20-36L Capacity
The ONE that does it ALL

The Ultimate Modular Pilot Backpack

 

Different bags are needed when it comes to daily use, shooting and traveling, we often fall into a dilemma over which bag to bring along.

The PILOT Backpack - 20L

 

 

 

 

The 360° Velcro compatible interior allows dividers to be set up freely.

With a 20L capacity, the Pilot Backpack can hold a 15” laptop + 2 full frame DSLRs + 5 lenses.

For travel occasions, you can pack a DSLR body + 2 lenses, a pair of shoes, clothes, toiletry, etc.

7 pockets located throughout the backpack for stashing small accessories and personal belongings.

 

 

 

 

“Comfort should be a basic feature which needs to be applied to every bag ”

 

Designed by Chief Designer Albert Y., the widened trapezoid-shaped ergonomic strap system and multi-layered cushioned back panel help distribute weight evenly throughout your shoulders and back, keeping the backpack drawn to your torso at all times.

 

 

 

 

Camera Accessibility

 

Dual side L-shaped access points allow fast, one-handed entry.

 

 

 

A Quick-Release Peak Design Camera Mount can be attached to the shoulder straps.

 

 

 

 

CORDURA® Waxed Canvas

 

 

 

Lightweight, Water Repellent, Anti-Tear - The toughest canvas you can find

 

For the love of the canvas, early Wotancraft bags were built from traditional waxed canvas. However, due to the bulkiness of traditional canvas, Wotancraft has developed a new lightweight CORDURA Ⓡ Waxed Canvas. Presented as cotton-like fabric, the new CORDURA Ⓡ canvas is soft and durable, unlike ordinary CORDURA Ⓡ that has a plastic-like texture.

With use, WOTANCRAFT waxed CORDURA ® bags will develop light shaded scuff marks, similar to the “fading” effect you find on raw denim pants. Even with a lack of leather and metal accessories, the PILOT still inherits Wotancraft’s “Vintage Soul” vibe.

 

CLICK HERE to learn more about CORDURA®

 

 

 

 

This Is The Wotancraft Way

 

For the past decade, Wotancraft has been expressing our love for vintage, photography, adventure, and WWII aesthetics through our creations. pursuing "Style & Functionality" has always been Wotancraft's long term goal.

 

 

 

 

Already a very convenient backpack to use, the PILOT also has a set of Add-on Module Pouches for adapting to different scenarios. CLICK HERE to learn more about the Add-on Module System.

 

 

Tactical Add-on Module System

“Tactical Modular Design, Arrangeable 20-36L Setups”

 

On its own, the Pilot Backpack is a complete backpack with reasonable capacity, storage compartments and functions. However, Wotancraft Designer Albert Y. is still not satisfied with it.

“How can I make this bag suitable for any kind of scenario...?”

He came up with the idea of adding 3 optional Add-on Pocket Modules for users to decide what they need.

 

 

 

 

A 30-second short introduction showing you the Pilot Backpack’s capacity.

 

 

 

Here are some setups for different scenarios: (Add-on Pocket Modules are optional)

 

Shooting: 21L & 28.5L

 

① Pilot Backpack 20L
+ Fighter01 Accessory Pouch 1L

 

 

 

② Pilot Backpack 20L
+ Fighter01 Accessory Pouch 1L
+ Fighter03 Rider Bag 7.5L

 

When planning for a photography trip, other than storing your camera and gear in the main compartment, you can increase your packing space by adding 1-2 modules.

 

 

Travelling & Camping: 36L

 

Pilot Backpack 20L
+ Fighter01 Accessory Pouch 1L
+ Fighter02 Travel Pouch 7.5L
+ Fighter03 Rider Bag 7.5L

 

The fully equipped Pilot Backpack handles all your outdoor activities.

 

 

 

 

Sidekicks? Think again...

 

When all 3 of these Add-on Module Pouches are detached from the backpack, they can all function individually with different characteristics.

 

 

 

 

The Pilot Backpack’s most outstanding feature might be its adaptability in different outdoor scenarios.

 

 

 

Other than the Pilot Backpack’s 3 Add-on Module Pouches, the Pilot Travel Camera Bag is also a module compatible bag.

 

 

 

Photographer Piotr Ma with his own take on arranging the Add-on Pocket Modules.

 

 

 

 

“We design the bag, you decide the setup”

 

Allowing you to organize your own space and no longer limited by fixed compartments, the 3 Add-on Pocket Modules, Interior Pocket Modules and 360° Velcro compatible interior allow you to create the most user-friendly setup.

(If you are interested in sharing your layout with us and others, feel free to contact us or add to our Wotancraft Facebook Group.)

 

Link to Wotancraft's Facebook Group

 

 

For more images and details of the Pilot Travel Camera Backpack, CLICK on “Features & Specs”.

 

 

Features

 

[ Appearance & Capacity]

 

The Pilot Backpack has a 20 - 36 Litre capacity with 3 optional Add-on Pocket/Pouch Modules which all could be used individually.

The Kangaroo Front Flap Design can fit a jacket or a pair of shoes by loosening and tightening the straps. An optional Add-on Pouch Module for accessories can also fit in this space as well.

