Editorial: Public Demand for Commerce – Going “All In” To Eliminate Accidents

By Capt. George H Livingstone I recently saw the movie “Sully”, I recommend it to anyone with an interest in aviation or marine transportation.  It is a Clint Eastwood Directed movie about Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger’s first ever (successful) emergency water landing of Flight 1592.  Something considered technically impossible prior to his successful … [Read more...]

Flight 1592 Video Released by Coast Guard

The Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board released this Coast Guard footage of US Airways Flight 1592 performing an emergency landing into the Hudson River last week.  The footage shown here was captured by the Coast Guard's Vessel Traffic Service. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3mLKfRVU3qM&feature=channel_page NOTE: Touch down occurs at about 2:00 … [Read more...]

US Airways Flight 1549 – Breaking News Links From The Hudson River

USAirways Flight1549, an Airbus A320, was headed to Charlotte, North Carolina, the Federal Aviation Administration said. A passenger said he was "pretty sure" everybody on the plane got out. "Somehow, the plane stayed afloat and we were all able to get on a raft," said the passenger, Alberto Panero. "It's just incredible now that everyone's still alive." Read … [Read more...]