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At AVI-8 we pride ourselves in shedding light on important events and people throughout aviation history. Through a collection of exclusive collaborations, we've been fortunate enough to bring attention to the remarkable feats of aviators whilst giving back to communities whose stories we draw inspiration from.


AVI-8 was incredibly proud to announce the partnership with the Royal British Legion for their centenary year in May 2021. Each timepiece sold helped raise funds for this extraordinary charity and support the crucial work they do for those who serve and have served in the British Armed Forces and their families.

AVI-8 x Jet Art Aviation

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Daily Mail Transatlantic Air Race in 1969 won by Tom Lecky-Thompson in Harrier XV741, AVI-8 worked closely with renowned aviation restoration company Jet Art Aviation to produce a series of limited edition timepieces.

AVI-8 x Help for Heroes

AVI-8 was honoured to announce the release of a line of limited edition timepieces in partnership with British charity Help for Heroes. Funds raised were used to provide lifetime support to those wounded in the service of their country. Every course and activity offered from them aims to empower veterans to look beyond illness and injury, regain their purpose, reach their potential and have a positive impact on society.

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Through the end of the war, over 16 million Americans served – that is 11% of the population at the time. Tens of millions more supported them back at home in all types of industries. With thousands of these planes produced in both Inglewood, CA and Dallas, TX, the success story of America’s P-51 Mustang is just one example of the work and effort done on the home front, paving the way for Americans themselves to have the best support and equipment when forced to enter the war at the end of 1941.

The P-51 Mustang ended up becoming one of the most influential military aircraft to have ever flown. Its capability to fly at faster speeds, higher altitudes and longer ranges ensured it could not only escort heavy bombers but provide support for reconnaissance and ground attack missions.

Proudly assembled in the United States, each watch is uniquely numbered as part of a limited edition of 500 pieces.

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Hand assembled in the US and using design cues from a unique P-51 Mustang named “Shangri-La”, this exclusive timepiece by AVI-8 has been inspired by and pays tribute to those who dedicated their lives supporting and fighting for the US during the Second World War.

A 43mm stainless steel case features a curved crown guard with detailing that references the engine exhaust of the P-51B Mustang.

The case has fine brush finishing on the bezel with articulated lugs that flow fluidly into the bulbous yet streamlined case shape. A slightly convex scratch resistant sapphire lens tops the bezel, creating an altogether aerodynamic profile in shape and form.

The dial takes its cues from the cockpit and outer insignia of the “Shangri-La” P-51B Mustang. A multi-layered dial offers up cutaway Arabic markers at the 3, 6, 9 and 0 hours with baton markers in-between. The effect is a clearly marked, no-nonsense dial layout that speaks to immediate legibility.

Each hour and minute marker, along with the sword shaped hands, are generously lathered with high grade Swiss lume for low light visibility and clarity.

Through an exhibition case back, the watch shows off a custom self-winding rotor inspired by the roundel on the P-51B Mustang.

The genuine leather strap that hugs the wrist is made with leather from the fabled “Horween” American tannery. Subtly coloured loops inspired by the nose art on the “Shangri-La” enhance the overall aesthetic harmony of the watch.

For even greater versatility, each watch comes with an additional nylon and canvas, Velcro-release cuff-like strap. This option provides a snug, ever more comfortable and durable fit, ensuring that the P-51 Mustang Patriot Automatic Limited Edition is no mere keepsake, but a genuinely robust piece of aviation inspired watchmaking.

MOVEMENTJapan Automatic 3 Hands with Date
CASE MATERIALStainless Steel
CASE SIZE (mm)43
LUG TO LUG (mm)51
LENSSapphire Lens with Anti-Reflective Coating
INDEXApplied Indexes with Swiss Luminous
BAND MATERIALGenuine Horween Leather Strap
EXTRA BANDNylon and Canvas Strap
WEIGHT (g)100

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