Control Box and Viewfinder, Camera, Aerial, Wild RC-8

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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.

Control Box and Viewfinder, Camera, Aerial, Wild RC-8

Date

1956-1991

Inventory Number

A20020239003

Physical Description

24 volt box; viewfinder telescope can be fixed in the direction of flight and provdces frames for wide angle and normal angle lens cones, prinicap point, drift lines, moving reticle lines, and a level; with custom container for both objects.

Credit Line

Gift of the US Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Geodetic Survey Remote Sensing Division.

Manufacturer

Materials

non-ferrous metal, painted OD green

Dimensions

Other (Control Box): 5 x 10 x 17in., 14lb. (12.7 x 25.4 x 43.2cm, 6.4kg). Other (Viewfinder): 8 x 79in., 14lb. (20.3 x 200.7cm, 6.4kg)

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