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Exhibit: Flight of the Intruder

Cockpit views

The slightly - left - and up position (Keypad 7) was excellent in a left hand turn. For the first time I could really get a grip on flying formation and keeping an eyeball on the bogie in a turn.

A-6 Intruder cockpit from Flight of the Intruder

These were the days before the virtual cockpits in sims, and padlock views we take for granted today.

Rowan devised an ingenious system where the keypad snapped to various viewpoints. The slightly - left - and up position (Keypad 7) was excellent in a left hand turn. For the first time I could really get a grip on flying formation and keeping an eyeball on the bogie in a turn.

Circuit patterns around the carrier were suddenly a lot easier too.

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