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Pilot-friendly timekeeping for maverick commuters...

Don’t adjust your iPad, Kindle or computer screen: the new Avigation Type A7 aviator watch from Longines is designed to look a bit wonky.

Inspired by pilot watches from the Thirties, the key selling point of this self-winding mechanical chronograph is that the dial is set at a 45º angle.

The reason? To help pilots read the time without taking their hands off the controls — we reckon it’ll come in just as handy at the wheel of your Ford C-Max.

 
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Longines Avigation Type A7 Heritage : £3,090

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