Heavy Aircraft Richard Mille Tourbillon Dual Time Zone Asian Edition Tasting

Richard Mille is a very special watch brand. From the first watch released in 2001 to the present, its extremely innovative watchmaking technology and high-end watch materials have made Richard Mille famous. The brand is distinguished by the imaginative inspiration of the founder, Richard Mille (RM). He is not a watchmaker, and because of this, he has enough tolerance to work with different top players in the industry. RM continues to bring surprises to the market and fans. Combining modern high-tech materials with the latest watchmaking technology, it has created many unprecedented watch functions. In races, tourbillon watches can be operated accurately, and watches can measure the pressure on racers during acceleration and braking. The watch introduced today is one of the classics: Richard Mille Tourbillon Dual Time Zone Asian Edition. (Model: RM 022 NTPT RG)

High-end materials make legendary watches

Watch overall display

   At the ‘Watches and Miracles’ Asia Advanced Watch & Clock Fair 2015, Richard Mille exhibited the Asian version of the new RM 022 ‘Heavy Aircraft’ dual time zone tourbillon watch, manufactured with NTPT (thin layer composite technology) carbon fiber.
   The watch inherits the space and supersonic elements that have inspired the brand since 2001. It is Richard Mille’s first watch that combines a dual time zone and a titanium alloy orthocrystalline titanium aluminum carbon nanofiber hybrid material.
Exclusive case material

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   The watch case is made of NTPT carbon fiber with a 5N red gold main case. This new carbon fiber is the exclusive material of Richard Mille. It consists of more than 600 layers of fiber, each layer is only 30 microns thick. After being woven into a thin layer of carbon fiber, it is then compressed and heated to give it strength and toughness beyond imagination. Featured materials combined with a tourbillon movement with extraordinary timing performance, the Asian version of the RM 022 ‘heavy flying machine’ tourbillon dual time zone watch has become the perfect crystallization of new design and cutting-edge technology, witnessing the top level and tradition in the 21st century altarpiece A subtle blend of ideas.
Avant-garde design style

Watch dial display
   The watch’s dual time zone display is manufactured with extremely complex technology, but it is simple to use and easy to operate: digital hour markers are engraved on the transparent sapphire crystal glass plate in the center of the watch. Appears at 3 o’clock. This dual time zone design is easy to operate. You can adjust the time zone by pressing the delicate button at 9 o’clock. Each time you press it, the dial will rotate for one more hour.

Watch crown display

   The crown of the watch is made of titanium alloy, and its aggressive appearance is a highlight of the watch. The non-slip texture design style guarantees non-slippery hands for watch operation. The crown as a whole is like the front wheel of an airplane, it is avant-garde and creative.

Watch movement display

   The RM 022 uses a manually wound tourbillon movement with time, minute and dual time zone functions. The power reserve indicator (70 hours) is set between 11:00 and 12:00 on the dial, and the torque indicator can show the internal tension of the mainspring. There is also a function selector to select the operation mode of the watch, including normal conditions, winding and time adjustment modes.

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   The rubber strap is sporty and comfortable to wear, ensuring that the wristwatch does not fall off accidentally. The classic and stylish appearance has created a versatile dress style, which can be matched with avant-garde style without casual casual or formal.

Watch overall display

Summary: The stylish and domineering shape is combined with complex and diverse practical functions to create this ‘heavy aircraft’. The brand’s characteristic case material and the integration of innovative craftsmanship add color to this watch. The well-designed Asian version of the RM 022 watch is limited to 8 pieces worldwide and is available at Richard Mille stores in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Macau, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, and Singapore.