Tag: safety

Home Invasion

Rosie and I spent a few days away from home this weekend. When we arrived home and walked into the house last night, most of our electronics were out of place. Components were detached from cables, games and movies were mixed up and thrown into places we never put them, and an XBOX 360 was […]

Family Life

First Officer Jeffrey Skiles: Right Seat Hero

As the wife of a First Officer pilot, I’ve felt some disappointment about the reduced media bravado for First Officer Jeffrey Skiles. His role in the successful splash landing on the Hudson was just as vital as Captain Sully’s. A CA/FO relationship must be a well-oiled machine, as any pilot will tell you. “Pilot flying” […]

Wise Words from Sully

Oops! Wrong Sully! There we go! US Airways Captain Chesley Sullenberger Yesterday, Chesley Sullenberger, First Officer Jeffrey B. Skiles, and air traffic controller Patrick Harten received a standing ovation on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009, prior to testifying before the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Aviation, U.S. House of Representatives. […]