Once you catch the aviation bug, chances are it’s never going to go away. It’s hard to be in the air all the time, so filling your time with flying videos and stories is the next best thing. If you are interested in flying, just getting started with training or are a seasoned professional, YouTube is a great resource to stay connected to and inspired by the industry we all love.
Here are 8 aviation YouTube channels we enjoy, and think you will too!
With almost 400,000 subscribers this channel is a hub for all things aviation. Awesome runway shots, planespotting, military aircraft, space shuttles, airshows and more.
- Live from the Flight Deck
If you are looking to become an airline pilot or just love airlines and flying, you can see an inside look from this professional pilot who shares videos and stories straight from the flight deck. There are some amazing time lapse videos and views, that you won’t be able to get enough of.
- Cory Robin
Flying a bush plane nicknamed “Ghost”, Cory’s channel showcases his adventures flying to remote areas and new terrains. It also highlights the Flying Cowboys; a group of back country aviation enthusiasts who get some amazing shots.
- flyGIRL Kelley
This channel is on a mission to encourage women in aviation and create a community for female pilots. As a non-profit they offer scholarships, educational content and frequently highlight female pilots.
This full-time working dad of 2, private pilot and passionate aviator learned to fly in a Piper J-3 Club. He has a live YouTube show, welcoming guests from across the industry every Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. CT, and vlogs his flying adventures.
- Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum
The Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum has the largest collection of air and space artifacts in the world, which makes their page a great place for content on aviation history, space travel and videos to inspire young aviators.
- Real Engineering
Ran by real engineers, this channel creates and shares videos that answer engineering questions about aeronautics, plane design, building materials and more. You’ll discovery some fun and interesting facts about aviation.
If you enjoy planes, motorcycles, travel and beautiful views then this is the channel for you.