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    The Journal

    TIME FLIES: THE BIG PILOT - A TRUE ICON

     

    A journey with watch enthusiast Justin Hast & IWC Museum Curator Dr. David Seyffer to discover how the Big Pilot has achieved its iconic standing.

     

    DOES SIZE MATTER?

     

    In this episode, Justin and David start the time machine and retrace the evolution of the Big Pilot, starting with the case size revolution. For a long time, the Big Pilot was only available with a case diameter of 46mm but IWC had at heart to revise this status-quo…

     


    FROM A TOOL WATCH TO A STYLE PIECE

     

    Originally designed to be a tool watch, the Big Pilot rapidly became a stylish watch fitting the modern-day adventurers. Discover the key milestones which made this shift, from pure functionality to cultural icon that has not lost any of its performance.

     


    THE BIG PILOT GOING PERPETUAL

     

    The Big Pilot reveals itself as a watch of challenge and character that has been alongside the greatest, from Kurt Klaus in 2006 to Lewis Hamilton in 2009, incorporating each time the essence of the creator. Justin and David will disclose you all the secrets of these outstanding collaborations.

     


    WHAT ABOUT THE CHRONOGRAPH?

     

    Innovation never stops. Our two watch enthusiasts retrace the evolution of the chronograph feature first introduced at IWC Schaffhausen in 1988. A few years later, in 1992, the Big Pilot Double Chronograph was born with a robust and daring steel bracelet. Listen to the conversation and discover more.

     


    THE PARTNERSHIP EVOLUTION WITH “ST EXUPÉRY” & “LE PETIT PRINCE”

     

    In this episode we look at the iconic Big Pilot’s watches paying tribute to one of the greatest pilots and poet, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, and Le Petit Prince. Delve into the backstage of this creations coming straight out of a dream.

     


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