Aviation enthusiasts can now get their hands on a timepiece inspired by a rare watch that is only available for TOPGUN graduates. We're talking about the "Strike Fighter Tactics Instructor" watch, which was created in 2018 to celebrate the US Naval Aviation Community. Limited to 1,500 pieces, the Pilot's Watch Chronograph Top Gun Edition "SFTI" shares the same hard-wearing attitude as the original model with a 44.5mm case made out of scratch-resistant black zirconium oxide ceramic.
The watch also features a case back and chronograph pushers made out of Ceratanium, an equally rugged material that is a proprietary material from IWC. The all-matte black finish is complemented by an all-black dial and luminescent hands and a second hand that features a tail that is shaped like the silhouette of a fighter jet. Powering the watch is IWC's in-house 69380 calibre, which features a column-wheel design with day/date functionality and a 46-hour power reserve.