Camera, Aerial, Fairchild K-22

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    Camera, Aerial, Fairchild K-22

    Black metal camera and lens cone.

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

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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.