14 YouTube Channels Every Pilot Should Follow

One of the best ways any private pilot or student pilot can learn and find inspiration is through YouTube.

Thankfully now that action cameras are so common among pilots, we have a world of videos available showing flights into different airports and airfields, and also demonstrating different flying techniques, emergency procedures and even different aircraft types.

 

Here are 14 YouTube channels every pilot should follow

 

Plane Old Ben

plane-old-ben

Follow UK private pilot Ben as he films his flights and ATC communications all around the UK. Includes some training on different types.

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Andy Torkington

AndyTorkington

Andy flies a PA-28 from Manchester Barton airfield in the UK and compiles short videos with ATC conversations. Great to see so many different airfields.

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The Flying Reporter

A BBC journalist who films his private flights and behind-the-scenes footage at airfields.

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Live from the Flight Deck

See the world through the lens of this Boeing 737 pilot in the videos he shares.

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Matt Guthmiller

Matt-Guthmiller

Join the youngest person to circumnavigate the globe solo. Matt Guthmiller shares his videos flying around the northeast United States.

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Flight Chops

Flight-Chops

US-based private pilot invites you on virtual “ride-along” with these flying videos; with multi-camera angles POV + panel, radio intercom audio.

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Boldmethod

Bold-Method

Boldmethod is one of the main websites for pilot teaching and inspiration, based in the USA. Its YouTube channel has plenty of videos.

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MzeroA Flight Training

mzeroa

Jason Schappert has become the voice of pilot training online. His books and videos are great training tools for new pilots. All his videos are online here.

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The Great Flyer

Demetris Gregoriou shares his passion for aviation through these videos of all aspects of flight, from small to large aircraft, sport flying, airliners and more.

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FLY8MA.com

Fly8ma

Free online ground schools and training for aspiring pilots and PPL holders wanting to improve their flying.

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MrAviation101

All sorts of flying inspiration from onboard cameras and light aircraft flying.

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Air Safety Institute

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The AOPA Air Safety Institute serves all pilots by providing free safety education programs to pilots and flight instructors, analyzing safety data, and conducting safety research.

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Romeo Juliet Whiskey

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Follow a student pilot through his training in Australia after a gap of 30 years. Learn along with him.

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Urban Pilot

urban-pilot

Follow a UK private pilot who documents his flying with videos of his adventures all over Europe.

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Do you have a favourite YouTube channel for pilots? Do you have your own channel? Leave a comment below with a link.

 

 

 

Matt

Matt Falcus is a private pilot and aviation writer. He has been flying since 2006, taking the opportunity whenever the British weather allows to explore the local area and other airfields. He is author of a number of aviation books.

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