The Great Journey

(September 9, 2013, Dijon, France) After nearly a year of long-distance flight, the legendary flying team under Breitling, the top independent watch brand in Switzerland-the Breitling Jet Team (Breitling Jet Team) successfully returned to its Dijon base in France, marking the end of the ‘Breitling Dragon Tour’. As the founder of professional aviation timepieces and a trusted partner of the world’s aviation industry, Breitling wholeheartedly supports this world’s largest civil professional jet aerobatic team for more than ten years, and demonstrates the wonders of flight to the public through wonderful aerobatic flight performances. Pass the brand’s aviation roots for a century.

This great journey departed from Dijon, France, across the entire Eurasian continent, and for the first time historically flew over China, Southeast Asia, Japan, South Korea, Russia, and several important cities and landmarks in Eastern Europe, with a total mileage of 40,000 kilometers. , Equivalent to orbiting the Earth’s equator, is an unprecedented flying feat. This is also the longest and most challenging trip in the history of Breitling Jets. On the way, the fleet’s seven L-39C jets delivered 28 exciting aerobatic performances to more than 5.5 million audiences from various countries. ‘This is an adventure beyond imagination, and the team’s concerted and fearless challenges make it all happen.’ Breitling Jets captain Jacques Bothelin said when reviewing Dragon China’s journey, ‘as Switzerland The aviation image ambassador of the famous watch brand Breitling, we hope to pass the love and unique understanding of flying to all parts of the world, and ignite the desire of everyone in flying. ‘

Breitling Jet Team Completes Dragon China Tour

Breitling Jet Team Longteng returns from China with two supersonic fighters escorted in Switzerland
Longxiao Kyushu: Breitling Jet Team Debuts in China
百 On October 9, 2012, the Breitling Jets set off from Dijon base, passed through Eastern Europe, and flew to China for the first time after crossing Russia’s Siberia and Mongolia. After 8 days and 25 hours of flight, passing 12 transit stations, 6 countries, across the entire Asia-Europe continent, with a flight mileage of nearly 13,000 kilometers, 7 L-39C jets finally landed successfully at Zhuhai International Airport. ‘This is a great teamwork! Each team member is facing various challenges, and it is very difficult to travel long distances in the cold, night, and across multiple time zones.’ Captain Jacques Portlin of Breitling Jets said, ‘But through With the joint efforts of all the team members, we have overcome many difficulties and finally came to China. ‘
百 From November 12th to 18th, 2012, the Breitling Jet Team officially debuted in China for the first time, flying high at the ninth China Air Show held in Zhuhai, Guangdong. The 7 L-39C jets fully explain precision, speed and courage: magnificent formation flying, eye-catching dual-machine cross flight, high-tech close-range flying, wonderful spiral flip, specially designed for Dragon The Chinese-designed flying action ‘Yu Long Xi Zhu’ and finally the beautiful ‘Ultimate Bloom’ presented a perfect visual feast for Chinese friends.

Breitling Jets set off from Dijon, France

Breitling jets fly over Prague, Czech Republic

The Breitling Jet Team’s flight action tour specially designed for Dragon China
Dragon Leap East: Breitling Jets Asia Tour
2On February 18, 2013, after a winter break and maintenance, the Breitling Jet Team flew away from Zhuhai, China for a five-week trip to Southeast Asia. The fleet flew over several important cities and iconic locations in the five countries of the Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand, and collaborated with multinational air forces and national aerobatic teams to fly together to dance in the blue sky. On April 27, 2013, the Breitling Jet Team continued northward, presenting several amazing and eye-catching aerobatic flight performances to South Korean and Japanese audiences, and historically flying over the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge and Mount Fuji in Japan for the Breitling Sky Legend adds gorgeous footnotes. The magnificent ‘Asian Tour’ has a total mileage of more than 15,000 kilometers and a flight time of more than 40 hours.

