In The Cockpit 2: Inside History-Making Aircraft of World War II

Hardcover | May 4, 2010

byAir A National Air And Space Museum

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“Having spent most of my life in the cockpit, I am well acquainted with the sheer magnificence of these machines. World War II ushered in a new era in aviation and military technology, and this book gives an exclusive look into some of the most famous planes in the history of flight.”
— Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger

The follow-up to 2008’s In the Cockpit, this gorgeously designed book focuses specifically on the interiors of World War II aircraft. In the Cockpit II features rare aircrafts from the Smithsonian’s collection and a visual viewpoint of cockpits that museum goers never get to see, plus a foreword by distinguished pilot Robert A. Hoover. A perfect gift for Father’s Day and holidays!

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“Having spent most of my life in the cockpit, I am well acquainted with the sheer magnificence of these machines. World War II ushered in a new era in aviation and military technology, and this book gives an exclusive look into some of the most famous planes in the history of flight.” — Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger The follow-u...

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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 tech...

Smithsonian Institution has worked since 1846 to preserve American history and heritage and to promote innovation, research, and discovery in science. The Smithsonian is the #1 brand for quality, according to the 2003 Equitrend Brand Study. The Institution is comprised of 19 museums, the National Zoo, 9 research centers, and 140 affili...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:144 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.88 inPublished:May 4, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061684341

ISBN - 13:9780061684340

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?Having spent most of my life in the cockpit, I am well acquainted with the sheer magnificence of these machines. World War II ushered in a new era in aviation and military technology, and this book gives an exclusive look into some of the most famous planes in the history of flight.?(Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger)