Now it’s official: the BC4 Flight Timer is the best of the best!

06.05.2009 - Now it’s official: the BC4 Flight Timer is the best of the best!

Oris is celebrating winning the 2009 ‘Best of the Best’ Red Dot Design Award for our innovative pilots’ watch the BC4 Flight Timer! The award is world-renowned and recognises outstanding design across a range of different products. The BC4 Flight Timer is this year’s star!

With a ‘Best of the Best’ award in the category of product design, Oris now joins the likes of Siemens, Apple and BMW who have all previously won a Red Dot title. For 2009 companies from 49 countries entered a total of 3231 products for consideration and the Oris BC4 Flight Timer came out on top!

Product Development Manager at Oris, Ralf Hilbich said: “I’m absolutely delighted we’ve received this prestigious award for the BC4 Flight Timer. We always knew that the design and testing work we did with the pilots was invaluable. At Oris form always follows function and to win a Red Dot design award is absolutely fantastic.”

The BC4 Flight Timer can display three time zones on one dial using the Oris developed Worldtimer movement. It uses simple pushers to adjust the time on the main display forward or backward – perfect for those who regularly travel across several time zones and another Oris innovation. The case shape is based on a flight instrument and the innovative folding clasp operates in the same way as an airline seatbelt. The watch has received positive feedback from pilots and watch fans alike since its launch at Baselworld 2008. The Red Dot award is the cherry on the cake!

To see images of the BC4 Flight Timer please visit the gallery.

To watch the BC4 in aerobatic action click here.

To watch the 3D animation click here.


Link to the gallery

Link to the Product page