Category Archives: Chesley Sullenberger

Lessons of the Sully ‘Miracle,’ 10 Years Later

By Cheryl Albiez, Media Relations Staff Northeast of the George Washington Bridge, a plane at an altitude of 3,000 feet directly above the Bronx encountered a flock of Canada geese shortly after takeoff from New York City’s LaGuardia Airport on … Continue reading

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Port Authority Air Traffic Control: Birds of a Different Feather

By Roz Hamlett, Portfolio Editor Air traffic controllers orchestrate the movements of airplanes in the air and on airport runways and taxiways to protect passengers and aircraft, while getting travelers to their destinations as efficiently as possible. But they aren’t the … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes at LaGuardia Airport: The Making of Sully

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett Smashing the weekend box office as the 2016 fall movie season kicks off, Sully is the true-life story of the rescue drama and the National Transportation Safety Board investigation that followed Capt. Chesley ‘Sully’ Sullenberger’s … Continue reading

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