40.1 MB (3.9 MB compressed)
4541 x 3084 pixels
38.4 x 26.2 cm ⏐ 15.1 x 10.3 in (300dpi)
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Flight simulator. View of the cockpit of a flight simulator where a co-pilot is undergoing training. Blurring of the image gives the effect of motion. The cockpit represents one from a commercial transport or passenger aircraft. Here, a runway approach is being simulated. Computers run the simulator creating the motion, vision and sound cues associated with flight, takeoff, landing, and in-flight emergencies. The simulation is an accurate, cheap and safe way of training and checking crew performance.
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