This exclusive edition has been designed jointly with France's Air Force. Inspired by the iconic Superman Heritage, this exclusive military tool watch comes with a matt black dial, black PVD coated hands and date disc wheel mirroring France's Air Force dark camouflage pattern. The blue-white-red French national insignia used on military aircraft since World War I beautifully replaces the 6 o'clock index and is also stamped on the crown under a crystal coating, while the French Air Force logo is found on the dial and the case-back.
Les aiguilles et les index sont revêtus de Super-LumiNova. La Superman héritage Blue offre donc une parfaite lisibilité dans l'obscurité.
The stunning metal accents of the embossed white markers along the printed dark red French Air Force logo and the colored national insignia at 6 o'clock create a striking contrast against the matt black dial
A black PVD treatment is applied to the hour and minute hands as well as the iconic 1970's seconds hand with its head shaped like a shovel
The French Air Force national insignia is stamped on the crown under a crystal coating
Back in the 1970's, the first YEMA watch made for the French Air Force was designed to equip their Diver Rescuers team but was also used by fighter pilots, hence the dual SEA-AIR features of this unique military tool watch
The Superman French Air Force Black is made available with a mineral domed crystal making it more scratch-resistant and vintage looking
The 316L Steel caseback proudly displays French Air Force crest beautifully embossed with a hydraulic press
The 316 L stainless steel bracelet with secure-lock comes with a divers extension so it can adjust it easily and quickly over a diving suit
This unique canvas strap is primarily chosen for its rigidity in the most extreme conditions. The inside of the band is made of leather for excellent wearing comfort and is decorated with France's Air Force logo.
The hands and markers are treated with Swiss Super-LumiNova so as to offer perfect readability in low light conditions
This Swiss quartz movement is composed by 3 hands and date. Thanks to its Its stepping motor and power saving mechanism, energy consumption is reduced by 70%
Diameter : 39 mm
Thickness : 10.80 mm
Lug : 19 mm
Brushed 316L stainless steel
Unidirectional graduated 0-60
Stamped French Air Force national insignia stamped under a crystal coating
Domed Mineral Crystal
2.60 mm thickness
20 BAR / 660 Feet / 200 m
RONDA 515 FE
Hours, minutes, seconds
Date at 3 o'clock
Matt black with stamped French Air Force logo dark red logo
Stamped French Air Force national insignia at 6 o'clock
Minute/Seconds track consisting of 60 white marks
Embossed markers applied by hand
Triangular marker at 12 o'clock (luminescent zero mark)
Iconic "Arrow" hours and "Shovel" seconds steel hands, black PVD coated
Light-weighting 316L stainless steel with brushed effect
Diver's extension folding clasp with minted YEMA vintage logo
To thank and honor all those who served honorably in the French Air Force military, we express appreciation by donating up to 12.5% of sales to the official French Veterans Foundation (FOSA). Thank you very much!
YEMA's signature #TimeofHeroes dates from 1970. It reflects the history and values of the brand and what it stands for. It tells the adventures of remarkable sportsmen and explorers who have achieved the extraordinary under the most extreme conditions, with a YEMA watch on their wrists. Since the 1970s, YEMA equips the French Air Force with indestructible, high-precision timepieces.
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After having bought the bronze limited version with the blue dial I could not resist to the summer promotion and buy this piece for a daily outfit. Very happy with everything so far!
I bought this watch as a first experience of Yema and trying Yema out both as to customer service as well as product quality. The piece grew on me incredibly quickly, slim and with tool aesthetics while the lug to lug still gives it more presence on wrist than the 39 mm might have you guess. Overall very nicely put together. The crystal, dial and brushed case and bracelet are a great combination feeling both modern and while still giving off a cold war vibe. If the watch continues to be this pleasing an automatic will be the next step.
I recently bought the YEMA Superman French Air Force Steel and i am ver happy about it. I think it has opened the YEMA brand for future acquisitions.
What can i say, I’ve been thinking about purchasing one of these time pieces for a couple of weeks, so, when i saw the 30% discount i thought, go for it, you have nothing to lose. From the very start, the staff where excellent, any question answered within minutes, the purchase, easy, no hassle. Shipping was less than 8 hours, and the watch on my wrist within 36 hours, so excellent customer service there. The watch…excellent, beautifully made, looks substantial on your wrist, without looking over the top. A very difficult thing to achieve. I went in at base level, but I’m not disappointed at all. I will be back to purchase a mechanical version next, as i think I’ve found my new go to maker. Great work Yema. Paul.
The watch is stunning on the wrist, the bezel, case and strap are finished beautifully and the Matt black face works perfectly with the steel. The bracelet is easy to size and very comfortable, the canvas strap is also a nice addition and is made very easy to fit with the drilled lugs on the case. Quartz movement is very accurate and lines up with the markers, I really cannot find fault with the watch, only thing I would change is the lugs being 20mm in width rather than 19mm just because my nato straps don’t quite fit, however the canvas strap or more than capable of meeting my needs, great watch all round