Sully’s Blog

September 9, 2020
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Member Spotlight: Capt. “Sully” Sullenberger

He’s perhaps best known for his heroic display of skill and control when he safely landed a passenger plane on the Hudson River on Jan. 15, […]
August 12, 2020
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Capt. Sully on “The Oath with Chuck Rosenberg”

Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger joins Chuck Rosenberg for a candid discussion on his childhood, his education at the United States Air Force Academy, his passion for […]
August 8, 2020
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Opinion: Ligado Is LightSquared Fiasco 2.0

In a recent AW&ST viewpoint, former NASA Administrator Dan Goldin argued in defense of the FCC’s flawed decision to allow high-power terrestrial transmitters in the quiet band of […]
April 9, 2020
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This Crisis Demands Effective National Leadership. We Must Fill the Void.

In my 53 years of flying, I learned not only the kind of leadership that is necessary in a crisis, but that leadership is what makes […]
March 13, 2020
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Capt. “Sully” Sullenberger: Statement on Website/Safety Reliability Methods

January 20, 2020
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Capt. ‘Sully’ Sullenberger: Like Joe Biden, I Once Stuttered, Too. I Dare You to Mock Me.

The retired pilot responds to recent comments from the president’s daughter-in-law, Lara Trump, on the way the former vice president talks. As a small boy in […]
October 13, 2019
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My Letter to the Editor of New York Times Magazine

Letter to the EditorCapt. “Sully” SullenbergerNew York Times MagazinePublished in print on October 13, 2019 In “What Really Brought Down the Boeing 737 MAX?” William Langewiesche […]