Breitling Jet Formation Flies Over Borobudur, Indonesia

Breitling Jets fly over Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Breitling Jet Formation Flies Over Mt. Fuji, Japan
Peak Flying: ‘Breitling Dragon China’ Ends Perfectly
After the ‘Asian Tour’, on August 10, 2013, the Breitling Jet Team set off again, taking off from Kobe, Japan, stopping in Cheongju, South Korea, entering Tianjin from China, passing Yinchuan, Jiayuguan, and Turpan, and finally on August 14. Arrived in Karamay, Xinjiang. During the transition, the Breitling Jet Team successively flew over the ‘Best Pass in the World’ Jiayuguan Pass and the Cantilever Great Wall, Karamay Devil City, Xinjiang, and Baili Oilfield, creating legendary moments of Breitling, and controlling Breitling’s cool wind. Yingzi is branded on the blue sky of China.
From August 16th to 18th, 2013, the Breitling Jet Team made a shocking appearance at the 2013 Xinjiang Karamay Aviation Festival. After the debut of the 2012 China Air Show, it once again winged China’s blue sky and presented the perfect ending performance of ‘Breitling Dragon China’. In three days, the Chinese audience was presented with an excellent aerobatic flight show, and provided Breitling watch owners with the exclusive privilege of experiencing jet aerobatics. Seven powerful “flying” ordinary and powerful L-39C jet fighters on the top of the western sky in China, perform “gravity” all kinds of aerobatic challenges challenging at a speed of up to 750 kilometers per hour and less than 3 meters. Action, between the vast Gobi and the magnificent sky, release the extreme flight passion of Breitling.
‘China, this ancient oriental mysterious country, brings us a lot of challenges, shocks and surprises. When we successfully flew over Jiayuguan, overlooking the majestic Great Wall with a history of nearly a thousand years, we have infinite awe.’ Captain Jacques Portlin said with emotion, ‘Although the’ Bai Ning Ling Long Teng Zhonghua ‘has come to an end, we still hope to have the opportunity to come to China again, challenge more peaks to fly, and present more exciting performances for Chinese friends.’

Breitling Jets fly over the Jiayuguan Cantilever Great Wall
Dragon Dragon China: Breitling Elite Pilots Airborne Beijing and Shanghai Detonated Breitling Frenzy
As the ambassador of Breitling Aviation, the elite pilots of the Breitling Jet Team also attended several Breitling China market events during the ‘Dragon China’ event, witnessing the historical moments of Breitling in China.
From June 7th to 8th, 2013, the elite pilots of Breitling Jet Team and the same scale cool fighter model arrived in Shanghai to celebrate the grand opening of Breitling’s first flagship store in Shanghai, and to participate in the Breitling Flying Carnival Party and the private enjoyment of Breitling Jet Team At the meeting, the unbelievable Breitling frenzy set off in Charm Shencheng. On August 24, 2013, all pilots of the Breitling Jet Team airborne to the Breitling flagship store in Beijing Fangcao Grassland, helping to launch the grand launch of the new Breitling Avenger Watch (Avenger), showing the power of action with resolute passion.

Breitling Jet Team Elite Pilots Celebrate Grand Opening of Breitling Shanghai Flagship Store

Seven Breitling Jets pilots showcase new Breitling Avengers
As an expert in precision chronograph watches and a close partner of the world’s aviation industry, Breitling has been committed to creating sophisticated and complex aviation timepieces since its birth in 1884. Each “professional wristwatch” has witnessed humanity conquering the sky Every milestone. At the same time, the blood relationship with the aviation industry has prompted it to actively participate in many aviation events around the world, to support the elite who have a dream of flying, and His Majesty has many well-known professional flight teams. A Swiss watch with superb performance equivalent to the high standards of the aviation industry, inherits the nearly 130-year history of Breitling and the unremitting exploration and pursuit of five generations of independent watchmakers. Breitling’s unique flying culture and timepiece spirit are shared with consumers worldwide.

Updated: 17. July 2016 — 3:39
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