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Chesley Sullenberger

Preserving a Higher Duty

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Naphtali Hoff

In our cheapened era of self-serving entertainers, corrupt politicians and dishonest CEOs, it is comforting to know that people with Chelsey Sullenberger's combination of courage, care and selflessness still exist.

Rethinking How We Think About Preventing Patient Harm

Peter Pronovost, M.D., Ph.D | Posted 12.08.2013 | Business
Peter Pronovost, M.D., Ph.D

Recently the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute, along with our partners at the World Health Organization, had the privilege of hosting more than 200 c...

Which Colleges Have Most Liberal, Conservative Alumni?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.17.2012 | College

What do Steve Jobs, designer Emilio Pucci and DJ pioneer Dr. Demento have in common? They all attended the school with the most liberal alumni -- R...

Practice Being Fearless

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Fear loses its power when you prepare yourself to meet it head-on. If you walked out onto a stage without preparing for a speech, of course you would be scared! But if you walk onto a stage after preparing -- practicing your lines and learning your craft -- the fear won't be quite as strong.

Fearless Captain Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger Talks About His New Book (VIDEO)

Posted 06.16.2012 | Healthy Living

In this AOL Studios video, Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger talks about the journey that led him to write his new book, "Making a Difference: Stor...

Famous Dads Tell Salon What They Want Their Kids To Know

Posted 05.15.2013 | Parents

"What if [fathers] could only pass down one thing -- one book, movie, album or work of culture -- for their sons or daughters to treasure the same way...

The Last Lecture Given by Our Good Friend Jeff Zaslow

Andrew S. Doctoroff | Posted 04.16.2012 | Books
Andrew S. Doctoroff

At his funeral on Monday, our good friend Jeff Zaslow delivered his last lecture, one more powerful than the oration that vaulted him to fame.

Miracle On The Hudson Survivors Get Tattoos Together On 'NY Ink'

Posted 03.21.2012 | TV

On Thursday night's episode of "NY Ink" (Thurs., 9 p.m. EST on TLC) three survivors of a near-catastrophe, the crash-landing of US Airways Flight 1549...

Sully Sullenberger On His Passions, Regrets, And The American Dream

Posted 01.03.2012 | Fifty

Known simply as "Sully", the captain of what has been dubbed the "Miracle on the Hudson," Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger, III became a household name...

Sully Talks TSA, FAA & Those Damn Geese

AOL Travel News | Posted 09.18.2011 | Travel

Back in May, it was announced that Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, the former pilot who manned the "Miracle on the Hudson" plane, was to become a CBS Ne...

'Miracle On The Hudson' Plane Departs For Final Destination

Posted 08.05.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Airways airplane that made a splash-landing dubbed the "Miracle on the Hudson" more than two years ago began a road ...

Australians Simulate Airbus 380 Near Disaster

Christine Negroni | Posted 07.18.2011 | Travel
Christine Negroni

Before investigators wrap up the Flight 32 investigation, they should be sure it isn't written up as a near-disaster, successfully completed by a crew of heroes and an exceptional plane.

Got Courage?

Laura Liswood | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Laura Liswood

The reason Volkswagen's Darth Vader ad scored such a hit at the Superbowl is our popular longing for powerful, heroic action.

WATCH: Sully Talks About Miracle On The Hudson 2 Years Later

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

January 15th marks the two-year anniversary of the "Miracle of the Hudson," the, well, miraculous landing of a Charlotte-bound U.S. Airways plane by C...

Air Rights -- To Die For?

Henry J. Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

Federal agents swooped down on Prospect Park last week, removing hundreds of Canada geese and gassing them. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said th...

Geese Causing Airplane Trouble Euthanized

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A year and a half after Canada geese forced an airliner to splash down in the Hudson River, officials are rounding them up in almost ...

Chelsey Sullenberger, Heroic Pilot Of "Miracle On The Hudson" Landing, Will Be Retiring

AP | MITCH WEISS and SAMANTHA BOMKAMP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger has flown his final flight. The pilot who landed a US Airways plane safely on the Hudson...

'Miracle On Hudson' Jet Being Auctioned

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — For sale: One severely water-damaged jet, hero not included. The banged-up US Airways plane that Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger ...

WATCH: Sully On The Daily Show

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Captain Chesley Sullenberger, or Sully, the pilot who became famous this summer for emergency landing a plane in the Hudson River, spoke to Jon Stewar...

Top Ten Most Inspiring Stories Of The 2000s

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

This past decade has had its share of mishaps, to be sure, but here at Impact, we think the following inspirational moments are enough to make even th...

Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger Jokes About "Rock Star Sex" In Matt Lauer Special

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — Pilot Chesley Sullenberger jokes that his heroic handling of a disabled jetliner brought him "rock star sex" in an interview for "...

Hero Pilot Chesley Sullenberger Sells Hat To Help Schools

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

SAN RAMON, Calif. — Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger has auctioned one of his pilot's caps for $5,800 and will donate the proceeds to three Sa...

Pilots on Food Stamps

Michael Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Moore

You know, maybe it's just me, but the two occupations whose workers shouldn't be humpin' a second job are brain surgeons and airline pilots. Call me crazy.

Hudson River Landing: Pilots On Sully's Miracle

The New York Review of Books | James Salter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

James Salter The New York Review of Books "Fly by Wire: The Geese, the Glide, the Miracle on the Hudson" by William Langewiesche Farrar, Straus and ...

Sullenberger Criticizes "Fly By Wire," Book About Hudson River Plane Crash

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — The pilot who guided his disabled plane to a safe emergency landing in the Hudson River says that a new book that underscores the rol...