During an interview in the US, Lt. Gen. Ira Eaker talks about the Question Mark flight and refueling of aircraft in flight.
United States USA Date:1960 Duration:5 min 4 sec Sound:Yes
An interview of United States Air Force Lieutenant General Ira Eaker conducted by Dr. Maurer in the United States. General Eaker talks about the 'Question Mark' flight and its major significance. He says that they were having a few ideas in their minds. One was to call the attention of the people in the country towards aviation. The second was that they realized that there were no possibilities of getting aircraft overseas in time or in condition for early mission to combat. He further states that when they returned from the Question Mark flight, they realized they have made various discoveries. They came to know more about aircraft and their maintenance. Technical discoveries and extension of the range of aircraft by refueling them in flight. He talks about refueling the aircraft.
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