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Toggles and Dials and Switches, Oh My! » heath ofee dot com

Toggles and Dials and Switches, Oh My!

This is a view of the dash on a flight simulator they have at the Aero Space Museum of Calgary. I’m sure this isn’t nearly as complex as what pilots look at on commercial jets, but there’s still an awful lot to pay attention to! I think on most days they allow guests to hop in and give it a go…maybe on my next visit I’ll give it a try.

Canon EOS 50D, Sigma 10-20mm f/3.5, 14mm, F 8.0, ISO 100

Chris Nitz - April 28, 2011 - 7:19 am

I really like the reflections in the gauges, along with the the flight stick! Great image!

Scott - April 28, 2011 - 7:21 am

That looks intense! Nice shot dude.

Scott Ackerman - April 28, 2011 - 7:25 am

Nice. Feels just like I’m climbing into the cockpit. Great shot bud.

Chris Frailey - April 28, 2011 - 7:58 am

Another fun shot from your trip there. Nice job.

Steve Beal - April 28, 2011 - 7:59 am

HDR is awesome on panels like this, you captured some great images at that museum!

Kristi Hines - April 28, 2011 - 8:20 am

Wow, that’s a lot of things to keep an eye on. Great shot!

A.Barlow - April 28, 2011 - 9:12 am

Nice shadows on this one. and Dang, you’re right, that is a bunch to look at. Try and Google pics of cockpits on commercial jets… wow.

Brian Furbush - April 28, 2011 - 10:43 am

Sweet shot dude, love the processing choice…bit aged/dated looking like the plane’s cockpit itself.

Toad Hollow Photography - April 28, 2011 - 11:47 am

This is awesome. Makes me wanna head out to our airport and talk someone into taking me on a “discovery flight”!!! Great image today Heath!!

Mark Blundell - April 28, 2011 - 12:21 pm

great shot – I think you’d be okay jumping in – it looks like the autopilot is on 😉

Jim Nix - April 28, 2011 - 2:08 pm

very cool Heath, great shot! Jim

Bob Lussier - April 28, 2011 - 6:35 pm

Great shot Heath!

Tom Barnett - April 28, 2011 - 7:59 pm

Love all the details!