In the Cockpit II
In the Cockpit II: Inside History-Making Aircraft of World War II
Provides close-up access to the instrument panels, controls, and crew stations of 34 legendary World War II aircraft in the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's impressive collection. Using a high-end digital camera with a wide-angle lens and complex shooting techniques that combine digital precision with manual dexterity, photographers Eric F. Long and Mark A. Avino expertly capture every detail of the cockpits, bringing them to life as never before. Insightful text by Smithsonian curators Roger D. Connor and Christopher T. Moore place each cockpit in historical context. Hardcover; 144 pages; contains 150 full color photographs.
Our National Air and Space Museum and Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center showcase one of the world's largest collections of military aircraft and aviation artifacts, and an extensive collection of military jackets, accessories and field instruments.
Every Smithsonian purchase will arrive with a museum provenance card explaining how it is adapted from or inspired by an object or objects in our collection.
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