THE WATCH

PRIMUS BLACK OPS PILOT

Hanhart’s brand new limited edition watch is the ultimate tool watch for self-assertive modern individuals, who are looking for a chronograph for any occasions. The PRIMUS Black Ops Pilot is limited to a quantity of 82 pieces, referring to Hanhart’s foundation year 1882. It presents itself as a robust and masculine timepiece in the colours of the night and the Black Forest – the home of Hanhart. The tradition of more than 130 years in combination with progressive design and technology are merged with sportiness and maximum comfort, an ideal condition for outdoor operations and any kind of rough activities during day and night time. This automatic watch is designed for outdoor enthusiasts, but is also made for the individualist, who wants to make a statement. Wearing the PRIMUS Black Ops Pilot conveys the feeling of being focused, tough and decisive.

As for the whole Hanhart collection, the watchmakers put a high value on functionality, quality and contemporary aesthetics in this chronograph. The dark design of a black DLC (diamond-like carbon) coated stainless steel case, the bronze green dial with luminous numerals and index marks as well as the dark green textile strap were contemporary chosen, without neglecting the striking Hanhart details: the distinctive fluted bezel with the eye-catching red marking, the typical “bi-compax” display arrangement and not least the anodized aluminum red button. All of these features embody a dynamic and uncompromising rugged look. However its timeless casual and ensures a maximum comfort on the wrist thanks to its flexible lugs and the durable fabric strap.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

MOVEMENT
Automatic chronograph movement HAN3809 (bicompax)
28,800 vibrations per hour, 4 Hz, 28 jewels
Rotor with a skeletonised Hanhart logo
Power reserve of 42 hours

FUNCTIONS
Small seconds at 9
30-minute counter at 3
Date display at 6

CASE
Black DLC (diamond-like carbon)-coated stainless steel with anodised aluminium red button
Fluted bezel with inlaid red marking
Convex, internally anti-reflective sapphire glass
Screwed-down, internally anti-reflective sapphire glass case back
Screw down crown, flexible lugs, diameter 44 mm, height 15 mm
Water-resistant to 10 ATM

DIAL
Bronze green with Super-LumiNova®-coated luminous numerals, index marks and hands

LARGE CROWN
Ease of use. The screw-in feature prevents unintentional adjustment. Pilots used to operate the crown with their gloves. Today it has become a crowning trademark – with the Hanhart logo.

RED BUTTON
The unique trademark that gets noticed. It underlines the connection between the new collection, the stopwatches and the first pilot’s chronographs from Hanhart

STRAP
Green fabric textile, folding clasp with inlaid red marking made from black DLC-coated stainless steel

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GOOD TO KNOW

THE TRADITION OF HANHART TOOL WATCHES

CHRONOGRAPHS FOR MILITARY OPERATIONS

The origin of Hanhart chronographs has never been representing fashion accessories or luxury items but in serving as reliable tools for pilots and military officers. The first legendary Hanhart pilots watch entered production in 1938 called the “Calibre 40”, which already had to withstand extreme vibrations, enormous temperature changes and further tough conditions. It ensured a perfect readability, even in the dark. Since then Hanhart chronographs have been produced under the claims of maximum precision and reliability, extreme legibility, simple and secure operation, and the greatest possible robustness.

STOPWATCHES FOR SPORTS AND INDUSTRY

It was as early as 1924 that Hanhart launched the world’s first affordable stopwatch. The great success of this model laid the foundation for becoming the leading company in the stopwatch sector. In the 1960s every school and sports club in Germany used Hanhart stopwatches for timekeeping. There hasn’t been any international sports and motorsport competitions without a Hanhart stopwatch keeping the time. Nowadays, those tool watches are still requested for school and sports equipment as well as particularly in industrial and laboratory areas, where the proven quality and precision of Hanhart stopwatches are much appreciated. That’s why Hanhart is still the European leading manufactory for mechanical stopwatches.

SUCCESSOR OF THE PRIMUS SURVIVOR PILOT (2015)

In 2015, Hanhart designed one of the bests-selling watches in its history – the PRIMUS Survivor Pilot. This watch was strictly limited to just 50 pieces and it was immediately sold out, even before entering production!

The new Hanhart PRIMUS Black Ops Pilot takes all the benefits of its predecessor model and develops itself to an ultimate toolwatch for outdoor operations. The black DLC-coated case features a higher scratch resistance and robustness compared to stainless steel, which is perfect for any outdoor activitites. Additionally, it gives the watch a more uncompromising look. The black case design and the bronze green dial complement one another to create a striking appearance with the highest functionality and legibility.

FRIENDS OF THE BRAND

TWO PILOTS – ONE PASSION

HIGH SPEED ON THE TRACK

Born on January 14, 1988 in Ellwangen, Florian Spengler had motor racing in his DNA right from birth. He accompanied his father for karting almost every weekend until he found his passion for Motocross. By the time he was 18, he had fought his way up at the Volkswagen Motorsport talent scouting where he convinced through a flawless performance. In 2010, Florian finished championship of the ADAC Procar in third place and proved that he had not been given the drive simply by fortune. Besides his studies in civil engineering, Florian kept on working on his motorsports career by successfully participating in the ADAC GT Masters as well as Porsche Carrera Cup Germany.

Today, the young Pilot proves his passion for speed in the world’s fastest one-brand-series, the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe, where he pushes boundaries to the limits.

HIGH SPEED IN THE AIR

German native Claudius Spiegel has shown more than great promise. Having started flying gliders at the age of 13, he has since become not only First Officer on the Airbus A320 for SWISS International Airlines, but also one of Germany’s best aerobatic pilots. Claudius earned his aerobatic rating in 2008 at Matthias Dolderer’s flying school. Just 12 flights after beginning training in the Extra 300S, he went on to take fourth place in his first German National Championships in 2009. Evolving through the different categories, he became the German National Aerobatic Champion in the Advanced class in 2012, and one year later the 2013 German National Freestyle Aerobatic Champion in the Unlimited category.

In 2014, Claudius moved up into the Red Bull Air Race World Championship and reached his lifelong dream of becoming one of the most exclusive pilots. Aged 25, he was the youngest pilot ever to get in the cockpit of the Red Bull Air Race and to win the Polish Gdynia in the Challenger Cup.