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[Photo] Close-up view of a P-38G Lightning aircraft cockpit, 23 Dec 1942; note the yoke rather than stick control and the bullet proof glass panel above the instrument panel. Photo 1 of 3.

Close-up view of a P-38G Lightning aircraft cockpit, date unknown; note the yoke rather than stick control

A rare glimpse into the cockpit of a Martin B-26 Marauder. As you can see, the co-pilot does not have an instrument panel and his yoke is side-mounted, providing forward access to the nose gunner and bombardier. The displays were centrally mounted so both pilots could see them.