Sully’s Blog

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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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
October 22, 2014
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‘Miracle on the Hudson’ pilot sits down with cadets

Retired US Airways Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, who saved 155 lives on Flight 1549 after a heroic emergency landing on the Hudson River in 2009, visited […]
September 30, 2014
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Standing in front of an F-4 jet fighter during my service in the Air Force during the mid-70's.

Connecting Our Veterans to Help Each Other

Our veterans often face unforeseen challenges and difficult life events after leaving the military and returning to civilian life.  The adjustment can raise a series of […]
September 4, 2014
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Back-to-back bird strikes prompt new call to address danger

There were scares in the air for three commercial airliners Wednesday. The pilots each reported bird strikes while approaching New York’s LaGuardia Airport, prompting a new […]