September 9, 2020
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I Am a Veteran

I am a veteran. I volunteered for military service during wartime. So did my father. His generation saved the world from fascism. In our travels, my […]
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

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 […]
June 19, 2019
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My Testimony Today Before the House Subcommittee on Aviation

STATEMENT OF CHESLEY B. “SULLY” SULLENBERGER III Subcommittee on Aviation of the The United States House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure June 19, 2019 Thank you, […]
January 2, 2018
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We Are at a Crossroads; Will We Choose Safety?

We experienced the safest year on record for airline travel in 2017. This was the result of decades of acting on important lessons learned at great cost, literally bought with blood, that we dare not forget and have to relearn.
October 4, 2017
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We Must Do More Than Grieve

I have been thinking a lot the last few days about the horrific tragedy in Las Vegas. Thinking about the victims and their families. Thinking about […]