I know there are Naval aviators; my point was only that both ships in the ocean and ships at sea are necessarily long-range, large structures which have living quarters, lounge areas, galleys, etc. whereas planes are very short term - depending on in-flight refueling, what, a day at the most? Not meant for permanent habitation. If a spacecraft is called a 'fighter' that's meant for more than a few hours of operation I'd call it a gunboat or something instead.
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Not all conventions of designation survive common usage over the passage of time. I doubt very much Starfleet would have anything called a gunboat. Regardless, it's a topic for a different thread.
Anyway, here's the chart. You should be able to see the respective window sizes. To put things in perspective, it's worth remembering that the Nenebek (on which the smaller cockpit is based) was only 3.5 - 4m including the aft section, so the canopy itself is tiny compared to that of a runabout.