An expression used to encourage yourself or someone else when it appears an endeavor is headed for a disastrous outcome
(due mostly to external conditions). Based on when Sully averted tragedy by successfully landing US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River. See also, “Land it in the Hudson by Nicole N.”
After the poor testimony of your client, it is time you Land It Like Sully and settle this case.
We are upside down in our mortgage and just received a foreclosure notice, so we ought to just Land It Like Sully and short sell.
Land It Like Sully: define #2
The Godly act of averting cataclysmic disaster and overwhelming odds to forever become a household name.
Eric: Holy crap!!The U.S. economy is about to go to hell.
Pat: No worries man, I’m sure Obama will Land it like Sully.
Eric: Glad we live here in Canada though.
Pat: Shhhh, they’ll hear us.
Land It Like Sully: define #3
To prevent a disaster by finding an unusual solution to your problem, and come off like a flippin baller shot caller!
US Airways pilot Chesley Sullenberger landed a crippled plane in the Hudson River, resulting in few injuries and no deaths. Stupid birds bust up your jet engine? Just land it like Sully.