Aviation Safety 40: 40. From YouTube astronomer to Cirrus pilot, with Scott Manley

Scott Manley has been described as a scientist, a gamer, an astrophysicist, a software engineer, a DJ, and a YouTube star. He brings all of those unique skills to his latest adventure: learning to fly. He explains what drew him to aviation, why the written test was easy for a physicist, and what it’s like to train in an SR20. He also offers some tips for using flight simulators during flight training and shares which programs are his favorite. In the Ready to Copy segment, Scott talks about riding the zero-G “vomit comet,” what he thinks about Navy videos of possible UFOs, and whether you can see a laser pointer from the International Space Station.

Scott’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxzC4EngIsMrPmbm6Nxvb-A

Riding the vomit comet: https://youtu.be/M67YP-f-LyI

Sporty’s PJ2+ COM Radio: https://www.sportys.com/pj2-plus-com-radio.html

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