AERONAUTICS: Refueling

Three U. S. planes took on their fuel while in flight last week. Two of them used the well-tried hosing method. The third used a new catapulting device.

Hosing. A Keystone Army bomber over Manhattan and a Ryan monoplane over Fort Worth, Texas, each last week received their gasoline by hose. This was the method which enabled Captain Ira Eaker and his crew of four to keep the Army Fokker Question Mark above Southern California 150 hrs., 40 min., 16 sec., last January (TIME, Jan. 14), longer than...

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