When I think Stowa, my mind immediately jumps to the Flieger. It is undoubtedly the watch that Stowa is best known for, and under the helm of Jorge Schauer the famed German firm has done consistently well with its many takes on this style. In the last couple of years, Stowa has slowly made some additions to its cataloge, introducing watches like the TO1 TESTAF, TO2, and the Flieger GMT with the intention of contemporizing both the aesthetics and functionality of the flieger lines.
This past summer Stowa quietly unveiled a new flieger collection dubbed the Flieger Klassik Sport. Where watches like the TO2 and TO1 marked a radical design departure for the brand, the Klassik Flieger Sport brought things back to basics. By keeping the overall look of the classic flieger, and pairing it with a more robust and sportier case, Stowa created a watch many of us have been waiting for. Today, we go hands-on with a watch from my personal collection–the Flieger Klassik Sport A-dial without date and logo. Let’s take a closer look.