Camera, Vought Aircraft Torpedo, Type 1, U.S. Navy

This panoramic camera, displayed with various accessories, was made for the U.S. Navy by the Russell Vought Division of the Solar Aircraft Company. Mounted on torpedo bombers, it documented aerial torpedo attacks. The 7-inch-long negative provided a wide oblique view.

Gift of Victor W. Tatelman.

Physical Description:
Type I; gray metal; f.4.5 lens; case and accessories.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Solar Aircraft Co.

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

Type
EQUIPMENT-Photographic

Dimensions
24 x 27 x 10cm

This panoramic camera, displayed with various accessories, was made for the U.S. Navy by the Russell Vought Division of the Solar Aircraft Company. Mounted on torpedo bombers, it documented aerial torpedo attacks. The 7-inch-long negative provided a wide oblique view.

Gift of Victor W. Tatelman.

Physical Description:
Type I; gray metal; f.4.5 lens; case and accessories.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Solar Aircraft Co.

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

Type
EQUIPMENT-Photographic

Dimensions
24 x 27 x 10cm

ID: A19860039000