Sully’s Blog

December 16, 2014
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Do Something Epic this Holiday Season

Above: Lorrie holds Sara at our wedding reception on June 17, 1989 The holidays remind me that the best thing we can give is often the […]
December 9, 2014
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Sully’s First Car

On January 15, 2009, Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger saved 155 lives when he successfully landed US Airways Flight 1549 in the frigid waters of the Hudson […]
December 8, 2014
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Five myths about air traffic control

While air traffic controllers make the news anytime there’s a near miss or airline disaster, most fliers rarely give them a second thought. Unless, of course, […]
November 11, 2014
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An Uplifting Visit with the Veterans of Tomorrow

Above: USAFA cadets in a military strategic studies course. Veterans Day has a special meaning for me and my family, as it does for millions of […]
November 8, 2014
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Huffington Post Reports Turbulence Is Random, But You Shouldn’t Be Afraid Of It

Turbulence is, in our opinion, the hands-down scariest part of flying — and yet we’ve always heard it’s nothing to worry about. But when the plane […]
November 7, 2014
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Pilot Sully Sullenberger on Ebola: Medicine Needs a Higher Authority

For the last several weeks, I have been watching the haphazard response to the appearance of Ebola in the U.S. through the eyes of a professional […]
November 7, 2014
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Time Magazine Highlights Pilot Sully Sullenberger on the topic of Ebola

Medicine Needs a Higher Authority Quality and safety oversight of the medical field is too fractured, and could benefit from an FAA-like agency