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Camera, Aerial, Konishiroku Model K-8, Japan


Display Status:

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

Collection Item Summary:

A mapping and vertical photography camera that records data directly onto the film (similar to the Fairchild K-8 design). This camera has a Perigon 25 cm lens and a between-the-lens shutter. It is displayed with a suspension mount. The film magazine is missing.

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum


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


Konishi-Roku Optical Industry Company

Credit Line

Transferred from the U.S. Air Force


3-D: 30.7 x 40.5cm (12 1/16 x 15 15/16 in.)

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Physical Description

Black; perigon lens, 1:4.5, f-25cm. Lens #3370; elect.oper., canvas jacket, yellow filter; no film magazine



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