ALPINA StarTimer Pilot Chrono Big Date Quartz

The all-new StarTimer Pilot Chronograph Big Date is actually designed for serious pilots who fly in fast jets and who make split second decisions about the limits to which they can push their planes and themselves.

The StarTimer Pilot Chrono Big Date features the perfectly readable and essential aviation dials of the Alpina Startimer range, which are appreciated by pilots worldwide. Every element of functionality built into these watches is designed to provide the essential information to a pilot, the moment he needs it.

Every model in the new range is driven by the AL-372 quartz chronograph movement. Other features include an extra-wide 44 mm-diameter, two-part stainless steel case, a scratchproof sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating, big date and small second displays at the 6 o’clock position.

The unmistakable red Alpina triangle signature “the Alpiner” is in its traditional position at the base of the second hand, and for activities other than flying, these watches are water resistant to 100 metres. All watches from the collection come with a fabric “Cordura” strap with a tongue buckle in different colours matching the dial and case, or a stainless steel bracelet.

Alpina is the official watch of the Cessna Aircraft Corporation, and to honour this partner and aircraft manufacturing pioneer, Alpina has engraved a Cessna Citation on the case-back of the StarTimer Pilot Chrono Big Date. The StarTimer Pilot Big Date collection comes with an unrivalled battery life of 48 months.

Technical details
Movement
Quartz caliber, AL-372
Battery life 48 months

Functions
Hours, minutes, small seconds, big date, chronograph

Case
Round 2-part stainless steel case, 44 mm diameter
Sapphire crystal, nicely engraved back with Cessna plane image
Crown and case back screwed
10 ATM Water-resistant

Reference: AL-372B4S6 / AL-372B4S6B / AL-372B4FBS6
The first three watches in the new range, the B4S6, the BRS6B and the B4FBS6, all feature a striking black dial with extra-large contrasting white numerals. The indexes are Superluminova coated for optimum visibility in poor lighting conditions.You can choose from either a subtle grey fabric strap with a tongue buckle, or a fashionable metal bracelet. Another variation sees the watch offered with a black PVD case and matching black fabric strap.

Dial
Black dial, large white luminous numerals for the hours
White luminous hands with Alpina red triangle signature on the second’s hand
Big date and small second display at 6 o’clock

Strap
Grey technical fabric strap with tongue buckle
Also available on metal bracelet

Variations
Black PVD case, with black technical fabric strap

Reference: AL-372GR4FBS6
The next model on offer is the GR4FBS6. This watch features a black PVD case, a military green 60 minutes dial and contrasting beige-coloured, luminous minute indexes and hands. To complete the new look, a sand-coloured fabric strap offers the perfect complement to the beige hands and indexes.

Dial
Green dial, large beige luminous numerals for the minutes
Red circle with red numerals for the hours
Beige luminous hands with Alpina red triangle signature on the second’s hand
Big date and small second display at 6 o’clock

Strap
Sand color technical fabric strap with tongue buckle

Reference: AL-372BGR4S6
Finally, the BGR4S6 is presented with a stainless steel case and a grey “camouflage” grey dial, lending the timepiece an appearance that respects both military and aviation specifications. The grey “camouflage” dial offers an excellent background for the beige minute indexes and hands. The sand-coloured fabric strap completes the package.

Dial
Grey dial, large beige luminous numerals for the minutes
Red circle with red numerals for the hours
Beige luminous hands with Alpina red triangle signature on the second’s hand
Big date and small second display at 6 o’clock

Strap
Sand color technical fabric strap with tongue buckle

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