Re: Dangerous Aircraft lighting

Date:         28 Aug 97 02:30:42 
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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

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


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