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Pilot’s Nice airport take-off video proves online hit

The clip shows stunning aerial views of the French Riviera as the pilot explains how the controls and safety devices work in the Boeing 737

An image of a plane wing with the Mediterranean coastline of Alpes-Maritimes in the background

The video showed aerial views on the French Riviera coastline. Photo for illustration Pic: Luziana5588 / Shutterstock

A pilot and YouTuber has received nearly 220,000 views – at the time of writing – on a video documenting a take-off from Nice airport. 

Michelle Gooris, whose YouTube name is DutchPilotGirl, filmed herself at the controls of a Boeing 737 while it taxied, took off and flew over the Côte d’Azur. 

During the video, the 29-year-old tells viewers about the devices used during take-off, the safety measures to be observed and the navigation techniques used. 

Nice airport is known to pilots as being a spectacular - but demanding - landing site.

In all, DutchPilotGirl has had more than 17 million views on her channel.

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