Created by IWC since 2007, the Top Gun watches take their name from the Strike Fighter Tactics Instructor Program which furnishes the best Navy pilots with flying and strategic preparing. These watches are uncommonly planned with strong materials, like artistic and titanium, to meet the particular necessities of tip top fly pilots.
Now and again of the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (Geneva, 14-17 January 2019), IWC introduced its first Top Gun model with a case produced using sand-hued clay, the Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Top Gun Edition “Mojave Desert”.
The extraordinary shade of this earthenware is roused by the Mojave Desert, home to the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake – the biggest land region of the U.S. Naval force. It precisely coordinates the outfits worn by Navy pilots and is the aftereffect of a combination of zirconium oxide with other metallic oxides.
The dial, the Super-LumiNova-treated hands and the vigorous material lash are likewise sand-coloured. The screw-in crown, the press catches and the case back are made of titanium.
The 44.5 mm x 15.7 mm case houses the 69380 IWC-fabricated type, a 4 Hz (28,800 vph) chronograph development with an exemplary segment wheel plan which likewise shows day and date. Ending up on the two sides, the pawl-winding framework conveys a force hold of 46 hours. A delicate iron inward argument ensures the watch against attractive fields. The “Mojave Desert” is water impervious to 60 meters/200 feet.
Restricted to 500 pieces, the Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Top Gun Edition “Mojave Desert” (ref. IW389103) has a cost of Euro 9,250. iwc.com
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