Camera, Aerial, Fairchild K-37

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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 camera, with a between-the-lens shutter, was designed for medium- to high-altitude night reconnaissance. Flares, timed to synchronize with the photography, were dropped to light the target. This particular K-37 was used on a Lockheed U-2 aircraft.