Podcasts bring good information in an easy to consume way. It is not a surprise how popular they have become.
And this is not different for aviation podcasts, which are getting bigger, better and more popular each day.
That is why SKYPRO looked up 10 aviation podcasts to listen to in 2022. Take a look!
Pilot to Pilot
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Pilot to Pilot (see its LinkedIn Page here) is an aviation podcast created in 2017 by Justin Siems, a pilot with over 4,000 flying hours and an ATP rated pilot flying a Citation Latitude.
The podcast was started when Justin’s wife told him to find a way to give back to the aviation community.
The Pilot to Pilot podcast has episodes with 24 to 30 min duration, others with even one hour and a half, always with a fellow guest talking about the profession and encouraging pilots and aspiring pilots to pursue their dreams.
Airline Pilot Guy Show
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Captain Jeff Nielsen commands the Airline Pilot Guy Show. This is a weekly aviation podcast where the ACME Airlines captan shares his opinion and perspective as a pilot in the commercial airline industry.
On its YouTube channel, you can find more than 500 recorded videos from the podcasts. A lot of content, right?
Airline Pilot Guy podcast has other contributors, as Stephanie Plummer – who, in her own words, is “neither an airline pilot, nor a guy, but rather a physician in Charlotte”, who loves to fly and has a private pilot license, instrument rating and a commercial pilot’s certificate. Finally, Capt Nick Anderson, Miami Rick and Liz Pyper completes the team.
The Airplane Geeks podcast aims both at education and entertainment about aviation as a passion. The episodes include interviews, news, reports, and feedback from its own community.
Max Flight co-founded the Airplane Geeks podcast in 2008 with Courtney Miller, which grew into one of the premier aviation podcasts.
Max is proof that you don’t need to be a pilot to be an airplane geek.His background is related to management roles in aviation Component Manufacturing companies.
The episodes are hosted by Max himself, but it also may have many other hosts or regular contributors from different countries, who take pride in their engaged community that participates through social media: David M. Vanderhoof, Max Trescott, Robert Mark, Micah Engber, Brian T. Coleman, Pieter Johnson, Grant McHerron and Steve Visscher, Benét J. Wilson and Launchpad Marzari.
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The Inspired Pilot is a weekly podcast hosted by the private pilot Marvyn Robinson, who interviews “inspiring pilots, pilots with inspiring journeys from all around the world”.
The episodes have around 60 minutes and the interviews go through their experiences, motivations to enter the field of aviation, the decisions made along the way and the lessons learned.
The Finer Points
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The Finer Points is an aviation podcast focused on training and education. Its co-hosts are Jason Miller , a certified flight instructor, and Todd Eichel, a software engineer working in San Francisco.
The Senior Content Editors are Christopher Bordenave, a pilot who has flown with the Air Force For over ten years and is currently serving overseas, and Kenneth Allan, full-time flight instructor with CFI, CFII, and MEI ratings.
According to them, “The Finer Points is about excellence. As pilots we strive to not merely fly, but to become excellent aviators.”
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Pilot Briefing is a podcast produced by the AOPA Foundation, the largest aviation community in the world with hundreds of thousands of members and spanning 75 countries.
The show talks about the top five general aviation news updates each week, in episodes of only 5 minutes. It’s the ideal podcast for those who want to keep up to date without wasting too much time on it.
Never Again is another podcast produced by AOPA Foundation. In this show, pilots share their frightening experiences in the cockpit so that others can learn from their mistakes.
Every episode has less than 10 minutes and is hosted by Jill W. Tallman, AOPA Technical Editor and instrument-rated private pilot.
Aviation News Talk
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Aviation News Talk is another podcast created by Max Trescott.
It brings General Aviation news, general tips for pilots, technical details on glass cockpits and flying GPS approaches. Some episodes also have interviews with professionals of the field.
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AvTalk is the aviation podcast of FlightRadar24, and in their own words, was created by “aviation geeks for anyone who looks up when they hear an airplane fly overhead”.
The podcast is hosted by the Flightradar24’s director Ian Petchenik, Jason Rabinowitz and Gabriel Leigh.
The show brings aviation news and special guests every Friday to talk about the most recent events that impact the aviation field. As one of their fans would say “it features interviews with very interesting people in “the biz”.”
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Opposing Bases is hosted by two traffic controllers and rated pilots who identify themselves as “Alpha Golf” and “Romeo Hotel” .
This weekly aviation podcast talks about aviation, flying, air traffic control, or anything aviation related. There are over 200 episodes available, with around 60 minutes each.
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