student pilot videos

Student pilot videos, Discovery Flights, and flight training

Third Coast Aviation (‘TCA‘) posts student pilot videos of Discovery Flights, student pilot flight training, and helpful guidance on our Youtube channel, with the help of James Rhodes, our 2017 summer marketing intern.  We’re adding more every month with your help, so please forward your videos or pictures to

Student pilot videos with James Rhodes

James B. Rhodes
James B. Rhodes

We started off with a simple video of a Pre-Flight Inspection, which shows some key points of aircraft inspection.

  • After that video, we posted a video of James’ Discovery Flight, which displays highlights of his first time up in the air!
  • Subsequently, a compilation of Takeoffs and Landings was recorded during James’ fourth flight lesson.
  • His Fourth lesson also has it’s own video that includes training on navigating to and from a VOR, flying with instruments only, and practicing landings and takeoffs. The video references,, and
  • Next, his Fifth lesson was fully posted and focuses on developing a rhythm in a stabilized landing pattern.
  • James’ Sixth lesson video highlights work on dutch rolls, stalls, and stall recovery.
  • Finally, our latest video shows viewers how to plan their own cross country flight with the help of a flight computer, sectional map, SkyVector, and more.

About Third Coast Aviation

Founded in January 2017, Third Coast Aviation (‘TCA‘) is a Texas Gulf Coast aviation company providing Part 61 flight trainingaircraft acquisition, sales, and management services.  Our seasoned Certified Flight Instructors (CFI, CFII, and MEI) deliver flight training from Discovery Flights to Private Pilot License (PPL), Commercial Pilots License (CPL), CFI and beyond. Our admissions professionals help individuals transition into professional careers through our partnerships with regional air carriers such as GoJet Airlines Inc.; our business-to-business (‘B2B’) clientele provide explosive growth opportunity and longevity for our staff of Certified Flight Instructors (‘CFI’), maintenance professionals, and an exhilarating place for our students to learn!

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