※ CLICK HERE for optional Add-on Modules

 

7 storage pockets located throughout the main body, including 2 hidden mesh pockets for storing passports, wallets, coins, etc.

 

Coated with Teflon ® and PU, the military grade CORDURA ® fabric is not only water repellent but also anti-tear and light in weight, making the Pilot Backpack the best “guardian” for your precious gear.

 

 

[ Designed for Photography & Travelling ]

 

The large L shape zipper openings on both sides of the Pilot, allows quick access to the main compartment without having to put your bag on the ground.

 

The Outer & Interior Pocket Modules System allows you to organize your gear for different scenarios.

※ CLICK HERE for optional Add-on Modules

 

The Tripod Strap which comes with the backpack can secure your tripod firmly on the side of the bag. Also, for preventing rainwater from gathering, the sidepockets have drainage holes at the bottom.

 

Designed in a trapezoid shape, the widened ergonomic strap system helps distribute weight evenly throughout your shoulders and keeps the backpack close to your back.

 

An optional waist strap is also available.
When carrying over 10kg or more, we would recommend installing the waist strap to take 80% of the load off your shoulders and distributing it on your waist. (CLICK HERE for the Waist Strap)

 

 

 

Dimensions

 

External Dimensions (W x D x H)
30 x 17 x 48 cm

 

 

Main Compartment (W x D x H)
29 x 15 x 45 cm

 

Detachable dividers included

CLICK HERE for different layouts

 

 

15” Laptop Compartment (W x H)
28 x 36 cm

 

Can fit a 15” Laptop

 

 

Front Panel Pocket (Outer)
23 x 13 cm

 

Can fit lens caps, filters and small accessories

 

 

Front Panel Pocket (Inner)
23 x 33 cm

 

Can fit shades, memos, keys, wallets, etc.

 

 

Lid Pocket
25 x 20 cm

 

Can fit a foldable umbrella

 

 

Hidden Mesh Pockets x2
10 x 18 cm

 

 

Side Pockets x2
15 x 19 cm

 

Can fit a 500L water bottle, an S-M size tripod (e.g. PeakDesign Travel Tripod) with the help of a tripod strap

 

 

Luggage Handle Strap (located on the backboard)
Opening 21 cm

Suitable for a 20cm wide luggage handle

 

 

 

Front Add-on Pouch Loop Straps x2
Width: 2.4cm
Slot Opening: 3cm

 

※ CLICK HERE for optional Add-on Modules

 

 

Side Add-on Pouch Loop Straps x2
Width: 2.4cm
Slot Opening: 3cm

 

※ CLICK HERE for optional Add-on Modules

 

 

Weight
with dividers ± 1.8 kg
without dividers ± 1.65 kg

 

 

Materials

 

Nylon 6,6 yarn Cordura ® 500D tear-proof waxed canvas(CLICK HERE to see more)

Ultra-strength bonded Nylon 6,6 thread

Medical grade durable microfiber lining, less likely to fuzz after Velcro attachments

Cotton fabric liner

Duraflex Swivel Snap Hook

High-density EVA foam padding (bag and dividers)

Latex foam

YKK water resistant zipper

 

 

Package include

 

main bag x1

PILOT velcro divider with flexible wing pads x2

velcro divider L size(without lid) x2

chest strap x1

tripod strap x1

dustproof bag x1

 

※ CLICK HERE for optional Add-on Modules

 

Q & A

 

Q:  Is there warranty to Wotancraft bags?

 

A:  All Wotancraft products have a 3-year warranty period (“CLICK HERE” for more details).

 

 

Q:  Are there any other sizes for the Pilot backpack?

 

A:  Currently only this size is available.

 

 

Q:  Can the laptop compartment fit a 15” laptop?

 

A:  The laptop compartment is designed for 15” laptops, but it can fit a 2020 16” MacBook Pro. As long as your laptop measures within 36 x 28cm, then it should fit.

 

 

Q:  How many bodies and lenses can the Pilot Backpack hold?

 

A:  It can fit up to 2 full frame DSLR bodies + 5 lenses.

 

 

Q:  Can the Pilot Backpack fit a full frame DSLR with a battery grip?

 

A:  Yes, it can hold a full frame Canon EOS 5D Mark IV with a battery grip / Nikon D850 with a battery grip

 

 

Q:  Can the Pilot Backpack fit a camera with a 70-200mm lens attached in the main compartment?

 

A:  Yes, we have tried to fit a Sony A7 + 70-200mm f4 vertically in the main compartment with no closure issues.

 

 

Q:  Can the Pilot Backpack fit a drone?

 

A:  Yes, it can fit up to a DJI Mavic foldable drone.

 

 

Q:  When traveling, are there any spaces to store dirty laundry / shoes?

 

A:  We would suggest the optional Cordura ® Travel Pouch. This pouch could be attached between the front flap and the main body. Coated with a layer of PU, the pouch prevents water from seeping in or out and makes it easy to clean and dry. (CLICK HERE for optional Add-on Modules)

 

 

Q:  Is the Pilot Backpack waterproof?

 

A:  No. but it is water-resistance. The interior remains dry even under heavy rain.

CLICK HERE for more details of the water-resistance fabric.

 

 

If you have any questions regarding the ordering process at WOTANCRAFT, click here for more details.

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