Today we see a summary of the stages of the partnership between Hamilton and the precision of a world where time is crucial.
1919: U.S. airlines begin to choose the Hamilton watches for their accuracy.
1926: American explorer Richard E. Byrd uses a Hamilton watch during his historic flight over the North Pole.
1928: sixty Hamilton watches accompany the first Byrd Antarctic expedition.
30s: Hamilton became the official timekeeper of the American airlines TWA, Eastern, United and Northwest Airlines and also partner of the first air service ‘coast – to – coast’ of the United States.
The 40s: Hamilton became the official supplier to the U.S. Army.
Since 2006: Hamilton is a sponsor of Tannkosh, Tannheim (Germany), the largest gathering of aircraft in Europe.
Since 2009: Hamilton is the official timekeeper of the world’s largest aviation event, EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2009 at the Oshkosh, Wisconsin, USA.
Even this year’s Hamilton wins a place in the cockpit of the best French stunt pilot, Nicolas Ivanoff – continuing a partnership that has lasted seven years. As an official ambassador of Hamilton, this year, Nicolas will take flight with an aircraft branded Edge 540 Hamilton. Hamilton and Nicolas share a deep passion for flying.