USAir 1549 Flight Simulation with Air Traffic Control Audio

Wired.com’s Autopia blog posted 5 amazing simulations of USAir 1549 water landing in the Hudson River. This one’s integrated the actual air traffic control audio.

[YouTube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=imDFSnklB0k]
YouTube – Hudson River Plane Landing (US Airways 1549) Animation with Audio

Here’s another from the BBC that reports that USAir 1549 came perilously  close to another plane as it banked left over Manhattan and headed down the Hudson River.

[YouTube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_G2TLqxWM04]
YouTube – COCKPIT VIEW OF HUDSON RIVER FLIGHT | US Airways Airbus A320 Flight 1549 pilot’s view

These were reportedly made with Microsoft’s popular Flight Simulator.

I’m always amazed by how cool, calm and collected air traffic control remains as an emergency unfolds.

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Peter A. Mello

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