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Pilot Big Date Flyback

Material
Ceramic
Bracelet strap
Rubber
Black "Cordura" effect
Buckle
Folding buckle
Triple folding clasp
Dial finish
Black with horizontal grooves
Water resistance
100 m
Size
ø 42.5 mm
Thickness
14.25 mm
Movement
Self-winding mechanical
Power reserve: 60 h, 36000 variations / hours
Silicium escapement
Functions
Hours, Minutes, Seconds, Date, Flyback chronograph
Instantaneous Big date
Reference
49.4000.3652/21.I001
Launch date
03.2023
Collection
Pilot
Price incl. VAT
13’400 CHF
Description

Entirely redesigned from scratch, the all-new ZENITH Pilot collection foregoes the vintage aesthetic for something that draws inspiration from the entire span of aviation – past and present. It is imbued with all the essential features of durability, legibility and intuitiveness, respecting the codes of Pilot watches that ZENITH largely defined over a century ago with some of the earliest recorded aviator clocks and dashboard instruments, now revisited in a more contemporary context with some added ZENITH flair and understated nods to the world of aviation. 

The ZENITH Pilot collection simply wouldn’t be complete without a chronograph reference. And for this latest iteration, ZENITH has gone a step further by developing a new version of its El Primero 3600 calibre, with a host of new functions that have been specifically conceived for the Pilot.

The new El Primero 3652 automatic high-frequency chronograph calibre integrates two functions to the 5Hz chronograph that are a perfect fit for the Pilot: the big date and the flyback function. Beyond its easy readability, the oversized date display in the Pilot Big Date Flyback features a next-gen patented compliant mechanism that advances and stabilizes both of the big date’s wheels in less than 0.03 seconds.

The Pilot Big Date Flyback in ceramic is delivered with black and khaki cordura-effect rubber, while the steel version comes with a black cordura-effect rubber strap and a brown leather strap. All the straps come with an integrated quick-release mechanism for easy swapping without tools.