Will said: Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger has written (with the help of Jeffrey Is this “Highest Duty” in a re-marketed format in anticipation of the movie ?. Sully Sullenberger talked about his book Highest Duty: My Search for What Really Matters. On January 15, , Captain Chesley “Sully”. The hero pilot who made the successful emergency landing in the Hudson River tells his story, assisted by bestselling author Zaslow (The Girls.

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The author recalls lessons learned from his parents, instructors, colleagues, his fitness instructor wife and his two adopted daughters, all of whom contributed to preparing him to handle the dire emergency that made him famous. Joining the Air Force and flying fighter planes for years.


He talks about his father in particular. My thanks to my friend Will Byrnes for steering me in this direction. Sully corrects the common misconception that his experience as a glider pilot helped him fly the powerless Airbus. Sully talks about the effect that watching the news about Kitty Genovese had on him as a year-old coincidentally, she lived and died in Kew Gardens, which is today a very popular place for JFK-based airline employee crash pads.

Lorrie is an employee in the marketing department. Why do they need to earn so much? I have always appreciated pilots and flight attendants but this book has made me appreciate them so much more.

An education in history, humanity, and humility for sure. Even in the safety of that office at the NTSB, it was disturbing for us to hear again the rundown of the engines, and to know we had been in the cockpit of that aircraft when that was occurring His time at the Air Force Academy and his later training to fly fighter jets was very interesting.


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Highest Duty: My Search for What Really Matters | Sully Sullenberger

A disgruntled ground employee shot the pilots and then himself, resulting in a crash that killed all 43 people on board. He reflects on struggles in his own life, including some sad family events with his parents and not being able to be there for his own wife and two adopted daughters the way he would have liked, since he had many flight schedules which kept him away for 4 days at a time. On January 15,the world witnessed a remarkable emergency landing when Captain “Sully” Sullenberger skillfully glided US Airways Flight onto the Hudson River, saving the lives of all passengers and crew.

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What a solid guy. Aug 21, Jerry Peterson rated it liked it.

It was designed to have tabs sticking out, but “in a cost-cutting move, US Airways had begun printing these booklets without the sullejberger tabs on the edge of the pages.

What comes through is Sully’s dedication to safety from the start. They act courageously or responsibly, and their efforts are described as if they opted to act that way on the spur of the moment The incident happened on January 15,and William Morrow brought out This is the pilot who brought an airliner in for a dead-stick landing on the Hudson River in His father was a very hands-on person who always had a new project or idea to try.


The point of the chapter is that the fancy automation reduces workload when everything is working, but when stuff really goes wrong the pilot still needs to understand the airplane systems and fall back sullenberger basic airmanship.


Even his wife, who signed on for the long haul knowing this, would point out that when he came back from 4 days away he couldn’t just ease into the family routine. Thank you very much and I would really appreciate for your help: Nov 17, Alexandra marked it as to-read-own Shelves: He vowed not to become like those indifferent onlookers in Queens.

I’d do it again.

Highest Duty: My Search for What Really Matters

We ought to think about our actions that we’re doing on a day to day basis. This is a review of Highest Duty: His review, as usual, is well worth reading.

A very insightful look into the airline industry, some history on airline safety learned the hard way and the life of pilot Chesley ‘Sully” Sullenberger who landed his broken aircraft safely in the Hudson River saving all onboard.

Most people when they see this book will probably think that it is only about the now famous “Miracle on the Hudson” airplane accident that captivated the nation in Jan. He claims to have summoned a courage and sense of responsibility common to many other ordinary people faced with extraordinary circumstances.

Would it be internet or phones? Preview — Sully by Chesley B. It highlights the background of Sullenberger’s military service and shows how his ethical standards to do what is right proved right despite all the flight tests to prove him wrong. That hjghest baffles me. He was sullenberyer perfect at his job.

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