Synchronous Model 40 in-flight panel camera. Housing measures 6 x 9 x 6 with a single Burke and James lens on the front. A Flight Research, Inc. metal label is affixed to the housing and reads, “Camera—Synchronous Mod. 40; Part No. 203-700; Ser. No. 449; Contract No. NA1-2734.” There is a roll of film still present in the camera. In very good to fine condition. These cameras were used during various flight tests when instruments needed to be recorded during the course of testing. Consignor indicates that this camera was obtained at a surplus sale at Goddard approximately 25 years ago. RR Auction COA.
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