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vzlet
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Cockpit & Panel Site

Wed Aug 03, 2005 4:52 am

I thought this extensive collection of US military cockpit photos was pretty interesting: http://gra.midco.net/mlgould/

You don't often find four throttles on the left side of a cockpit...
http://www.wpafb.af.mil/museum/research/bombers/b5/b58cp-1.jpg

...and eight are extremely rare:
"That's so stupid! If they're so secret, why are they out where everyone can see them?" - my kid
 
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RE: Cockpit & Panel Site

Wed Aug 03, 2005 5:35 am

That's some good stuff..!!
I would love to see the geeks on the hobby forum to get a hold of the B-58 and have some fun with it  Smile
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RE: Cockpit & Panel Site

Fri Aug 05, 2005 8:12 am

Quoting Vzlet (Thread starter):
You don't often find four throttles on the left side of a cockpit...

I did when I was a first officer.
Happiness is not seeing another trite Ste. Maarten photo all week long.
 
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RE: Cockpit & Panel Site

Fri Aug 05, 2005 9:24 am

Quoting Vzlet (Thread starter):
You don't often find four throttles on the left side of a cockpit...



Quoting SlamClick (Reply 2):
I did when I was a first officer.

But your horizons obviously expanded beyond that initial, limited view!
"That's so stupid! If they're so secret, why are they out where everyone can see them?" - my kid

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