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Bleriot XI begins a flight over the Alps circa 1913.
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On This Day in Aviation History

Happy Birthday Captain Sully! January 23 in Aviation History

Posted January 23, 2013 by NYCAviation Staff

Chesley Sullenberger is born, Charles Lindbergh tells Congress to make peace with Hitler, a World Airways DC-10 crashes in Boston, more…

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US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River, New York, USA on 15 January 2009. (Photo by Greg L via wikimedia, CC-BY)
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Columnists

The Heroics of Captain Sully and the “Miracle on the Hudson”

Posted January 15, 2013 by Patrick Smith

As the public understands it, Sully saved 155 lives through nerves of steel and superhuman flying skills. The truth isn’t quite so romantic.

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Editorials

Why I Celebrate Sully

Posted January 20, 2012 by David J. Williams

The actions of the cowardly Costa Concordia captain reinforce the importance of having a selfless leader at the helm.

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Captain Sully becomes airborne for the last time before his retirement form US Airways. (Photo by Mark Lawrence)
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Aviation News

Sully’s Final Departure: Miracle on the Hudson Hero Flies Into Retirement (w/ Photos)

Posted March 3, 2010 by Mark Lawrence

Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, a national hero for his successful water landing of US Airways Flight 1549 into the Hudson River, completed his final airline flight today, entering retirement following a 40 year career as a professional pilot. We bring you photos of his last departure out of Ft. Lauderdale.

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Controller PAtrick Harten greets US Airways 1549 Captain Sullenberger and First Officer Skyles at a hearing with the house Aviaiton Subcommittee.
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Aviation News

One Year After the ‘Miracle on the Hudson,’ an Exclusive Interview with Air Traffic Controller Patrick Harten

Posted January 18, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

On the one-year anniversary of US Airways Filght 1549, we caught up with Air Traffic Controller Patrick Harten to talk about what has happened since the accident and learn more about what went on behind the scenes and also more about the events from his perspective.

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