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Cockpit

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1 Cockpit parts before finishing3

Cockpit parts before finishing

3 Upper & lower instrument panels1

 Upper & lower instrument panels

5 Gyroscopic gun sight1

Gyroscopic gun sight

7 Cockpit covered with thin styrens plastic & painted green zinc chromate

Cockpit covered with thin styrene plastic & painted green zinc chromate

9 Cockpit another view of installation. Note spreader bar at the left

 Another view of the cockpit installation. Note spreader bar at the left

11 Instrument panel being glued in place

 Instrument panel being glued in place

13 Finished cockpit with Pilot & gyroscopic gun site

 Finished cockpit with Pilot & gyroscopic gun site

15 Right view

 Right view

17 Side view

Side view

19 Finished P-51D cockpit

Finished P-51D cockpit

2 Cockpit parts after finishing

Cockpit parts after finishing

4 Misc. gauges & switches

Misc. gauges & switches

6 Lower instrument panel must be shorten to fit in short tub

Lower instrument panel must be shorten to fit in short tub

8 After gluing on small finished parts the cockpit was installed

After gluing on small finished parts the cockpit was installed

10 Cockpit installation note I holding fixtrue & spreader bar at bottom while glue dries

Cockpit installation note I holding fixture & spreader bar at bottom while glue dries

12 Installation complete except for gun sight

Installation complete except for gun sight

14 Another view of the cockpit

Another view of the cockpit

16 Left view

Left view

18 Rear view

 Rear view

20 Finished P-51D cockpit from right side

Finished P-51D cockpit from right side.

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