Vanity Fair article on USAir 1549

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Read online free: Anatomy of a Miracle

Another well written article by Langewiesche. And although I don't think it equals the success of his work on the GOL 737/Legacy Jet midair over Mato Grosso state, Brazil: The Devil at 37,000 feet, it's refreshing to read someone finally giving some credit to Airbus for the outcome of the event.

Also includes a bit about the Air Transat A330 that glided into the Azores.
 

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Most exellent article. This writer obviously researches the matter before composing. It would be nice to see more of these accurate accounts.
 

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Dunno.
I can't believe that the author doesn't hold at least a commercial rating.
 

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I think he was. He flew commercially for a while in the past. Not sure if it was airline, though.

He's the son of the guy who wrote "Stick and Rudder."
 

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In the cabin were three female flight attendants who were quintessential also, and not in the Singapore Airlines style.
He got that right.
 

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That was a great article. Thanks for posting the link.
 

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Langewiesche was a commercial pilot -- flew freight. His dad was an airline pilot. He wrote a book about flying called "Inside the Sky" I read it a long time ago. It's pretty good.
 
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