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More: United Airlines
More: Airbus A320-232
More: San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO)
More: USA - California, October 11, 2009
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N481UA (cn 1559) "Pull the jet" contest at United's annual Fleet Week celebration event. [ Nikon D70s + 18-200VR ]
More: Sergey R
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A visitor from Greece posted Fri October 25, 2013:
A smart way to fight unemployment in air transport.....

A visitor from - posted Sat August 31, 2013:
How cool is that!!

A visitor from - posted Tue November 1, 2011:
This explains why people were so tired coming home the next day a friend of mine did this and when I saw him try to pick up his bag at baggage claim I laughed so hard I cried and was rolling on the ground laughing!

A visitor from Australia posted Tue November 1, 2011:
Hahaha! Amazing Use of Human Power, now lets see them do a pushback.

A visitor from Brazil posted Tue November 1, 2011:
It explains those news about the newest United's pushback tractor I've heard last month :)

A visitor from - posted Wed July 27, 2011:
Now let's see them pull the 747!

A visitor from - posted Tue November 2, 2010:
The real challenge would be the 747-400 in the background

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Tue December 15, 2009:
HaHa! Next in line... the AN-225!

A visitor from United States posted Tue November 24, 2009:
A real challenge to pull would be the C-5 Galaxy.

A visitor from United States posted Thu November 19, 2009:
I also wish I was there. I was watching the air show from the Marina Greens, in the V.I.P. tents, which were awesome!

A visitor from United States posted Mon November 2, 2009:
I wish I was there. I was watching the blue angles at Pier 41.

A visitor from United States posted Mon November 2, 2009:
Pull that thing in the background. Yes the 747-400

A visitor from - posted Sun October 25, 2009:
Hello i love this photo i am the big guy @ the end. Go me drinking my celebrity slim while writitng this....

A visitor from United States posted Sat October 24, 2009:
Thats way too Easy, pulling a little A320!
Now, lets see that done with a 777, or a A380

A visitor from Australia posted Mon October 19, 2009:
Im the 6th from the left. very fun day. thanks UA.

A visitor from Kenya posted Mon October 19, 2009:
Harsh,harsh and harsh. absolutely brilliant. new discovery; use people as tugs.

A visitor from United States posted Sun October 18, 2009:
Uh, who's winning?

A visitor from United States posted Sun October 18, 2009:
7th from the end, we pulled it 20ft in under 13s

A visitor from - posted Sun October 18, 2009:
Really funny... I wish I were there. Great shot!

A visitor from Germany posted Sun October 18, 2009:
As if it weren't strange enough to see a bunch of people pulling an airliner... but look at that space shuttle in the background! awesome :)

A visitor from Portugal posted Sun October 18, 2009:
Just have teams like these at every airport. Feed them with beans. Wait, don't let thos low cost airlines see this. They'll come up with passengers doing the pushback! Ready? PULL!

A visitor from - posted Sun October 18, 2009:
This is huge fun!

A visitor from Germany posted Sun October 18, 2009:
I know a person who can do that on his own and only with his teeth...lol.
I saw him on german TV.

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sun October 18, 2009:
More cutbacks in aviation have lead to this more 'economincal' method of pushback.

A visitor from Luxembourg posted Sat October 17, 2009:
This is a step towards "Green" aviation :-)

A visitor from United States posted Sat October 17, 2009:
Very fun too!!!

A visitor from United States posted Sat October 17, 2009:
I log into A.net and see a familiar sight! This was FlyerTalk Team 1! I'm the 9th from the left with the khakis and dark blue jacket...and cannot stop laughing uncontrollably as this was not how I pictured finding myself in the database. XD

A visitor from United States posted Sat October 17, 2009:
Btw I was the one who said im in the picture...tallest head by the second cone to the left in the far back...my a.net name is UAL757 haha and I posted a TR on this

A visitor from United States posted Sat October 17, 2009:
I hope they didn't put the Parking Brakes on...

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sat October 17, 2009:
Nice to see some fun being had in the business! How about giving the A380 a go?

A visitor from United States posted Sat October 17, 2009:
I was there!!!!!!!!!!, my dad is one of the guys pulling!!

A visitor from United States posted Sat October 17, 2009:
LOL I see myself in the crowd! I was there watching!

A visitor from United States posted Sat October 17, 2009:
5 stars jaja my dad did it a year ago in american airlines hub in san juan the pulled the airbus a 300!!

A visitor from - posted Sat October 17, 2009:
Who wins the contest?

next level is the 747 in the background

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