Camera, Aerial, Fairchild K-22

Camera, Aerial, Fairchild K-22

     

This high-altitude, standard day reconnaissance camera was designed for ground and target intelligence spotting and for both vertical and oblique photography. It has an Eastman Kodak Aero Ektar lens, a focal plane shutter, and a 24-inch lens. To the left is an extra film plate. The K-22 was used on such aircraft as the Boeing B 29, Douglas A-20, and North American P-51 and F-86.

GIFT OF NASA LANGLEY RESEARCH CENTER

Physical Description:
Black metal camera and lens cone.

Country of Origin
United States of America

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

Type
EQUIPMENT-Photographic

Materials
OVERALL - ANODIZED STEEL
Dimensions
15 in high, 31-1/2 in long, 17 in wide

This high-altitude, standard day reconnaissance camera was designed for ground and target intelligence spotting and for both vertical and oblique photography. It has an Eastman Kodak Aero Ektar lens, a focal plane shutter, and a 24-inch lens. To the left is an extra film plate. The K-22 was used on such aircraft as the Boeing B 29, Douglas A-20, and North American P-51 and F-86.

GIFT OF NASA LANGLEY RESEARCH CENTER

Physical Description:
Black metal camera and lens cone.

Country of Origin
United States of America

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

Type
EQUIPMENT-Photographic

Materials
OVERALL - ANODIZED STEEL
Dimensions
15 in high, 31-1/2 in long, 17 in wide

ID: A19940186000