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A picture review from the Reno Air Races: Enjoy this wonderful selection of pictures provided to us by my colleague Jan Tegler.

A picture review from the Reno Air Races: Enjoy this wonderful selection of pictures provided to us by my colleague Jan Tegler.

Jan Tegler and I share the same passion: We love aircrafts. Jan definitively had the better camera equipment in Reno at The National Championship Air Races, so I asked him to share some of the pictures he took with us. 

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Live from the Reno Air Races: Discover the Breitling Aerospace Topgun. The wristwatch the United States Navy Fighter Weapons School instructors wear.

Live from the Reno Air Races: Discover the Breitling Aerospace Topgun. The wristwatch the United States Navy Fighter Weapons School instructors wear.

Breitling can look back at a long partnership with Topgun and its instructors. So let me show you a very special and rare Aerospace.

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Live from the Reno Air Races: Talking to Nigel Lamb, Red Bull Air Race Pilot and Breitling Ambassador, about the fascination of flying.

Live from the Reno Air Races: Talking to Nigel Lamb, Red Bull Air Race Pilot and Breitling Ambassador, about the fascination of flying.

Nigel Lamb just found some time to sit down with me. Nigel and I talked about the fascination of flying and how he got into it. I invite you to listen to this fascinating conversation…

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Live from the Reno Air Races: Mark Kelly, former U.S. Navy Captain and Space Shuttle Pilot, talking about the Breitling Cockpit B50.

Live from the Reno Air Races: Mark Kelly, former U.S. Navy Captain and Space Shuttle Pilot, talking about the Breitling Cockpit B50.

U.S. Navy Captain Mark Kelly will tell you why it is so important to have accurate time as a pilot and why he thinks that the new Breitling Cockpit B50 is a real useful tool for a pilot. 

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Live from the Reno Air Races: Talking about the new Cockpit B50 with Breitling Vice President Jean-Paul Girardin.

Live from the Reno Air Races: Talking about the new Cockpit B50 with Breitling Vice President Jean-Paul Girardin.

I invite you to listen to my conversation with my friend Jean-Paul Girardin. Jean-Paul will give some insights why Breitling developed the Cockpit B50. Click on “read more” to get the story.

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Live from the Reno Air Races: The World Premier of the Breitling Cockpit B50 – The ultimate pilot’s instrument.

Live from the Reno Air Races: The World Premier of the Breitling Cockpit B50 – The ultimate pilot’s instrument.

The next days I will entertain you with some real exiting stuff. Today let us start with a world premier. Please discover the Breitling Cockpit B50.

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Line extension: The Wempe Zeitmeister Glashütte i/SA Chronograph Moon Phase

Line extension: The Wempe Zeitmeister Glashütte i/SA Chronograph Moon Phase

As its full name states, the Wempe Zeitmeister Glashütte i/SA Chronograph Moon Phase is a sophisticated timepiece with integrated and user-friendly additional functions. Click on “read more” to get the story…

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I want your opinion! Jonathan Ive, Apple’s design chief, said: “Switzerland is in trouble”. Do you agree? Will the Swiss Watch Industry really be in trouble?

I want your opinion! Jonathan Ive, Apple’s design chief, said: “Switzerland is in trouble”. Do you agree? Will the Swiss Watch Industry really be in trouble?

Last week Jonathan Ive announced troubles for the Swiss Watch Industry, today I learned through Reuters that Apple Inc also invited top fashion editors and bloggers for the September 9th event. What do we have to expect?

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Victorinox Swiss Army celebrates its 130th anniversary with INOX

Victorinox Swiss Army celebrates its 130th anniversary with INOX

Victorinox is celebrating with a timepiece that is authentic to the brand, robust and reliable in all conditions. That watch is called Inox.

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Montblanc Bohème, these new ladies watches do in fact reflect a bohemienne lifestyle.

Montblanc Bohème, these new ladies watches do in fact reflect a bohemienne lifestyle.

You all know that Jerome Lambert, the former CEO of Jaeger-LeCoultre, took over Montblanc as CEO last year. With all his experience Jerome now will boost Montblanc into another league of watchmaking.

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DON’T CRACK UNDER PRESSURE. Do you remember the early 1990´s campaign of TAG Heuer? Now it´s back!

DON’T CRACK UNDER PRESSURE. Do you remember the early 1990´s campaign of TAG Heuer? Now it´s back!

In terms of avant-garde marketing the good “old” TAG Heuer campaign from 1991 to 1994 was far ahead of time. I couldn´t believe TAG Heuer is really bringing “Don’t crack under pressure” back. Please have a look and tell me what you think.

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2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 1: In conversation with with CEO Wilhelm Schmid

2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 1: In conversation with with CEO Wilhelm Schmid

Before you may discover all the lovely pictures of the Lange 1 presented by the underneath posted episodes I first invite you to listen to my yesterdays conversation with A. Lange & Söhne CEO Wilhelm Schmid. 

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2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 2: The Lange 1 posing at the Eckberg Castle in Dresden

2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 2: The Lange 1 posing at the Eckberg Castle in Dresden

Schloss Eckberg is one of the three Elbe Castles outside of Dresden in the Elbe valley. The A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 just looked gorgeous in the Castle´s garden. Have a look at my pictures I took with the icon wristwatch…

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2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 3: The Lange 1 posing at the Blue Wonder Bridge (Das Blaue Wunder)

2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 3: The Lange 1 posing at the Blue Wonder Bridge (Das Blaue Wunder)

The Blue Wonder Bridge in Dresden connects the city districts of Blasewitz and Loschwitz, the bridge was completed in 1893 at a cost of 2.25 million Goldmarks. Today it is one of the landmarks of Dresden. See the bridge and the Lange 1…

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2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 4: The Lange 1 posing in the Elbe Valley in front of the Elbe Castles

2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 4: The Lange 1 posing in the Elbe Valley in front of the Elbe Castles

On the way back from the Blaue Wunder (Blue Wonder) bridge we stopped in the Elbe Valley to take some pictures of the Lange 1. What a beauty!

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2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 5: The Lange 1 posing in Dresden

2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 5: The Lange 1 posing in Dresden

Before taking off with our helicopter I went to the historic center of Dresden to shoot some pictures with the Lange 1. Look what I did…

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2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 6: Flying the Lange 1 over Dresden, the Elbe Valley Castles, the Saxon Switzerland to Glashütte

2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 6: Flying the Lange 1 over Dresden, the Elbe Valley Castles, the Saxon Switzerland to Glashütte

After take-off at Dresden airport we first flew over Dresden, then the Elbe Valley Castles, the Saxon Switzerland and then to Glashütte… Click on “read more” to see my pictures…

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2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 7: The Lange 1 flying over Glashütte

2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 7: The Lange 1 flying over Glashütte

Guys this is Glashütte in Saxony seen from rom the bird’s eye view. See what I have seen yesterday together with my two Lange 1 wristwatches…

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2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 8: The crew and the Eurocopter AS-350 BA Ecureuil D-HFCE

2o years A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Episode 8: The crew and the Eurocopter AS-350 BA Ecureuil D-HFCE

October 24th A. Lange & Söhne will publish a documentary on all major social media channels of our little adventure discovering the Lange 1 by land, sea and air… Here are some of the people I yesterday worked with…

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This is my teaser showing you the first pictures of the today’s A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 event here in Dresden.

This is my teaser showing you the first pictures of the today’s A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 event here in Dresden.

My day here in Dresden just ended and I now have time to upload you the first pictures. Much more will then follow tomorrow…    

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