The IWC Pilots watch the 80th anniversary of the pilot's watch in production

Mythical Forever Large Pilot Watches Pilot Chronograph Large pilot watch in 2016 also with its iconic clear design and modern technology impress fans. On the black dial, the designer returns the triangular logo with the number "9" back to its intended position. In the pilot chronograph, IWC designers dropped the small numbers on the triple date display and the outer minute turn. In 2016, the IWC celebrated the 80th anniversary of the pilot's watch production - in 1936, the watch factory introduced the first "watch specially tailored to the pilot." This is the beginning of a passionate link between the IWC and the pilot's theme. Only four years later, the first precision navigation watch (also known as the German B-Uhr) large pilot watch (52 TSC type) followed, grand debut, and become a pilot model of all pilots. This 55 mm diameter watch huge size, thanks to lengthen the strap, can be worn outside the flight suit. Dial with black design, with a large luminous Arabic numerals radium, and minutes and seconds display line scale. Propeller pointer and the central second hand coated luminous material. The large triangular logo with dot marks on both ends is now a classic design feature for pilot watches, this time being placed at the 12 o'clock position in minutes. In 2002, the IWC regained the tradition of a large pilot watch. Designers reintegrated this triangular mark within minutes and omitted the number "9." In the all-new 2016 series, IWC returns to the tradition of large aviator watches, giving the classic aviator design to the large aviator watch (model number: IW500912): the triangle logo is placed under the minute circle again for this reading When the auxiliary flag gives more weight, and the number "9" back to its intended location. In addition, the figures are slightly thick and the five-minute scale becomes slimmer. The whole timepiece function is more harmonious, and with the 1940's original watch astonishingly similar. Large pilots watch classic cockpit style, inspired by the design of the 1940s, the watch was a pilot a navigation aids. Dashboard features simplicity and readability. A typical example is the cockpit of the Junker Ju 52 aircraft. The legendary aircraft, as a watch on the bottom of a large pilot's watch, is reminiscent of a once-flying myth. This myth continues in the current pilot watch series. The Santoni strap is crafted in black calf leather and complements the watch perfectly. For the first time on this large aviator watch, the IWC uses calfskin strap from this famous footwear manufacturer. IWC homemade 51111-type movement integration watchmaking technology culmination. Spring-loaded pendulums and pemberton pawl-up systems provide a power reserve of more than seven days in the shortest amount of time; the power reserve display at "3 o'clock" indicates the time remaining until the movement stops. Large aviator watch with date display at 6 o'clock and central seconds handpiece essential for flight - original large pilot watch (52 TSC) or even a central second hand into its watch name - "Seconde Centrale "(SC). The 46 mm case, waterproof, up to 6 bar, features a soft iron inner case to ensure that the movement is unaffected by the effects of the magnetic field. In addition, the large pilot watch has a unique conical crown, reminiscent of the era of the once-flying pioneer. At that time, pilots had to wear gloves to adjust the watch in an unheated or open cockpit and wind it up. Chronograph to give up the triple date display Pilot chronograph watch (model: IW377709 / IW377710) in 2016 using the day single heavy digital date display, the designers decided to abandon the triple date display. The small five-minute number on the outer minute circle is also omitted. The reason is simple: IWC hopes to reshape the distinctive features of the classic pilot's watch on the dial - sharpness to ensure readability in all lighting conditions. Equipped with the rugged 79320 chronograph movement, the watch records segments up to 12 hours and accumulated timekeeping. Its soft iron inner shell can withstand the influence of external magnetic field. Pilot chronograph with 6 bar water resistance An optional Santoni calfskin strap (model number: IW377709) or a newly designed elegant steel bracelet (model number: IW377710). In addition, the pilot chronograph watch is now available with a two-tone fabric strap inspired by the historic Nato strap. Pilot chronograph Model IW377709 ∙ IW377710 Technical characteristics Movement 79320 Vibration frequency 28800 times per hour / 4 Hertz 25 gems Power reserve 44 hours Automatic winding on the chain Material Type IW377709: Stainless steel case, black dial, black Santoni calfskin strap, steel pin buckle Model IW377710: Stainless steel case, black dial, stainless steel bracelet with fine adjustment Crystal double-sided anti-reflective convex sapphire glass table mirror Waterproof 6 bar 43 mm in diameter Thickness of 15 mm

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