This 'has it all' functional watch is a pilot or travellers dream. We have put this together carefully for the ultimate tool to use. First up, accuracy of time - It's hard to beat the accuracy of a good Quarts movement which is why we chose it for this watch. We chose the reliable TMI VD53 Chrono quartz 6 hands with date. Another essential of course is your flight computer which we wanted you to have readily available if you need it. The Slide Rule around the watch provides you with a huge array of calculations that can be performed with ease such as:
- Time, Speed, and Distance: The slide rule allows you to calculate the time it will take to cover a certain distance based on your speed, or vice versa. This is particularly useful for pilots and travellers who need to estimate their arrival time or plan their journey.
- Fuel Consumption: By utilizing the slide rule, you can determine the amount of fuel consumed during a particular duration or distance traveled. This information is crucial for pilots, drivers, and anyone concerned with managing fuel efficiency.
- Unit Conversion: The slide rule can swiftly convert various units of measurement. For instance, it can convert nautical miles to statute miles or kilometers, or even convert gallons to liters and pounds to kilograms, providing convenient and accurate conversions on the go.
- Rate of Climb/Descent: Pilots and climbers can utilize the slide rule to calculate the rate of ascent or descent, enabling them to monitor their altitude changes and ensure a smooth and controlled journey.
- Groundspeed: With the slide rule, you can determine your groundspeed, which is the speed of an aircraft relative to the ground. This calculation takes into account factors such as wind speed and direction, allowing pilots to accurately plan their flight routes and estimate arrival times.
- Time Conversions: The slide rule can assist in converting time between different units, such as hours, minutes, and seconds. This feature is beneficial for synchronization, coordinating activities, and managing schedules.
These are just a few examples of the calculations that can be performed using the slide rule on watches. Its versatility and convenience make it an invaluable tool for professionals in aviation, navigation, engineering, and various other fields where accurate calculations are essential.
All in all this makes it a valuable tool for anyone seeking precision and efficiency in their daily activities. Whether you're a pilot, traveler, engineer, or simply someone who appreciates the fusion of practicality and style, a watch with a slide rule embodies the essence of a well-rounded timepiece that caters to the needs of individuals from all walks of life.
Specifications:MOVEMENT: TMI VD53 Chronograph quartz 6 hands with date
CASE MATERIAL: Stainless steel
CASE DIAMETER: 44mm
CASE THICKNESS: 12mm
STRAP WIDTH: 22mm
CROWN: Pull Crown
LENS: Dome Mineral Crystal
CASE COLOR: IP black with Black Bezel
DIAL COLOR: Black with Yellow Super-LumiNova
BAND: Black Genuine Leather Strap
WATER RESISTANCE: 10 ATM (100m)