This object is on display in the Boeing Aviation Hangar room at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.
Collection Item Summary:
This rapid-action, moderately priced automatic camera was used for oblique spotting photography by commercial and military photographers. It used three different length lenses. On the lens is a yellow filter; also displayed are a red filter, film magazine, and empty roller.
Collection Item Long Description:
National Air and Space Museum
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Fairchild Aerial Camera Corp.
Transferred from the U.S. Navy
- 3-D: 41 x 31 x 44cm (16 1/8 x 12 3/16 x 17 5/16 in.)
- Other (Filters): 4 3/16in. (10.7cm)
- Other (Film Spools): 2 5/8 x 7 3/16in. (6.6 x 18.2cm)
- Other (Plate Magazines): 10 1/4 x 2 9/16 x 6 5/16in. (26 x 6.5 x 16cm)
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Country of Origin
United States of America
17 x 11 x 8in.; with post and crosshair sight; Carl Zeiss Tessar 4-5 lens; 1 filter missing. Backplate, 6 roll film magazines, 2 5x7 cut film magazines, 2 filters;1935