Minuteman From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 271 posts, RR: 0 Reply 5, posted (11 years 7 months 1 week 4 hours ago) and read 1519 times:
Back in the day, United Airlines and Pratt & Whitney (a division of United Technologies) were split from the same company, United Aircraft & Transport, which was formed from Boeing Airline & Transport, Pratt & Whitney, Chance Vought, Hamilton, Sikorsky and Standard Steel Propeller (circa 1929)
Acidradio From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 1860 posts, RR: 10 Reply 6, posted (11 years 7 months 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 1480 times:
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What is ironic is that United is one of Airbus's biggest customers!
Anyways, I read somewhere that after the United 232 crash, GE tried to place the blame for that onto United's MX procedures. Consequently, they pissed off United, at which time United vowed to never buy another GE product ever again.