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2009: US Airways captain the ‘consummate pilot’

2009: US Airways captain the ‘consummate pilot’ – CNN

Aug 11, 2016 · Chesley B. «Sully» Sullenberger III was «the right guy at the right time at the right moment» to guide a jet safely onto the surface of the Hudson River, a neighbor and friend said.

US Airways captain the ‘consummate pilot’ –

Jan 16, 2009 · US Airways captain the ‘consummate pilot’ Story Highlights; Air Force Academy superintendent praises pilot’s character; Chesley B. «Sully» Sullenberger III, 57, is former Air Force fighter pilot The 57-year-old former Air Force fighter pilot has been flying for more than 40 years, and has been with US Airways since 1980.


US Airways captain the ‘consummate pilot’

board — and assures us there was not.» Sullenberger’s wife, Lorrie, told the New York Post on Thursday that her husband is the «consummate pilot.» «He is about performing that airplane to the exact precision to which it is made,» she told the paper. «I’ve said for a long time that he’s a pilot’s pilot.

Chesley Sullenberger – Wikipedia

Chesley Burnett «Sully» Sullenberger III (born 23 January 1951) is a retired American airline captain who, on January 15, 2009, landed US Airways Flight 1549 in the …

Rank: Captain

Pilot was ‘the right guy at the right time’ – latimes

Jan 16, 2009 · Sullenberger, who lives in Danville, Calif., has more than 40 years of flying experience, the last 29 as a captain with US Airways. He has served as a local safety chairman and accident investigator for the Air Line Pilots Assn., International, according to his resume.

U.S. Airways Flight 1549 Pilot: A «Hero,» A «Stud»: Gothamist

Jan 16, 2009 · Captain Chesley «Sully» Sullenberger As everyone continues to marvel how all 155 passengers and crew members were rescued from the U.S. Airways Flight 1549 that landed in the Hudson River, they

US Airways pilot Sullenberger praised for efforts in

From 1973 to 1980, he was an F-4 pilot for the Air Force. He flew missions in Europe and over the Pacific as a captain.