Accession Number : AD0786801

Title :   Aerial Photography Equipment, Chapters VII-XII,

Corporate Author : ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA

Personal Author(s) : Arzhanov,E.

Report Date : 15 MAR 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 149

Abstract : The two principal types of Russian aerial topographic cameras and some foreign aerial topographic cameras are described, as well as nontopographic slit, image shift compensation, panoramic and small-size aerial cameras. External orientations of aerial photos, methods of determining them and the apparatus used, gyrostabilizer units, statoscopes, radioaltimeters and radiogeodetic apparatus are described. Aerial magnetometry, gamma radiometry and other special survey apparatus is described briefly. Composition, installation, operation, maintenance, documentation and repair of aerial photography equipment is described, and a final section is devoted to the history of aerial photography.

Descriptors :   *Aerial cameras, *USSR, Aerial photography, Topographic cameras, Panoramic cameras, Image motion compensation, Geodesy, Translations

Subject Categories : Cartography and Aerial Photography
      Geodesy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE