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.
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
Water resistant: 10ATM (300 feet)
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 !
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.
This experience was amazing, Thanks to my friend Sefan for coming with me and guide me in this wonderfull Romania.
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2 Professors friends and at the same time Artist created these mesmerizing artwork
Master of sounds he created this Clock sound thinking about his good friend Mike : Clock Sound
Unconventional digital artist, Jason Nelson Contacted me (Mike) Regarding a creation of digital Clock and watch images after seeing the Gavox Aurora . Jason created these 2 Mesmerizing Digital moving images (click images)
We are now back with tons on great shot of Gavox watch in Iceland
Gavox Aurora in Thorsmosk
Gavox Avidiver in the Blue Lagoon
Gavox Squadron All black on the 21st July (Belgian National Day ) on glacier lagoon of Jokulsarlon
Gavox Curtiss P40 in the Aviation Museum
Dear Visitors, Friends and Gavox Ambassadors
We are taking a break for end July 2016.
We will land back in August and all orders will be processed then.
Remember, we are FAST and Client Focused .
This was taken for the stratosphere with a small and fun project we had.
A Gavox Aurora and a Gavox Avidiver
When Stephen from Time2blogwatches asked me to review my aurora, I new he would find something special with this watch. Stephen does some great reviews out there and full of nice pictures and articles.
In his own words;
I am very excited about this review because it is the first mecatronic movement watch that I am reviewing. The Aurora has several different motors that work in unison to create a very unique and special watch. Since this is a unique and special watch review I am going to approach it very differently, by explaining the functions first then I will dissect the watch from a physical standpoint.
So let’s take a look at each of the Aurora’s cool and unique functions shall we?
check the article on his website : https://timetoblogwatches.com/2016/03/11/watch-review-gavox-aurora/
The Gavox Aurora is a very unique and special watch. Housing a very cool Mecatronic movement that handles all of the Aurora’s many different functions with ease. The classic pilot/aviation themed dial is simply gorgeous, with perfect symmetry, lovely texture and great lume. You get a extremely unique watch packed full of great functions, for well under $1,000 USD. It’s pretty impressive the amount of watch you get for your dollar.
The Aurora is very comfortable on the wrist and is quite rugged able to handle a lot of outdoor activities. I know that Michael posted pics of the Aurora in temperatures well below 0 and while the camera failed under the harsh conditions, the Aurora never faultered. That definitely gets some bonus points in my book.
I would definitely wear this watch myself and I would highly recommend it to someone who is looking for a pilot/aviation themed watch but looking for something a bit different. You will not be disappointed with the Gavox Aurora it’s a real masterpiece both in function and in design. The dial is a work of art in its self. I am genuinely shocked by its water resistance, shocked in a good way.
If there is anything that I would change on the Aurora if given the choice? Not really, everything has been well thought out for a long time when the Aurora was designed. In an updated version I would like to see a screw down crown and pushers to increase the water resistance. I understand that this would slow the ease of function, but it’s just my personal opinion.
I want to personally thank Michael for allowing me to conduct my review on the Aurora and allowing me to take my time to be thorough with it. I fell in love with this watch for sure. It photographs with such ease and finesse. Thank you Michael!
I always like to see the reaction of reviewers regarding my watches and especially the Gavox Aurora. Often it is being told it is probably too complex and difficult to catch and after 15 minutes they get the “A Ha!” moment. “his watch is amazing and intuitive”. The gavox Aurora could be the missing link between classical watch and Smartwatches. It is Smart for sure 😉
Feel free to check these reviews
Dear Customers, Friends, Visitors
Contest is Over
Here are all submissions : https://spark.adobe.com/page/fhILE/
Winners Images are:
You have the chance here to win a Gavox Aurora and Some Deepart.io HD files of your realisation. (Rules of the contest will be posted below).
What is Deepart.io : I discovered some time ago a fantastic computer generated art work based on the unique Algorithm. I makes unique artwork from 2 Image mixed together. Going to https://deepart.io/# I selected a Picture of a Gavox Watch and added an artwork I wanted the watch to resemble to. I chose a painting of a friend James Jean .
This is what i made.
The source image where a Gavox Squadron “Photo”
And a James Jean “Style Image”
Rule of this contest
1) with the tool Deepart.io Create a combination of a Gavox shot using one picture with a Gavox on it ( from Internet or elsewhere) and combine it with an Artwork image of your choice. in order to creat a new and amazing Art.
3) for Gavox to be able to see the post in Instagram and Facebook , make your post public if not sure send it over mail to email@example.com
5) in message section add these Hashtag #Gavox , #Deepart , #deepartgavox and the artist you got inspired from.
6). Last submission 31st of May 2016.
7) Best picture wins. ( judges are Gavox Team)
Winner Gets a Gavox Aurora of his choice (+/- 950€) and his Super HD made will be given to him and Gavox will use it for his site.
2nd and 3rd will get HD resolution free from deapart
Many Thanks to Deepart.io Team who will offer Some Some HD resolution to the Top Winners
Thanks to @jamesjeanart ( I used the Adrift image to create this).
Thanks to Deepart Team for their Support.