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Camera, Aerial, Fairchild K-22

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This object is on display in the Boeing Aviation Hangar at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.

Summary

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.

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Country of Origin: United States of America

Dimensions: 15 in high, 31-1/2 in long, 17 in wide

Materials: OVERALL - ANODIZED STEEL

Physical Description:Black metal camera and lens cone.

Inventory number: A19940186000

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