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What Makes A Good Commercial Pilot?

In January, pilot Chesley Sullenberger landed a US Airways flight safely on the Hudson River after a flock of birds disabled both engines. Everyone onboard survived.

Since then, he has raised questions about the quality of training and support available to newer pilots.

Guests:

Matt Wald, aviation safety reporter for the New York Times

John Nance, former captain for Alaska Airlines

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