Swiss watch brand Zenith September 17, 2012 officially presented its new collection of Pilot. Presentation held at the Museum of Arts and Crafts in Paris. Release of a new collection once again a confirmation of commitment and experience of aviation in this area.
During the presentation, guests were presented watches Pilot Montre d’Aeronef Type 20, collected on the basis of the caliber of 5011K, which in the 1967 State of Neuchâtel Observatory awarded the title of the world’s most accurate timepiece. Were presented as a unique model of Pilot Big Date Special, equipped with a mechanism legendary El Primero, Pilot Doublematic – mechanical caliber El Primero 4046 two-disc, in parallel display the time in different parts of the world.
Excellent models of Zenith at various times have been fascinated by many. Louis Bleriot, the first person has flown the Channel, even then noted that “happy hours Zenith, which is always served faithfully, and I never tire of recommending them to anyone who requires a high accuracy.”
Decoration evening served Louis Bleriot aircraft, owned the permanent collection of the Museum.
Note also that, among the many guests of the presentation, the representative of Zenith – Felix Baumgartner. As part of Red Bull Stratos project he plans to jump out of the capsule from the height of 36.5 km.
Felix will be the first man to break the sound barrier in free fall from the edge of space. His faithful friend in flight will watch Zenith El Primero Stratos Flyback Striking 10th.