Seiko Flightmaster Watch SND255 Review


Seiko Flightmaster Pilot Watch Review Summary

My rating: 8/10. Seiko Flightmaster Pilot watch. Chronograph quartz timepiece.

Hello, today I’m doing a Seiko Flightmaster review. The Seiko Flightmaster is a popular pilot style chronograph timepiece that runs on a reliable quartz movement.

I hope you enjoy this Seiko Flightmaster review below.

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Seiko Flightmaster SND255 Watch Review

Seiko Flightmaster Dial & Case Design

The Seiko Flightmaster features a large yet fairly busy dial design. On the outside bezel, you have compass directions as well as a pilot slide rule. The inner dial features slim watch hands and hour markers that are coated in lume for better visibility in dim lit conditions.

The 3 chronograph sub dials can display hours minutes and sub seconds with a minimum 1.20 second and a maximum 720 minute duration.

The casing of the Seiko Flightmaster SND255 is made of stainless steel and features the crown at the 3 o’clock position, note that this isn’t a screw down crown.

Seiko Flightmaster Type Of Crystal

The Seiko Flightmaster SND255 features a popular Hardlex crystal glass that’s commonly found on many Seiko watches. It’s tougher than mineral glass yet not as strong as sapphire crystal. This offers a good level of protection from scratches and knocks.

Seiko Flightmaster Watch Movement

This Seiko Pilot watch runs on a 7T92 caliber chronograph quartz movement that has a 3 year power reserve and also has a hacking feature. This is a reliable and accurate movement.

Seiko Flightmaster Watch Size

The casing of the Seiko Flightmaster SND255P1 has a diameter of 42mm, not including the crown. The thickness of the casing is approximately 11mm. This is a decent popular size for most men’s watches.

Seiko SND255 Strap

The strap of the Seiko Flightmaster is made of stainless steel and has a width of 20mm. It fastens with a standard fold over style clasp that has a safety catch. If you wanted to swap this out to a different style band it’s something you could do too.

Seiko SND255P1 Extra features

The watch also features compass directions and a pilot slide rule on the bezel.

Seiko Flightmaster Water Resistance Rating

The Seiko Flightmaster has a pretty good water resistance rating. It’s rated at 100m or 10 bar making it suitable for recreational surfing, swimming, snorkeling, sailing and water sports.

Seiko Flightmaster Watch Specifications

  • Band: Stainless steel strap, standard length, 20mm width, fold over style clasp.
  • Case: Stainless steel casing, sizing diameter: 42mm and thickness: 11mm.
  • Dial: Analogue display. Hardlex glass window lens.
  • Movement: 7T92 Quartz movement.
  • Water Resistant: A water resistance of up to 100m / 10 bar.

Seiko Flightmaster Watch Advantages

  1. Luminous hands
  2. Quartz 7T92 movement
  3. Date display
  4. Hardlex crystal
  5. 100m water resistance rating
  6. Compass directions
  7. Pilot Slide Rule

Seiko Flightmaster Watch Disadvantages 

  1. The watch has a large 42mm diameter which may not be suitable for people with smaller wrists

My Final Thoughts On This Seiko Flightmaster Review:

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The Seiko Flightmaster SND255P1 is a popular choice for those looking for an affordable yet practical pilot style timepiece. It features plenty of information on the watch including compass directions and a pilot slide rule for those who require it.

After looking into the watch design, quality, features, and pricing this watch received a 8/10 from us at The Watch Blog.

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Where to buy the Seiko Flightmaster

I like to stick to listing retailers that I’ve actually had experience buying from in the past. Below I’ve listed some of the top places to buy this watch from, check all for the best price. Variations of this watch include: Seiko SND255, Seiko SND255P1.

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