United Pilot Shows What He Thinks of Catering and the Worst Thing to Do at Immigration

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  1. Gary I have a brach office not far from the plant and stay at the Hyatt the “yard” is not that much crowded than usual. That particular shot you posted I have never seen empty, never. Several bloggers have been posting of late how Boeing is having issues with the 737. Yes there is an issue with the CFM motors which seem to be industry wide these days, witness RR who I also understand have a failed engine in a new navy ship brand new one !

  2. (As some of the posts in the tweet have commented) It seems likely that the United ground crew, not the pilot, were primarily at fault. Unless the pilot was using reverse thrusters, the aircraft would have been pushed back with a tractor, so the tractor driver and other ground crew should have seen the food service truck. And airport ground vehicles must give right-of-way to moving aircraft.

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