In the Cockpit and In the Cockpit II
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Two Ways to Take the Helm! Thrill aviation enthusiasts with these virtual flight experiences. With its gorgeous four-color archival images In the Cockpit: Inside 50 History-Making Aircraft puts the reader behind the controls of groundbreaking domestic and military airplanes, jets and helicopters. The 150 full-color images of In the Cockpit II: Inside History-Making Aircraft of World War II gives would-be pilots unprecedented close-up access to the instrument panels, controls and crew stations of 34 legendary WWII aircraft. Current and retired curators from our National Air and Space Museum contribute the insightful text and striking images. Books sold together as a set. Padded and antiqued hardcovers; 144 pages each. 10.25"h. x 8.25"w.
Home to the world’s largest collection of historic aircraft and spacecraft, our National Air and Space Museum and its Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center tell the story of human flight—from the first powered heavier-than-air plane to the space shuttle Discovery.
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