The pilot told him briefly what had happened, and answered a few questions.
The pilot told me that we are on mountain time here.
"Everyone get ready," the pilot told them from his position forward.
The pilot told his story once again, this time to a more sympathetic audience.
"To be safe, three days behind the main body," the pilot told him.
"I think you better get down here," the pilot told her.
"That pilot told me she was dead against you going on the trip at all."
And always it was the same question put in a different way - hadn't the pilot told me anything else?
But instead the pilot turned away to sea, made a second run, and told Jim to drop off.
Now our pilot is telling us he doesn't know how to fly this thing.