Posts Tagged ‘Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger’


The First Look at Tom Hanks as Sully

Check out the first trailer for the highly anticipated film "Sully" starring Tom Hanks!
by Gabe Andino

Bleriot XI begins a flight over the Alps circa 1913.

Happy Birthday Captain Sully! January 23 in Aviation History

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

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

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

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



Why I Celebrate Sully

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


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

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...
by Mark Lawrence