Gavox squadron watch for Romanian Air Force

 A story of success in wonderful Romania.

Early this year I was contacted by a Romania F16 Pilot “Miklas” to create a Watch for their 1st F16 Fighting Squadron.

The 53rd Squadron pilots have been trained in Portugal for some time as the Romanian government decided to purchase Portugese F16 to replace the Mig 21 for they fleet.

Thanks to Jo.D. a Belgian F16 Pilot from the 350th Sqn who was in portugal at the time,  Miklas discovered that in Belgium, Gavox ,  a small Company was creating Pilot Tool Watches and even managed Limited series of Personalized watches. Gavox Already produced More that 14 different Limited Serie Watches for Specific Squadrons and Teams.

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Gavox Squadron Specifications:

Watch Personalised, with Minimum 25 Units,
Dial, Hands and Caseback personalized

Surgical stainless steel case
Case diameter: ø 41mm
Case depth: 12 mm
Screw down Crown
Luminescent on hands and dial (Superluminova)
Turning Bezel 120 step
Swiss Part Ronda Movement
Chronograph 12H
Date display
Alarm 12h
Water resistant: 10ATM (300 feet)

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 Friday 25th November, When i arrived in Cluj-Napoca  Airport, I was greeted by some Pilots. The feeling to be welcome in a foreign country this way completely blew me away.  WXOW,  thanks guys !

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On the Romanian National Day, December 1st the Pilots and these Newly acquired F16 where the star of the day, Flying over Romania and Bucharest during the Celebration and Parade.

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Gavox Squadron in Flight with F16 Pilots

 

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Gavox Squadron in Flight with F16 Pilots
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Gavox Squadron in Flight with F16 Pilots

This experience was amazing,  Thanks to my friend Sefan for coming with me and guide me in this wonderfull Romania.

Mike.

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