iPhone App Lets Users 'Fly' Like Sully

Flight simulator includes actual air traffic communication from US Airways 1549
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 24, 2009 1:41 AM CDT
iPhone App Lets Users 'Fly' Like Sully
Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, hero pilot of US Airways Flight 1549 that crashed into the Hudson River in January, makes an appearance on CBS's "The Early Show" last month.   (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

A new iPhone app gives users the opportunity to compare their flying skills to those of Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, reports the Unofficial Apple Weblog. The "Sully's Flight" simulator application re-creates the conditions experienced by Flight 1549 before the hero pilot safely brought it down in the Hudson River. The app includes the actual air traffic communication, and the image of a flock of birds that can't be avoided.
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