Hyuga, in the co-pilot's seat, with Misato and Shinji in the foreground.
MISATO (BACK):“Withdraw immediately once you've released the Eva.
Ascend until you reach a safe altitude.”
UrsusArctos: Yet another instance of "the main characters do everything". Hyuga being qualified to sit in the pilot's seat is a bit of a stretch - they could've gotten a nameless pilot to follow Misato's orders just as well.