During an interview in the US, Lt. Gen. Eaker talks about the problems faced when he was the commander of the air mail route.
United States USA Date:1960 Duration:5 min 54 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 his command of the airmail route in 1934. He says that they had equipment for carrying mail. He talks about his personal experience during the period. He says that when he was the commander, a messenger came to him and said that he was urgently wanted on phone from Washington. They went in the office. They were told about the airmail route they have to command. They carried mails in an airplane. Then he talks about the problems they faced while carrying mails. Their airplanes were not having proper instruments and were under-powered.
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