B-25J Mitchell

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Named for the “Father of the U.S. Air Force,” General Billy Mitchell, the B-25 Mitchell was a workhorse medium bomber during World War II. The B-25J was the last production model. B-25s were used in the famed “Doolittle Raid” against Japan in April 1942.

Source/ more information: Texas Flying Legends Museum

Photographer Lyle Jansma started creating 360º views of cockpits in 2005, and has documented historic aircraft in several collections, including the Heritage Flight Museum, Museum of Flight, Erickson Aircraft Collection, Evergreen Air & Space Museum, and the National Museum of the Air Force. A full set of his cockpit views is available on the ACI Cockpit360º App for iOS and Android. Keep visiting this site (airspacemag.com/cockpits) as we add to the gallery below.

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