Don't have German cockpits?!! I've got to know where you heard that. U.S., German, British, Japanese, Russian, Italian, French, and even Romanian airplanes, all with their own cockpits. (Did I leave anybody out?).
"From our orbital vantage point, we observe an earth without borders, full of peace, beauty and magnificence, and we pray that humanity as a whole can imagine a borderless world as we see it, and strive to live as one in peace."
Astronaut William C. McCool RIP, January 29, 2003 - Space Shuttle Columbia