Amazing Airplanes, Helicopters, and Their Cockpits
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I've dreamed of being a pilot since I was a kid, and although many years have passed since then, it's a dream that will never go away. I wanted to feel what pilots feel every time they sit behind the controls of one of these wonderful machines. Luckily for me, thanks to this series of images, I now have a better understanding of what it's like. Take a tour of the cockpits of 13 amazing airplanes and helicopters right here:



The Lockheed Martin F22 Raptor

The Lockheed-Martin F22 Raptor is currently the most advanced operational fighter aircraft in the United States Air Force. It is a stealth fighter that's also capable of taking out land targets.

Lockheed-Martin F22 Raptor



F22 Raptor Cockpit



The Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird

The Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird is, to this day, the fastest airplane ever to fly. It was used as a spy plane to penetrate deep into Soviet territory during the Cold War. The plane last flew in 1998.

Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird



Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird



The Bell AH-1Z Viper

The Bell AH-1Z Viper is an updated version of the Cobra attack helicopter. Pilots wear a heads-up display helmet to read vital information and lock on to targets. It is also known as the Zulu Cobra in aviation circles.

The Bell AH-1Z Viper



The Bell AH-1Z Viper



The Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit, or Stealth Bomber

The Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit, or Stealth Bomber, first flew in 1989. It is a flying wing design, meaning that the airplane's fuselage and wings are all integrated.

Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit, or Stealth Bomber



Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit, or Stealth Bomber



The Mil Mi-24

The Mil Mi-24 is a Soviet-designed heavy attack helicopter that can carry up to eight soldiery. It features many different weapon systems.

Mil Mi-24



Mil Mi-24



Aerospatiale/BAC Concorde

The Aerospatiale/BAC Concorde is one of two supersonic airliners ever to enter service. It could cross the Atlantic in under three hours, however it was retired in 2003 following a fatal accident.

Aerospatiale/BAC Concorde



Aťrospatiale/BAC Concorde



The C-130 Hercules

The C-130 Hercules is one of the most successful transport planes ever - it's been in service for over 60 years, and is likely to remain in service with the United States Air Force well into the 2030s.

C-130 Hercules



C-130 Hercules



The Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk

The Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk is a land attack helicopter that's been in service with numerous air forces around the world since 1974.

 Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk



 Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk



The McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II

The McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II, informally known as the Harrier Jump Jet, is an attack aircraft capable of vertical takeoff and landing.

McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II



McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II



The Hughes H-4 Hercules

The Hughes H-4 Hercules is a prototype flying boat that was conceived as a heavy transport plane for the United States Air Force. It is the second-largest aircraft ever to fly.

The Hughes H-4 Hercules



The Hughes H-4 Hercules



The Spitfire

The legendary Supermarine Spitfire fighter plane flew sorties on behalf of the Allied war effort in World War II.

Spitfire



Spitfire



The Boeing AH-64 Apache

The Boeing AH-64 Apache serves as the primary attack helicopter in many militaries around the world. It was developed in the United States.

Boeing AH-64 Apache



Boeing AH-64 Apache



Now here's a very unusual cockpit. Which airplane or helicopter does this cockpit belong to? The answer is below

cockpit



This is the cockpit of Apollo 14. This lunar module is pictured on the surface of the moon in 1971. It was the third lunar landing made as part of the Apollo program.

Boeing AH-64 Apache