Luminox is the official watch partner for the American Aerospace engineering juggernaut, Lockheed Martin. Through this partnership, Luminox takes inspiration from one of the most revolutionary airplanes of its time designed by Lockheed: the infamous CONSTELLATION®. Fondly nicknamed, Connie, the plane was a game changer for both civil and military aviation, setting flight time records including the quickest flight from Burbank, CA to Washington, DC in 1944 in just under 7 hours at an average speed of 331 miles/hour (roughly 533km/hour). That flight was piloted by none other than TWA owner Howard Hughes, who was instrumental in bringing the craft to market. The combination of high performance and design made this aircraft a legend in the industry, and now it inspires Luminox’s newest addition to the Air Series.
The CONSTELLATION® Automatic 9600 is available in 4 different variations all with a 42mm steel case and elegant 3D case back. The range of dial colors includes Black with Beige indicators, Gray with Beige indicators, or Beige with Black. The black dial option has a choice of strap or steel bracelet. Featured on the dial, an illustration of the globe and the CONSTELLATION® airplane set this watch a flight. In the tradition of classical pilot’s watches, a triangle with two dots is placed at 12 o’clock to provide time at a glance and quick orientation.