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At the Controls: The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Book of Cockpits

At the Controls: The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Book of Cockpits (Paperback)

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This is the finest collection of cockpit photographs ever published. The Smithsonian Museum (NASM) holds the world's finest collection of historic aircraft, but visitors must maintain a respectful distance. In this book, two NASM photographers use creative lighting techniques and an extremely wide-angle lens mounted on an architectural camera to duplicate the sensation of actually being at the controls inside the cockpits of 45 legendary aircraft, including: Wright Brothers 1903 Flyer; Bleriot Type XI; Fokker D.VII; Spitfire VII; Spirit of St. Louis; Focke-Wulf 190; Messerschmitt Me262; P-51 Mustang; B-29 Enola Gay; Chuck Yeager's Bell X-1; F-16 Falcon; Airbus A320; Gemini VII; Apollo Lunar Module; and Space Shuttle Columbia. This book is illustrated with 90 full-colour detailed photographs to delight the aviation enthusiast.

TransportAircraft: general interest Publisher: Boston Mills Press Publication Date: 01/02/2006 ISBN-13: 9781550464825  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Eric F. Long is a senior photographer for the Smithsonian National Air and Space Smithsonian Institution. This is his second book. Mark Avino is chief photographer for the National Air and Space Museum. Tom Alison manages all aspects of care for the National Aviation and Space Collections at the Smithsonian Insitute. Dana Bell is the author of 17 books on aviation and an expert on aircraft markings.

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