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sykocus:
I'm just glad they used water and not foam
http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2006/12/22/211279/united-airlines-unitentional-foam-salute-that-damaged-boeing-777-meant-as-water-salute-says-dulles.html

jmx53:

--- Quote from: athaker on March 03, 2010, 02:55:40 PM ---Here's a slideshow of the arrival, with the fire dept. water salute:

http://www.wcnc.com/news/slideshows/Sully-lands-final-flight-in-Charlotte-86257522.html?gallery=y&c=y&ref=%2F&img=0

--- End quote ---

I saw these also on the WCNC website and found this story and videos:

http://www.wcnc.com/video/featured-videos/Miracle-on-the-Hudson-pilot-retiring-86212577.html

http://www.wcnc.com/video/raw/Raw-video-Sully-discusses-retirement-86261682.html

http://www.wcnc.com/video/raw/Raw-video-Sully-lands-final-flight-in-Charlotte-86257657.html

kfllatc:

--- Quote from: cateyes_777 on March 03, 2010, 02:33:29 PM ---Congrats to Captain Sully and Best Wishes for his life of leisure.... well done!
I too am looking forward to the recording, hoping some one captured it!!

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You may listen at http://www.liveatc.net/archive.php  

Look for KFLL Ground / Tower,  Mar 3, 2010,  1800Z-1830Z

First contact with Cactus 1167 around 10 minutes into the recording.  Last contact at around 18 minutes.

A shorter version is also available at http://www.liveatc.net/recordings.php

jmx53:
He may not be a commercial pilot any more, but we can look forward to seeing Captain Sullenberger on the air:

"May 19, 2011

Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, the pilot behind the 2009 emergency landing in New York's Hudson River, is joining CBS News as aviation and safety expert."

http://news.airwise.com/story/view/1305850766.html

mhawke:
You mean there is going to be an aviation expert who is actually qualified to carry that title on a news program....

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