Podcasts are an incredible resource to research new topics, stay up to date on news, and more. They are easy to listen to while on the go, getting ready for work, cooking dinner, or working at your desk. With a plethora of interviews and intriguing topics of discussion to choose from, it can be hard to narrow down a topic and a station to choose from. If you are looking for some of the best aviation-themed podcasts to listen to, look no further. Here are some of the top aviation podcasts to listen to currently.

The Finer Points

The Finer Points was started in 2005 by Jason Miller, a leading Certified Flight Instructor hailing from San Francisco. This podcast is perfect for those that enjoy an informative, educational aviation experience featuring contemporary music.


If you are an aviation fanatic, this is the podcast for you. Created by Ian Petchenik and Jason Rabinowitz, these aviation geeks provide you with a selection of aviation news, views, and feature a special guest or two every other week for a half hour. Whether you are new to the aviation game or just want some new aviation talk in your life, you can find it with AvTalk.

Airplane Geeks

A weekly podcast recorded in the US, Max and his team provide a discussion regarding recent military and civil news stories. More often than not, a guest speaker with an aviation background is featured. An international perspective from “Across The Pond” is sometimes included as well, featuring Pieter Johnson from Plane Crazy Down Under.

Aviation News Talk

Max Trescott brings over 40 years of experience to the table in this podcast. He focuses on general aviation news, safety tips and more for pilots, as well as some technical details to be aware of. Max aims to teach current and future pilots to safely fly, answer listener questions, and occasionally interviews a guest.

Airline Pilot Guy

Captain Jeff Nielson speaks of interesting aviation stories and provides his perspective. He posts a weekly podcast featuring news in the industry, accidents, incidents, travel, and responds to listener questions and feedback.

Ready for Takeoff

If you are aiming to make your aviation passion a career, this is the podcast for you. Every week, Captain George Nolly provides instructions and interviews with top aviators, all who provide some insight into their path to flight careers.

Plane Crazy Down Under

Published about once a month, this is a podcast, as you can guess by the name, produced by a group of guys in Australia. Their main goal is to highlight anything aviation related in the Australasia/Pacific region, including airlines, airports, military operations, airshows, and more. They also tend to feature an interview during the course of the show.