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.
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.
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 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 …
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.
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
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.