Chesley Sullenberger III

Meet the pilot who safely maneuvered US Airways Flight 1549 into the Hudson River! “Sully,” as he is known, is a former fighter pilot and a modern day hero: he walked up and down the plane twice before leaving to make sure it was empty. I think Roman Numeral Names are going to come back in style now.

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