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How Flight Chops Went from Weekend Warrior Pilot to YouTube Celebrity

FLYING Magazine: How Flight Chops Went from Weekend Warrior Pilot to YouTube Celebrity

A combination of his aviation curiosity and filmmaking skills has made Steve Thorne the envy of many pilots.  By Ashley Burns     With 130,962 subscribers and counting, Steve Thorne is undoubtedly one of the most popular aviators on YouTube. Known to the aviation world as Flight Chops, he’s a self-described “weekend warrior pilot” who is basically…

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Flight Chops at OshKosh Airventure | #OSH17 (updated)

OshKosh never disappoints.     It’s truly my favorite aviation event of the year, and like many thousands of fellow pilots and flying enthusiasts,  I look forward to it yearlong. If you’re new around here and not familiar with this event, I highly suggest you check it out here. SCHEDULE Here’s where I’ll be this…

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One of The Craziest Adventures Yet… Survival Shakedown in BC

The before and after pics say it all:  Excitement and anticipation, followed by relief and exhaustion. Working with the B.C. General Aviation Association last week, we took part in their “Survival Shakedown”.  (See BC Aviation’s full report on the experience) It was really hard, but I made it! I was filming an episode along with Bradley Friesen,…

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Flight Chops at Sun n’ Fun 2017 | #SNF17 (PHOTOS)

We are back from the 2017 edition of Sun n’ Fun and it was, as always, filled with adventures. The weather was a mess at the beginning of the event, derailing many travellers along the Eastern seaboard and also eliminating 2 planned shoots we had while in Florida. I had the opportunity to meet so many…

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