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P-38 LIGHTNING Pilot Watch

Today, in exciting news, Luminox drop the P-38 LIGHTNING pilot watch. This model boasts many attributes of a classic pilot’s watch, making it a practical model for any collector. The launch consists of three models. They are each designed with several of the brilliant qualities that Luminox is famed for. The watches are inspired by the legendary WWII fighter jet that was designed by Lockheed. This means that all three timepieces pay homage to the design and functionality of the aircraft in their high-quality materials and specifications.

The Luminox Air Pilot P-38 LIGHTNING Pilot Watches

The three watches in this new launch from Luminox are inspired by the LIGHTNING jet that heroically served during WWII in European and Asian operations. The jet became feared by enemies due to its extreme manoeuvrability. Over time it earned the nickname ‘The Fork Tailed Devil’. This incredible source of inspiration has led to the watch encompassing many admirable elements of the aircraft, including its functionality and flawless design. The watches have a different look to many others in the brand’s portfolio, making them the perfect choice for those who are searching for a more unique look.

P-38 LIGHTNING Pilot Watch

Luminox P-38 Lightning 9520 Series 42mm Brown Leather XA.9521

This model exhibits an unusual combination of black, silver and brown tones that combine to create an eye-catching look on the wrist. The black dial is adorned with easy to read white Arabic indices alongside red and white hands. A date aperture is positioned at 3 o’clock. The hands and hour markers are equipped with Luminox Light Technology which uses gas tubes to ensure they glow for up to 25 years. A stainless steel case frames the dial and houses the Swiss quartz movement that powers the watch. This model is completed with a brown leather strap that is detailed with white contrasting stitching.

Luminox P-38 Lightning 9520 Series 42mm Steel Mesh XA.9522

This watch is designed with a very classic style. A steel mesh bracelet provides the traditional pilot’s watch design with a modern and contemporary twist. This metal bracelet will allow the watch to be worn for a huge variety of occasions, no matter how formal or casual. A black dial draws the eye to the centre of the timepiece. The bold features are illuminated using long-lasting gas tubes. The dial is protected by sapphire glass and framed by a stainless steel case. These elements combine to give the timepiece a good level of durability. This watch is water resistant up to 100 metres, making it a practical choice for everyday wear.

P-38 LIGHTNING Pilot Watch

Luminox P-38 Lightning 9520 Series 42mm Black Leather XA.9527

There is nothing more timeless that a watch designed in shades of black and white. This model perfectly captures the classic style of this colour palette to create a stylish timepiece. The white dial is adorned with bold black Arabic hour markers and hands. The second time zone is shown using a rep-tipped hand which is easy to track around the dial. Sapphire glass and a robust stainless steel case ensure that this timepiece is durable and reliable for everyday wear. The watch is powered by a Swiss quartz movement and is water resistant up to 100 metres. This timepiece is secured on the wrist using a truly timeless black leather strap that is detailed with white contrast stitching.

What are your thoughts on the Luminox P-38 LIGHTNING Pilot Watch? Which of the three new models has caught your eye? Let us know in the comments!