Flying Wild Alaska, Season 1Closed Captioning
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Flying Wild Alaska follows the unconventional Tweto family that rules Alaska’s most dangerous skies. Operating their family-run airline, Era Alaska, they are the lifeline for the isolated rural inhabitants of the Bering Sea coastline. From champion snow dogs bound for the Iditarod to groceries for miners working on an operation on the North Slope, the goods that the intrepid pilots ship on any given day are crucial to everyday life.
|1||Closed CaptioningVideoMeet the Twetos||Flying Wild Alaska: In the frigid Alaskan town of Unalakleet, the Tweto's and their family-run airline battle the arctic elements to transport supplies and passengers to some of the most inaccessible areas on the planet.||43:33||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|2||Closed CaptioningVideoLife or Death||Pilot Luke Hickerson transports dangerous chemicals from Barrow to the remote village of Atqasuk. Then, in Unalakleet, the cold and dark winter claims its first casualty and Jim must make arrangements to transport the casket.||43:34||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|3||Closed CaptioningVideoBlow It Up||In a dangerous mission, pilot Doug Doherty flies along Russian airspace to transport volatile explosives to the island of St Lawrence. In Unk, Ben slams into a large bird mid-flight.||43:33||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|4||Closed CaptioningVideoIndian Summer||Unseasonably warm weather sends Jim up to the Brooks Range to look for potential landing strips. Ferno and Ariel prepare an Eskimo feast for returning pilot John Ponts and the week ends with an icy plunge into the Unalakleet River.||43:34||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|5||Closed CaptioningVideoTundra Taxis||In Bethel, construction crews race to finish Era's newest hanger before the unforgiving winter snows arrive. But when Jim flies in to inspect the progress, he is far from happy. In Unk, fierce crosswinds blow John Ponts' tiny 207 all over the sky.||43:33||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|6||Closed CaptioningVideoGreenhorn Ben||Pilot Yuri Ivanoff trains in Bethel for a potential promotion to fly the 208 Caravan. But danger strikes when heavy ice forms on the wings. In Unalakleet, weeks of rain force Jim to do a river landing and a greenhorn arrives.||43:34||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|7||Closed CaptioningVideoDeep Freeze||Era Alaska makes a special canine delivery to four-time Iditarod champion Lance Mackey in Fairbanks. After the first snow in Unalakleet, Jim and Ferno cope with an influx of schoolteachers on their busiest day of the year.||43:34||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|8||Closed CaptioningVideoBush Brawl||A dangerous frozen river landing leaves Jim and Ferno skating on thin ice, while Ariel's flying lessons end in disaster. The biggest snowstorm of the season hits, shutting down all of Western Alaska and leaving several Era pilots up in the air.||43:33||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|9||Closed CaptioningVideoTrick or Tweto||Halloween in Alaska brings vicious crosswinds that wreak havoc on Era's small planes. Ariel hopes to learn the family business in Unk, but a power blackout tests her abilities when she takes over as station manager.||43:33||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|10||Closed CaptioningVideoGoodbye Sun||The approaching winter darkness fuels a mass exodus from Unalakleet. In Barrow, a bootlegger attempts to smuggle in illegal liquor and Luke races to complete a daring rescue before the sun sets for two months straight.||43:33||$1.99||View in iTunes|
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What a great family show. Looking forward to the next show times
My new favorite show
As an Air Traffic Controller and a Pilot you realize the degree of difficulty these pilots have is second to none. If you are a pilot, a flying enthusiast, or just wanna see people do the near impossible by doing it in a Magiver type way this is the show for you. Again love this show and ice road truckers don't have half the balls these people do
Finally a show about the unsung heros of Alaska
This looks like it is going to be a great show. I still feel the pull to Alaska. 23 years ago when I was finishing my training for the A&P license and just starting to fly
I was offered a job with a small airline in Bethel Alaska. The promise of adventure in Alaska and the wide open spaces and no people seemed perfect for me. Like
a typical 22 year old I let the empty promise of disloyal girl and my parents talk me out of it. It will be nice to see what I missed and maybe if the chips fall in place
where I might go to retire. Because I will never stop working. So if you love aviation or just work in the field this show is a winner to get a good view of what our fellow
co-workers and extended family of the sky deals with in the Last Frontier.