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Cockpit: An Illustrated History of WWII Aircraft Interiors

Cockpit: An Illustrated History of WWII Aircraft Interiors (Hardback)

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Creature comforts were non-existent. The only thing that seperated the pilot from the hostile environments at 30,000 feet was a thin sheet of aluminum and glass, and for many, the cold steel that surrounded them became a fiery coffin. "Cockpits" shows us what we cannot see. The cluttered, claustrophobic cockpit was not designed for comfort. Riding behind an ear-shattering engine, with the power of a locomotive, proved to be an exhilirating and frightening experience. In contrast to the romantic image of the pilot, the cockpit was a cold and lonely place...

History & PoliticsMilitary HistorySecond World WarHistory & PoliticsMilitary StudiesWeapons & equipmentMilitary vehiclesHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean historyBritish & Irish historyTechnicalEngineering & General TechnologyHistory of engineering & technologyTransportAircraft: general interest Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd Publication Date: 29/09/1998 ISBN-13: 9781840370676  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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