Category Archives: Aviation

The Russians and their timekeeping devices

Soviet watches are not collector’s items in general but frankly, that’s part of their charm. It’s the Russian watch under discussion which, despite their list of tech specs making them look like many-an-other sub-$1000 dive watches, they feel much more unique. Were Russians successful in making watches? Or are they, now? Success – as it

Insignificant blotters – I : Gonzo’s Sunday late-night thoughts about watches

It was one of those days you’ve had more than your share of outdoor merriment and fun and you are home by dusk, making room for some great indoor fun to end the day happily; sated. That’s about some reading, a good drink; good food and if an idea strikes then penning it down. “So

AVI-8: Taking a different flight

Aviation history and watches go almost hand in hand. Brands zero-in on some particular aspects; it makes the brand special. AVI-8 does the same thing; their specialty is in keeping the aircrafts’ designs intact which inspire their watches. The story behind AVI-8 AVI-8 reads as avi-ate i.e. Aviate. In simple words: Fly an aircraft. That’s