Aerial Camera Mounting Means.
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC
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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
- Cartography and Aerial Photography