The flyback function is a historic feature created by Longines in 1936 and originally developed for pilots. This function allows the wearer to reset the timer while it is running and restart it at the same time. This operation can be easily performed with just one push of a push button. Here, our two ticking enthusiasts Frank Sans C and Jean Lassaussois introduce and decode nine high-precision chronographs.

LONGINES, Spirit Flyback

Longines’ Spirit collection welcomes a new reference model equipped with a flyback function. The Longines Spirit Flyback, with its five variants, is inspired by the original 1925 functional flyback model used by pilots at the time to successively measure the different phases of flight, helping the control process. better and easier direction. The modern version of this watch is powered by a self-winding movement equipped with a silicon anti-magnetic balance spring, which is both robust and precise, while also providing a power reserve. in 68 hours. Through its sapphire crystal caseback, the COSC-certified chronograph reveals an oscillating weight engraved with a representation of the collection’s globe design.

The 42 mm steel case is designed with a bidirectional bezel equipped with colored ceramic inserts and luminescent markers. The classic dial, available in black or blue, displays distinctive hands and numbers with a touch of bronze and a luminescent coating.

The new Longines Spirit Flyback watch is equipped with a COSC-certified manufacture movement.

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