Inventory of new pilot watches in 2021

Large hands, sturdy casing, clear hour markers, these are the salient features of pilot watches, and it is these features that make pilot watches popular. Pilot’s watches originated in the last century and were essential equipment for pilots in the past. They have developed into one of the most important types of watches. This year, many watch brands have launched new pilot watches with outstanding performance and design.

IWC Pilot Series IW388101
Product model: IW388101
Watch diameter: 41 mm
Case thickness: 14.5 mm
Movement type: automatic machinery
Movement model: 69385
Case material: stainless steel
Water resistance: 100 meters

Speaking of pilot watches, I believe most watch friends will first think of IWC’s pilot series. This year IWC also launched a lot of new pilot series new products. I personally think that this blue watch in the picture is the most IWC brand temperament. The watch uses a stainless steel case with a blue dial and a blue calfskin strap. The colors match harmoniously and are very versatile. Compared with the previous pilot’s watch, the new timepiece has made some adjustments, such as the size is reduced to 41 mm, the water resistance is increased to 100 meters and so on. The movement of this watch uses IWC’s self-produced 69385 self-winding mechanical movement, which can provide the watch with a 46-hour power reserve after being fully wound.

Breitling Pilot 8 Series AB0119131C1P3
Product model: AB0119131C1P3
Watch diameter: 43 mm
Case thickness: 13.97 mm
Movement type: automatic machinery
Movement model: 01
Case material: stainless steel
Water resistance: 100 meters

This Breitling Pilot 8 B01 Chronograph 43 has a diameter of 43 mm, a stainless steel case with a blue dial, and is very versatile. It can be well integrated whether it is matched with formal wear or casual sports wear. The dial of the watch is equipped with a 30-minute and 12-hour cumulative timer and date display, which is highly practical. As the focus of the series, the watch is equipped with a Breitling self-made 01 movement. The charm of the movement can be appreciated through the transparent sapphire back. The power reserve of the movement can be as long as 70 hours after being fully wound.

Bell & Ross INSTRUMENTS series BR0394-PAF1-CE/SRB
Product model: BR0394-PAF1-CE/SRB
Watch diameter: 42 mm
Movement model: BR-CAL.301
Case material: matt black ceramic
Water resistance: 100 meters

Not long ago, Bell & Ross was appointed by the French Air Force as the designated watch partner of the Patrol Air Show Team, and launched a related cooperation chronograph, limited to 500 pieces. The dial is decorated with the badge logo of the patrol air show team: the circle represents the consistent action of the air show team and calmly face each task challenge; the gold background is the color commonly used in military badges; the shape of the nine aircraft is reminiscent of the Fouga Magister coach Aircraft, the aircraft’s array graphic is named “Concorde”; the three-color flag below the logo symbolizes the red, white and blue smoke emitted by the aircraft and the evolution of the aircraft fleet. The watch case is made of matte black high-tech ceramics. The material is lightweight, does not cause skin sensitivity, and has a temperature adjustment function. The watch is equipped with a BR-CAL.301 self-winding mechanical movement, which is water-resistant to 100 meters.

Summary: The above three pilot watches are new models launched this year. They have stable performance and unique appearance, friends who like them can pay more attention to them.

Panerai Luminor GMT Bucherer BLUE – PAM01176

Black ceramic Luminor GMT with electric blue tint

Bucherer BLUE is a unique lifestyle collection created by leading retailer Bucherer in collaboration with selected partners inside and outside the industry. So far, no less than 44 special editions have been launched. Since launching the concept in 2016, Bucherer has collaborated with Panerai to launch three limited edition watches, including the Panerai Luminor Marina Titanio/DLC Bucherer BLUE launched in 2019. This is the fourth chapter of this long-term cooperation, Panerai Luminor GMT Bucherer blue, reference PAM01176.

This new Bucherer BLUE limited edition is based on the classic Luminor GMT, with a black on black color scheme on the case, dial and strap, and is emphasized by the retailer’s signature blue hue. The 44 mm matt black ceramic case adopts the classic proportions and shape of this model, with a blue rubber crown, which is eye-catching; the small second hand, the tip of the GMT hands and the strap stitching are also blue. Last but not least, the Super-LumiNova coating of the markers and hands is electric blue in the dark.

Thanks to the screw-in caseback (printed with the Bucherer blue logo) and the trademark crown protection and locking device, this PAM01176 is water-resistant to 300 meters, making it a sturdy sports watch with a diving certificate.

Panerai Luminor GMT Bucherer BLUE is equipped with modern internal movement P.9010. This large automatic movement with a diameter of 37.10 mm runs at a frequency of 4 Hz and has a power reserve of 72 hours, thanks to two barrels. It displays hours, minutes, small seconds, central second time zone and date. The stop-second device can realize fast and accurate setting.

The watch is paired with an environmentally friendly black textile strap made of recycled PET. There is also a spare black rubber strap that can be installed using the Panerai strap replacement tool that comes with the watch.

Technical Specifications-Panerai LUMINOR GMT BUCHERER BLUE

Case: 44 mm diameter-matt black ceramic case-arched sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating-black coating screw-in solid back cover-patented crown guard and locking system-rubberized blue Crown-300 meters water resistance
Dial: Vertically brushed black dial, sandwich structure
White Super-LumiNova luminous blue
Movement: Automatic movement P.9010-37.10 mm x 6.0 mm-31 jewels-28,800 times/hour-3 days power reserve on two barrels-hours, minutes, small seconds, GMT hands And date
Strap: pin buckle
Interchangeable strap on black textile strap, blue stitching and extra black rubber strap
Reference: PAM01176