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  • Above and below the viewplate were the pointers and the swinging needles which indicated the speed and angle of vertical movement, the altimeter, the directional compass, and the horizontal speed and distance indicators.

    The Airlords of Han

  • An optical counter flashed the range numbers at him from the upper edge of the viewplate.

    Pigeons Having Sex On An Air Conditioner In New York

  • The two OBS men did a war dance of their own as a trail of penciled flame swept across the viewplate and off into space.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • The image on her viewplate wavered a moment and then reappeared, greatly enlarged.

    A Time to Hate

  • The large room they entered had a plasglas viewplate from floor to ceiling directly aligned with the escape pod, a hundred metres below, but optically the gloss was altered to produce a tri-d effect that made the observer feel he was no more than a few feet from the pod.

    Damia's Children

  • The Patch felt the tears blur his vision, and he looked out of the forward viewplate at the bright dot in the black of space that would soon expand to become the City of Bamboo.

    City of Baraboo

  • She wasn't looking at the dreary landscape, but at the information that appeared projected in ghost images onto her viewplate:

    Mindbridge

  • The viewplate of his helmet was so dirty that his bearded face was difficult to see.

    Secret Mission Moluk

  • The arm belonged to Weiss, whose face looked grimly tense beneath the viewplate.

    Secret Mission Moluk

  • Dr. Morton put his hand over his viewplate to shield his eyes from the bright sunlight shining down.

    Secret Mission Moluk

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