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Control in the Sky : The Evolution & History of the Aircraft Cockpit

by L.F.E Coombs Code: 21649 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publication date: 01/07/2005 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days Price: AU $75.00
The aircraft cockpit has evolved from a primitive seat with minimal controls and few if any instruments to today's enormously complex control and instrument layouts. This book traces that evolution in military and civil aircraft, explaining the shortcomings and advantages of various layouts. It's a fascinating topic, exhaustively covered in very interesting detail.
Format: Hardback
Pages: 320
Illustration: COLOUR THROUGHOUT
Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS
Publication date: 01/07/2005
Country of publication: UNITED KINGDOM
Weight: 1006 g
Dimensions: 246mm X 172mm
Code: 21649