By Donald Nijboer
The second one international struggle was once a vintage interval within the improvement and perfection of propeller-driven airplane. outfitted through the obstacle of wartime, those airplane and the cockpits inside of them have been marvels of expertise, ingenuity and layout. Cockpit is the 1st ebook that places the reader into the pilot's seat of those really good vintage aircraft.
Cockpit is wealthy in old pictures of the insides of dozens of the main celebrated, and feared, aircraft-American, British, jap, Russian and German. those classic images and a candid "pilot's standpoint" on every one inside provide a distinct behind-the-scenes view not just of the extreme airplane, but additionally of the heroic males who flew them. Cockpits depicted comprise: - Lockheed P-38 Lightning - Hawker typhoon - Grumman Wildcat - Mitsubishi Zero-Sen - Boeing B-17 Flying castle - Yakovlev Yak-3 - Gloster Gladiator - Messerschmitt ME 262
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Cockpit - An Illustrated History of World War II Aircraft Interiors by Donald Nijboer