A photo essay of classic instruction manuals. (Wired, 20 October 2008)How do you run the A/C on a spy plane? Where's the Start button on a nuclear power plant? Don't try to wing it—read the directions!
Modern-day technical writing came out of the aerospace and defense industry. Wired has a loving look back at some of the classics, starting with the Project Gemini Familiarization Manual. ;-)