Sully U.S. Airways pilot hero Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger III has taken a position with CBS News as its aviation and safety expert, and will contribute analysis to CBS News stories on multiple platforms.

“He is a remarkable person who has a great ability to turn his significant experience into useful insights,” CBS News chairman and “60 Minutes” exec producer Jeff Fager said. “He will help our viewers better understand the stories involving safety and air travel that seem to pop up all of the time.”

Added CBS news president David Rhodes:  “He wants to share his insights not only on aviation, but on a whole range of safety and leadership issues that confront us each day.”