On September 3, 2017, a cross-century flight and chat were launched at the Beijing Civil Aviation Museum. With more than 150 years of history, the legendary Swiss watchmaker ZENITH Zenith has invited flying pilots with flying stories and heroic dreams to gather here to explore the journey of human flying dreams to take root, share their brave flying memories, and feel together Zenith’s legendary history and majestic ambitions, together witness the ‘Awesomeness’ of the official release of the Zenith Pilot Series TYPE 20 series special edition watch.
Inside the museum, civil aviation simulators are quietly displayed, and old rusty spots show the discs of time, telling those great achievements of yellowing. Ms. Mendy Cheung, General Manager of Zenith Greater China, was present at the scene, and retired Chinese fighter pilot Mr. Tan Senlao and Ms. Song Yin, the most handsome female pilot in China, appeared in surprise and talked about flying life.
Mr. Tan Sen has been flying for nearly 30 years. He was once awarded the title of First Class Pilot by the Air Force. Song Yin is one of only two female pilots in the active maritime search and rescue team in mainland China. The life experience of the different flying characters of different ages was touched. In the field, the light and shadow are rotated, and the four-color beams are projected on the four simulators in the hall, as if giving it a new life again, and paying tribute to each flying brave who has taken the skies.
Zenith’s new Pilot Series TYPE 20 Special Edition four-color watch was launched immediately. This is the first unisex pilot’s watch with a dial diameter of 40 mm. Its tough and neutral temperament can be adapted to any wrist. The colorful vintage color has successfully captured the favor of dream chasing pilots.
The brave spirit of chasing dreams and deliberate life has always been passed on from Zhenli, from the first flight of ‘Father of Aviation’ Brelio to becoming an air force instrument manufacturer in all countries. Zenith has been accompanying the dream-flighter in the cloud. soar. Recently Zenith has teamed up with ‘Men’s Fashion Media Brand’ Du Shaofei to launch the ‘THE AVIATOR’ solicitation campaign to millions of people, and collected the dream insights of countless pilots who are associated with the sky. Exhibited in the museum that day, and with the simulator on display, cruise in time.
Mr. Tan Sen believes that a qualified fighter pilot must have both a brave temperament and a sacrifice spirit. It is comforting that such a brave spirit has been circulating.
Song Yin also admits that becoming a rescue pilot is a dangerous thing, but this is also her dream. She has to prove with her own actions that women can also be excellent in the field of flying.
Ms. Mendy Cheung, General Manager of Zenith Greater China, said: ‘Zenith has been walking with human flight dreams. Today we are glad that the two pilots were able to attend and share their most authentic experiences and feelings. Let us Talk about fearlessness and bravery, and feel the charm and spirit of flying. Here I also hope that this new release of the Zenith Pilot Series TYPE 20 Special Edition watch will awaken everyone’s courage and ideals to chase the sky. ‘
The Brave’s Choice
Zenith Pilot’s Watch TYPE 20 Special Edition, 40 mm, reference price: RMB 42,900
Among them, the khaki green, blue and burgundy red tri-color watches are limited to 250 pieces worldwide.
Zenith Pilot Collection TYPE 20 Special Edition 40mm
11.1943.679 / 63.C800 (Khaki Dial-Khaki Strap)
11.1941.679 / 94.C814 (blue dial – blue strap)
11.1940.679 / 91.C807 (Cyan Grey Dial-Mustard Yellow Strap)
11.1942.679 / 53.C808 (Crimson Dial-Burgundy Red Strap)
Elite 679 automatic movement
Dimensions: 11 ½“` (diameter: 25.6 mm)
Movement thickness: 3.85 mm
Number of components: 126
Number of jewels: 27
Vibration frequency: 28,800 times / hour (4 Hz)
Power reserve: at least 50 hours
Process: Pendant decorated with ‘Côtes de Genève’
Center hour and minute display
Centered second hand
Case, dial and hands
Diameter: 40 mm
Hollow diameter: 33.10 mm
Thickness: 12.95 mm
Crystal glass: double-sided curved anti-glare sapphire crystal
Case back: old steel case back, engraved with the historic Zenith logo
Material: old steel
Water resistance: 10 ATM (100 meters)
Dial: turquoise, khaki, blue or deep purple, grained surface
Timescale: Arabic numerals with light brown Super-LumiNova® SLN
Hands: black ruthenium-plated and faceted hands with light brown Super-LumiNova®
Strap & Buckle
Strap reference number:
27.00.2018.800 Khaki oily frosted leather strap with protective rubber lining
27.00.2018.807 Mustard yellow oily frosted leather strap with protective rubber lining
27.00.2018.808 Blue oily frosted leather strap with protective rubber lining
27.00.2018.814 Crimson oily frosted leather strap with protective rubber lining
27.95.0031.001 Titanium pin buckle