Sully (2016)

3 corrected entries

(2 votes)

Corrected entry: Before takeoff, Sully receives this instruction from ATC, "Cactus 1549, runway 4, cleared for takeoff." However, he only repeats back, "Cactus 1549, cleared for takeoff" and does not confirm the runway/his location. Flight crew and ATC always repeat instructions to make sure they're on the same page, just as he did seconds before when he and his copilot confirmed the amount of fuel required and actual fuel onboard.

Correction: If you have ever actually listened to the real audio recording you will hear that this is in fact the exact readback of captain Sully. Typically ATC does not require for pilots to do a full readback. Cleared for takeoff is sufficient.

Corrected entry: The plane's engines start during push-back. In real life, that is not done for safety reasons. The engines should be started after push-back.

Correction: Engine start during push-back is absolutely normal procedure.

Corrected entry: The movie shows American Airline's new livery that was revealed in 2013, four years after the miracle on the Hudson happened.

Correction: AA's New livery is only shown in the trailer. It was removed in the actual movie.

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