Camera, Flexible Gun, Motion Picture, MK 3-1, 35mm. U.S. Navy

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Display Status:

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

Camera, Flexible Gun, Motion Picture, MK 3-1, 35mm. U.S. Navy

Collection Item Summary:

Gun cameras were developed to train pilots in machine gun firing and to provide records of combat missions. This camera, built by the U.S. Naval Gun Factory, is displayed with an extra magazine, batteries, an alignment tool, and a hand crank.

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number

A19711016000

Physical Description

Double spade grip with thumb trigger. Timing device records data onto film. Has sighting accessories & crank.

Credit Line

Transferred from the U.S. Navy

Country of Origin

United States of America

Dimensions

3-D: 101.6cm (40 in.)

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