of Perfex Multi 300, which ensures an correct time sign is at all times inside vary. The spectacular motion options an Eco-Drive energy, the solar-driven mechanism permitting the watch to run for six months on a full cost when saved from a light-weight supply. Consistent with the attribute sturdiness of all Citizen Promaster watches, the ref. JY8128-56L is shock resistant and provides water resistance as much as 200m.
The brand new Citizen Promaster Blue Angels Skyhawk A-T JY8128-56L is accessible now, each by means of the Citizen’s web site and by way of licensed retailers, with pricing marked at $895.
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