Take to the skies
With its 40 mm case in Oystersteel, solid-link Oyster bracelet, and distinctive black dial, the Air-King perpetuates the aeronautical heritage of the original Rolex Oyster.
Navigational time readings
The Air-King dial features a distinctive black dial with a combination of large 3, 6 and 9 numerals marking the hours and a prominent minute scale for navigational time readings.
It bears the name Air-King in the same lettering that was designed specially for the model in the 1950s.
Highly resistant to corrosion
Rolex uses Oystersteel for its steel watch cases. Specially developed by the brand, Oystersteel belongs to the 904L steel family, alloys most commonly used in high-technology and in the aerospace and chemical industries, where maximum resistance to corrosion is essential.
Oystersteel is extremely resistant, offers an exceptional finish once polished and maintains its beauty even in the harshest environments.
The Oyster bracelet
Alchemy of form and function
The Oyster bracelet is a perfect alchemy of form and function, aesthetics and technology, designed to be both robust and comfortable. It is equipped with an Oysterlock folding clasp, which prevents accidental opening and the Easylink comfort extension link, also exclusive to Rolex.
This ingenious system allows the wearer to increase the bracelet length by approximately 5 mm, providing additional comfort in any circumstance.
More Air-King technical details
Oyster, 40 mm, Oystersteel
Monobloc middle case, screw-down case back and winding crown
Screw-down, Twinlock double waterproofness system
Waterproof to 100 metres / 330 feet
Perpetual, mechanical, self-winding
3230, Manufacture Rolex
-2/+2 sec/day, after casing
Centre hour, minute and seconds hands. Stop-seconds for precise time setting
Paramagnetic blue Parachrom hairspring. High-performance Paraflex shock absorbers
Bidirectional self-winding via Perpetual rotor
Approximately 70 hours
Oyster, three-piece solid links
Folding Oysterlock safety clasp with Easylink 5 mm comfort extension link
Highly legible Chromalight display with long-lasting blue luminescence
Superlative Chronometer (COSC + Rolex certification after casing)
Learn how to set the time and other functions of your Rolex watch by consulting our user guides.
Contact an Official Rolex Retailer
Only official Rolex retailers are allowed to sell and maintain a Rolex watch. With the necessary skills, technical know-how and special equipment, they guarantee the authenticity of each and every part of your Rolex and help you make the choice that will last a lifetime.
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