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 […]
April 23, 2013
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Solar Powered Flight: Flying Without Fuel

Lorrie and I were up before dawn this morning for a trip to Moffett Field in Mountain View, CA where we had the thrill of getting […]
March 25, 2013
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St. Jude Children Are My Heroes

When my two daughters Kate and Kelly were very young, my wife Lorrie asked them to divide their allowance into three categories: saving, spending and giving. […]
January 22, 2013
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A Remarkable Life, Cut Short

Lorrie and I had the great honor during a recent trip to New York to meet the family and friends of Rory Staunton at their family-owned […]
December 11, 2012
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Friends of Flight 1549 Hit Hard by Hurricane Sandy Still Need Our Help

The town of Long Beach, NY (pop. 33,000) is a tightly-knit community south of Long Island, the kind of place where neighbors look out for each […]
November 17, 2012
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We Must Not Forget

The Flight 5191 memorial outside of Lexington, KY is a reminder that aviation safety lessons all too often exact a human price. It is our responsibility […]