Re: Dangerous Aircraft lighting

Date:         28 Aug 97 02:30:42 
From:         gerwocii@aol.com (GERWOCII)
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>There have been several accidents at UA with equipment hitting the aircraft
>at night.  The paint job is so dark, with the midnight blue and grey, that
>it is hard to see at night and judge how close or far away one is.
>Supposedly the grey has been lightened somewhat.  The remaining remnant
>from the Wolf regime.  Can anyone think of a way to convince them to pay
>another firm several million to come up with an equally unattractive (and
>oh so like everyone else's) scheme that is not so hazardous to people and
>equipment???

Does UA use wingwalkers while reciving an aircraft at the gate? Do they
clear the safety envelope before the aircraft arrives? Im not being rude.
I am curious. These thing go a long way in preventing these kinds of
accidents.

                     GERWOC

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