Aviation Photo #1595424 Airbus A320-232 - United Airlines

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"Pull the jet" contest at United's annual Fleet Week celebration event. [ Nikon D70s + 18-200VR ]
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    October 11, 2009
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Comments (34)

Anonymous
13 years ago
Who wins the contest?

next level is the 747 in the background
Anonymous
13 years ago
5 stars jaja my dad did it a year ago in american airlines hub in san juan the pulled the airbus a 300!!
Anonymous
13 years ago
LOL I see myself in the crowd! I was there watching!
Anonymous
13 years ago
I was there!!!!!!!!!!, my dad is one of the guys pulling!!
Anonymous
13 years ago
Nice to see some fun being had in the business! How about giving the A380 a go?
Anonymous
13 years ago
I hope they didn't put the Parking Brakes on...
Anonymous
13 years ago
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
Anonymous
13 years ago
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
Anonymous
13 years ago
Very fun too!!!
Anonymous
13 years ago
This is a step towards "Green" aviation :-)
Anonymous
13 years ago
More cutbacks in aviation have lead to this more 'economincal' method of pushback.
Anonymous
13 years ago
I know a person who can do that on his own and only with his teeth...lol.
I saw him on german TV.
Anonymous
13 years ago
This is huge fun!
Anonymous
13 years ago
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!
Anonymous
13 years ago
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 :)
Anonymous
13 years ago
Really funny... I wish I were there. Great shot!
Anonymous
13 years ago
7th from the end, we pulled it 20ft in under 13s
Anonymous
13 years ago
Uh, who's winning?
Anonymous
13 years ago
Harsh,harsh and harsh. absolutely brilliant. new discovery; use people as tugs.
Anonymous
13 years ago
Im the 6th from the left. very fun day. thanks UA.
Anonymous
13 years ago
Thats way too Easy, pulling a little A320!
Now, lets see that done with a 777, or a A380
Anonymous
13 years ago
Hello i love this photo i am the big guy @ the end. Go me drinking my celebrity slim while writitng this....
Anonymous
13 years ago
Pull that thing in the background. Yes the 747-400
Anonymous
13 years ago
I wish I was there. I was watching the blue angles at Pier 41.
Anonymous
13 years ago
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!
Anonymous
13 years ago
A real challenge to pull would be the C-5 Galaxy.
Anonymous
12 years ago
HaHa! Next in line... the AN-225!
Anonymous
12 years ago
The real challenge would be the 747-400 in the background
Anonymous
11 years ago
Now let's see them pull the 747!
Anonymous
11 years ago
It explains those news about the newest United's pushback tractor I've heard last month :)
Anonymous
11 years ago
Hahaha! Amazing Use of Human Power, now lets see them do a pushback.
Anonymous
11 years ago
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!
Anonymous
9 years ago
How cool is that!!
Anonymous
9 years ago
A smart way to fight unemployment in air transport.....

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