The Big Pilot
The next chapter of the iconic Big Pilot’s Watch
The true essence of aviator watches, The Big Pilot’s Watch is and has always been an icon in style and function. Today’s Big Pilot’s Watch features an ergonomic 43mm stainless steel case and an ingeniously simple quick-change system for a variety of strap options. Bold design with total comfort and ready for adventures on air, land and sea.
The Big Pilot’s Watch 43
With its striking conical crown, strap with four rivets, and open and legible dial, no other model expresses the essence of IWC’s aviator watches like the Big Pilot’s Watch.
Big Pilot’s Watch Shock Absorber XPL
The nearly invincible Big Pilot’s Watch Shock Absorber XPL
The Big Pilot’s Watch Shock Absorber XPL features one of the world’s most advanced anti-shock systems. Eight years in development, the IWC patented SPRIN-g system is a nearly impossible feat of engineering made real.
Pilot’s Watch Chronograph 41
Experience the New Pilot’s Watch Chronograph 41
With its cockpit instrument-inspired design, the Pilot’s Watch Chronograph is celebrated for its powerful durability and extreme versatility. The new model features a compact 41mm stainless steel case and ingeniously simple quick-change strap system. With limitless everyday applications, it is truly the standard in its class. This is how a sports watch is meant to be made.
The Pilot’s Watch Chronograph 41
A mainstay in the IWC Pilot’s Watches collection is the chronograph. The mechanical stopwatch function not only adds to the typical tool watch appearance but also offers virtually limitless applications in everyday life.
BIG PILOT’S WATCH PERPETUAL CALENDAR
Introducing the reinvention of the Big Pilot Perpetual Calendar
No other feature has defined the Big Pilot’s Watch like the perpetual calendar. Originally developed by legendary watchmaker, Kurt Klaus, the new Big Pilot’s Watch Perpetual Calendar boldly reimagines his classic design for the future. Each model features the latest internal mechanics for synchronized precision and a sapphire case with a clear back to witness the decorated movement.
Big Pilot’s Watch Top Gun Edition “Mojave Desert”
The Unparalleled Strength of The Big Pilot’s Watch Top Gun Edition “Mojave Desert”
Engineered for the most extreme aviation conditions, the new Top Gun Edition watches challenge every notion of what a civilian watch can be. Featuring stunning cases that are inspired by the unforgiving desert and made of specially formulated sand colored ceramic to be one of the hardest materials on the planet.
The pilot’s watch collection at a glance
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IWC MANUFACTURED MOVEMENTS
All Pilot's Watches in the 2021 collection are equipped with an IWC-manufactured calibre movement.
Eight year warranty
Register and benefit from a 6-year extension to our standard 2 year international limited warranty.
Home to our revolutionary new factory, the Manufakturzentrum, as well as hundreds of the most skilled artisans and engineers in the world, Schaffhausen is where the passion and precision of IWC comes together.
The Big Pilot’s Watch is a true statement of design, precision and confidence, something you can feel every time you put one on.
For 85 years, IWC has been engineering Pilot’s Watches tailored to meet the functional requirements and specific needs of professional pilots. Initially conceived as precise and reliable tools for navigation, they are celebrated nowadays for their iconic cockpit instrument design, their extreme robustness and high versatility.
Every timepiece from IWC is put through an extensive series of rigorous tests. Beyond just what the real world can throw at it, we put them through impossible scenarios to push them to their utmost limits.