Accession Number : ADD007923

Title :   Aerial Camera Mounting Means.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Giacomini,Joseph M ; Lichy,David E

Report Date : 13 Nov 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : An improved apparatus is disclosed for adjustably mounting an aerial photography camera externally of an aircraft, including a support adapted for attachment to the outside of an aircraft, an aerial photography camera, a control rod connected at one end with the camera, and a bearing device connecting the control rod with the support, said bearing device affording both rotation of the control rod about its longitudinal axis, and pivotal movement of the control rod about a generally horizontal pivot axis, whereby when the support is connected with the airplane, the camera may be adjusted to an orientation in which its optical axis extends vertically. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Camera mounts, Aerial cameras, External, Supports, Control rods, Setting(Adjusting)

Subject Categories : Cartography and Aerial Photography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE