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 in Chantilly, VA.

Camera, Aerial, Fairchild K-22

Collection Item 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.

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number

A19940186000

Physical Description

Black metal camera and lens cone.

Credit Line

GIFT OF NASA LANGLEY RESEARCH CENTER

Country of Origin

United States of America

Materials

OVERALL - ANODIZED STEEL

Dimensions

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

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Type

EQUIPMENT-Photographic