Camera, Aerial, Mapping, Fairchild T-2A

Camera, Aerial, Mapping, Fairchild T-2A

     

Fairchild Aerial Camera Corporation built the production model of the T 2 and T-2A four-lens camera, which improved upon the T-1 tri-lens mapping camera developed by Maj. James Bagley of the U.S. Army Signal Corps. The T-2A had one vertical lens and three oblique lenses set at 35 degrees, which provided a 120-degree field of view at right angles to the direction of flight. Four lens caps are also displayed.

Transferred from United States Department of the Navy

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Fairchild Aerial Camera Corp.

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Hangar
Boeing Aviation Hangar

Type
EQUIPMENT-Photographic

Dimensions
Storage (Crate): 96 x 60 x 96in. (243.8 x 152.4 x 243.8cm)

Fairchild Aerial Camera Corporation built the production model of the T 2 and T-2A four-lens camera, which improved upon the T-1 tri-lens mapping camera developed by Maj. James Bagley of the U.S. Army Signal Corps. The T-2A had one vertical lens and three oblique lenses set at 35 degrees, which provided a 120-degree field of view at right angles to the direction of flight. Four lens caps are also displayed.

Transferred from United States Department of the Navy

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Fairchild Aerial Camera Corp.

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Hangar
Boeing Aviation Hangar

Type
EQUIPMENT-Photographic

Dimensions
Storage (Crate): 96 x 60 x 96in. (243.8 x 152.4 x 243.8cm)

ID: A19711004000