Every pilot in the lot was watching now, with fixed eyes, and talking under his breath.
Burford said that he could hear the pilots talking as they reached the team's location.
United Airlines officials did not allow the pilots or flight crew members to talk to reporters.
Krupp stumbled over a few words, but then realized exactly what the pilot was talking about.
The atmosphere was tumultuous as the pilots talked among themselves.
A pilot, a general, had talked to him at length.
But the pilot talked them out of that by saying, "We'll fly high."
The emergency services were called out and the pilot talked back in without being told what had happened.
We also learn, and are pleased to learn, that pilots still talk with their hands.
And I understand that the pilots are talking about a work slowdown beginning today.