Ergonomics Fail

9 Oct

An illustration for an article titled “At the Controls of an Aircraft of the Future” from May 1932 Popular Mechanics:

  • An artist’s conception of the way rockets will be guided in the flights through space by pilots strapped in a sealed compartment.

Even when this was written, aircraft, trains, and submarines – to say nothing of radio equipment – would have been more heavily instrumented than shown here.

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