IWC Schaffhausen took off with great shock, and grandly kicked off in 2012: the year of pilot watches. TOP GUN has added five new models to the Navy Air Combat Force series, making it a stand in the IWC Pilot’s Watch collection. This year’s highlight is the TOP GUN Miramar watch, a timepiece that pays tribute to California, the birthplace of elite pilots. And two pilot watches equipped with different advanced watchmaking technology-large pilot series TOP GUN navy air force perpetual calendar watch and Spitfire perpetual calendar digital date-month watch, are also ready to fly into the sky.
Joachis, President of IWC Schaffhausen, said: ‘The new Pilot Collection TOP GUN Navy Air Force watch inherits our fine tradition of creating unique precision watches. In the 1940s, pilot watches manufactured by Schaffhausen, Also known as ‘B watch’, it is widely used in the field of flight navigation. At that time, only the watch with the highest accuracy could meet the requirements of the navigator. The pilot’s and his team’s watches were all related to the navigator’s timepiece. Synchronize’. Reading the minutes and seconds clearly and accurately is the most important part of navigation, so most of the watch’s outer ring is only equipped with these two indicators; the clock display is also relatively small and placed on the central circle. IWC designers took this inspiration and set the hour and minute circles on the dial in the large pilot series TOP GUN Navy Air Force Miramar watch and the pilot series TOP GUN Navy Air Force Miramar chronograph watch.
Christian W. IWC Creative Director Christian Knoop added: ‘In the process of tracing the history of pilot watches, we thought of designing Miramar to create the first watch series with a distinctive military style. This allowed us to freely combine military elements with other innovative ideas, Even combining precious materials. This is also unique to the new IWC Miramar series: high-end watches equipped with superb mechanical devices, full of rough, masculine style. ‘ The deep metallic luster of the gray ceramic case and matte charcoal gray dial is reminiscent of sophisticated aviation instruments. Beige hands and minute circles, as well as camouflage elements such as green straps, highlight their military style. The fabric strap is made of tough webbing for military use. The watch also uses two high-tech materials commonly found in the TOP GUN Navy Air Combat Forces series-zirconia on the case, and titanium on the control buttons and case back-and IWC has pioneered watchmaking since the 1980s The world uses these materials. Like the entire TOP GUN navy air combat series, both Miramar models are equipped with IWC-manufactured movements.
Top Gun Miramar Chronograph chronograph stopwatch, ceramic case, 48 mm diameter, hour, minute, second, date, chronograph stopwatch, 89365 automatic winding movement, power reserve 168 hours, fabric strap.
The TOP GUN Navy Air Combat Miramar watch is also the same as other large pilot watches. It is equipped with the largest automatic movement manufactured by IWC and provides a power reserve of 168 hours. This is also a watch with a diameter of 48 mm. The reason for the case. The Pilot Series TOP GUN Navy Air Force Miramar Chronograph 89365 movement is one of the brand’s most advanced and robust chronograph movements. It features fly-back capability and hands to stop the minutes and seconds. With regard to the positioning of this watch series in the international watch market, Karoline Huber, the director of marketing and marketing at IWC, said: ‘Flight enthusiasts around the world see California’s Miramar base. It is the birthplace of the Top Gun navy air force elite, showing its invincible style. We sincerely present the new TOP GUN navy air force Miramar watch series to watch fans, so that they admire the long history of IWC pilot watches At the same time, enjoy the advanced technology of the 21st century and the extraordinary quality unique to IWC. ‘
Since 2007, the TOP GUN Navy Air Force watch has become a classic model in the IWC pilot series. Its name is derived from the United States Navy Fighter Weapons School, a special course called the ‘Attack Fighter Tactical Teaching Program’, which is also known as the Top Gun course. The school relocated to Fallon / Nevada, Nevada in 1996. Anyone who can complete the training course can be called an elite and form the most elite pilot force in the world. Top technology, as well as the spirit of perfection at any time, are the same values of Schaffhausen IWC and Top Gun. The fully equipped large pilot series TOP GUN Navy Air Combat Perpetual Calendar watch is equipped with different advanced features, including four-digit year display perpetual calendar, moon phase display and seven-day power reserve display. The TOP GUN Naval Air Combat Watch, a large pilot series, combines the well-defined instrument design of the 1940s with modern watchmaking technology. Its aircraft-shaped red seconds hand contrasts with the black and white dial. The pilot’s TOP GUN naval air force chronograph watch is equipped with flyback performance and anti-magnetic protection devices, and is equipped with IWC’s homemade movement.