National Geographic : 1940 Dec
706 The National Geographic Magazine Photograph from Engineering and Research Corp. Driven Like an Automobile, the Ercoupe Also Is "Spin-proof" The tricycle arrangement of the wheels makes safer landings. The plane is flown by a single control wheel, without rudder pedals. The cabin seats two people. Several light planes of this type are manufactured. Photograph by (i|gnonl rron I lnitelItlAr jlnes "Flying" the Link Trainer Is so Realistic It May Even Make a Pilot Dizzy! The trainer (left) is equipped with actual instruments and controls. A pilot sits inside with the hood closed and "flies blind," while an automatic recorder draws a diagram of his "flight" on the instructor's desk.