Sully’s Blog

December 19, 2013
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A Season for Gratitude

In December 2008, just a month before the event that changed our lives instantly, completely and forever, my wife Lorrie and I were hosting a holiday […]
November 13, 2013
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Speaking Up for Safe Skies

I was honored to stand with U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer and other lawmakers at the U.S. Capitol today as Sen. Boxer and her colleagues introduced the […]
October 13, 2013
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A Pilot’s Reflection on a Doctor’s Work

In the years since I have begun my work as a patient safety advocate, I’ve been struck by the similarities between medicine and aviation. While they […]
August 28, 2013
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The Importance of Immunization and Vaccines

August is National Immunization Awareness month, and there is no better time than the back-to-school season to remind families to immunize their children against childhood diseases […]
July 30, 2013
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You Have the Power to Save Your Life

In the wake of Asiana Flight 214’s crash landing at the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) on July 6, 2013, there’s no better time to write […]
July 2, 2013
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Celebrating the American Spirit

One of my favorite events of the summer is celebrating the Fourth of July with family and friends. Since the “Miracle on the Hudson,” I celebrate […]
June 3, 2013
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FAA Facing Pressure as Deadline Approaches for Pilot Qualification Safety Rules

As part of my lifelong commitment to promoting aviation safety, I have come to greatly admire “Families of Continental Flight 3407”. The support group was formed immediately […]