At the Controls

At the Controls

The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Book of Cockpits

Book - 2001
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This is perhaps the finest collection of cockpit photographs in existence. The National Air and Space Museum holds the world's premier collection of historic aircraft, but visitors to the museum must maintain a respectful distance. In At the Controls , NASM photographers Eric Long and Mark Avino use creative lighting techniques andphotography to duplicate the sensation of actually being at the controls inside the cockpit of 45 legendary aircraft, with access not only to the instrument panels but to the consoles as well. The reader experiences a pilot's-eye view. This book will be a treasured addition to every aviation library.

Publisher: Niagara Falls, N.Y. : Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C. in association with Boston Mills Press, 2001
ISBN: 9781550463651
Branch Call Number: 629.135 At1 2001
Characteristics: 144 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm


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