In Praise of Pilots: Honoring the Flight Crew

2018 – Captain Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger, III, a Living Legends of Aviation, was awarded the Achievement in Aviation Award in tribute to his exemplary career and accomplishments in aviation. A retired Air Force fighter pilot and 30 year airline captain, his contributions include the pilot in command of the successful landing of US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River after both engines were disabled by a bird strike in 2009.