In 2017, Hamilton became the official timekeeper of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship, which opened the Xinjiang region of racing. Nicolas Ivanoff, the brand’s ambassador since 2005, is one of 14 top pilots. They competed in speed, precision and technology in this unique aircraft speed competition, and presented a stunning visual feast. The pilot drove a fast, agile and light racing aircraft, at low altitude between the inflatable beacons 25 meters above the track.
Fourteen pilots will compete for the title of Red Bull Aerobatic World Championship in eight masters worldwide. The Challenger Cup was attended by nine pilots, allowing young pilots to hone their low-altitude flying skills while feeling the beauty of the sport.
The 2017 event will be held in eight cities around the world, and the opening event will be held in Abu Dhabi from February 10th to 11th. This event is the 75th event of the Red Bull Aerobatic Flying Championships and is very memorable.
Aviation, technology and precision are integral parts of the Hamilton brand. Hamilton has a deep aviation tradition and maintains good cooperation with international flight show events and flight teams. This cooperation will further consolidate the brand’s pivotal position in the aerobatic world.
Hamilton International Global CEO Sylvain Dolla said: ‘Hamilton has a glorious history of serving the aviation industry. The latest cooperation with the Red Bull Aerobatic World Championship will further consolidate the brand in the aviation field. Reputation. Hamilton is proud to be the official timekeeper of the Red Bull Aerobatic World Championship, taking aviation watches to the next level. ‘
Erich Wolf, General Manager of Red Bull Aerobatic World Championship Co., Ltd. said: ‘The Red Bull Aerobatic World Championship has been working with Hamilton for ten years. In 2017, the tenth season of the championship, we The relationship will certainly be closer. Both of us have a deep passion for flying and are committed to a higher standard. We look forward to this year’s exciting race. ‘
Hamilton has timed air activities since 1919, and the brand’s watches and aeronautical instruments won the trust of pilots at the time. In addition to timing the first flight of American Airlines, the brand became the official watch of TWA, Eastern, United and Northwest in the 1930s. These instruments demonstrate outstanding professional performance, combined with an adventurous spirit combined with precision, assisting the navigation of the first cross-coast route in the United States and pushing commercial aviation into the modern era.
Today, many flight teams use Hamilton watches as standard equipment, including South Korea’s 123nd Squadron, Spain’s Patrulla Aspa, and the US VP-40 Patrol Squadron Forty. , Apache Apache stand-alone display team (Apache) and F-16 performance team. Through these collaborations, Hamilton has in-depth understanding of pilots’ needs and watch functions required to develop watches specifically designed for pilots, such as the Zermatt Flying Eagle for the Swiss Alps helicopter transport and rescue company. Zermatt) designed Khaki series sailing watch.
To celebrate the event, the brand will launch a special edition of the Khaki Series Flight Race, available in two models: Hamilton models with orange and black dials, and a unique embossed caseback highlighting Hamilton and Nicholas Ivan The close relationship of Nicolas Ivanoff; the official chronograph model has a blue and gray dial, the red second hand echoes the representative color of Red Bull, and the strap is decorated with a unique embossed pattern. Both watches feature a 38 or 42 mm stainless steel case with a black leather strap or a stainless steel bracelet.
Hamilton Khaki Flight Race Watch
Case diameter Ø 38 and 42 mm
Case material: stainless steel
Dial Multi-layered black and orange dial (Hamilton model)
Multi-layered blue and red dial (official chronograph)
Hands Hour, minute and second hands coated with Super-LumiNova®
Strap Black leather strap with H-shaped steel buckle
Stainless steel bracelet with folding clasp
H-10 automatic mechanical movement, 80-hour power reserve
Table mirror Sapphire glass
Water resistance 5 bar (50 meters)
Suggested retail price (including VAT) from CHF 725