The Iron Dog is known as the world's most extreme snowmobile race. Racers brave wildly dangerous terrain, bitterly cold temperatures and speeds over 100mph over 2,000 miles. The Alaska Wing Men are called on to be their flying "pit-crew" on the trek.
Dustin of Coastal Helicopters risks a dangerous drop-off while transporting a group of world-famous heli-skiers into the remote mountains they love. And the legendary Don Lee helps a young romantic execute a top-secret mission.
During the Sitka herring run, fishermen compete for a limited amount of herring, potentially worth millions. Captains hoping to get an edge hire bush pilots to help spot the fish from above while dodging other planes and contending with the elements.
A 911 call from a bear hunter on Alaska's remote Kodiak Island sends pilot Keller Wattum out into some rough weather. The hunter is safe, but needs help transporting his prize kill: a massive Kodiak brown bear.
The untamed wilderness of Alaska can be as dangerous as it is exciting. Though weather is often an obstacle, it's not the only danger. So Don Lee teaches his student the finer points of gunplay and how to shoot and kill a charging bear.
Keller Wattum is the "eye in the sky" for a fishing vessel in Kodiak Island's annual herring run. And in Juneau, chopper pilot Dustin Carroll is responsible for getting technicians to the cell towers to find a problem - 4,000 ft. up in the mountains.
In Juneau, Dustin Carroll and Jag Garrard are flying support for the local power company. They must reconfigure a nearly 50-mile chain of power lines running through the mountains that has been damaged by avalanches in recent years.
In Haines, Drake's apprentice suggests a scouting flight to new undiscovered mountain locations. Outside of Juneau, Dustin Caroll battles a forest fire that threatens the homes of nearby residents and the nesting grounds for a group of Bald Eagles.
Ryan McCue transports supplies and personnel to a desolate mining site on Prince of Wales Island when bad weather forces him to weigh the risks of a forced landing. Meanwhile, Don Lee helps a group rebuild a Cherokee Six airplane from the 60's.