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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 battle unforgiving Alaska weather and terrain to ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Ferno Tweto ...  Herself - Station Manager 31 episodes, 2011-2012
Ayla Tweto ...  Herself / ... 31 episodes, 2011-2012
Ariel Tweto ...  Herself - Jim and Ferno's Daughter / ... 31 episodes, 2011-2012
Jim Tweto ...  Himself - Pilot & COO: Era Alaska / ... 31 episodes, 2011-2012
Jim Pratt Jim Pratt ...  Narrator 31 episodes, 2011-2012
John Ponts ...  Himself - Era Alaska Pilot / ... 24 episodes, 2011-2012
Ben Pedersen ...  Himself - Era Alaska Pilot / ... 16 episodes, 2011-2012
Luke Hickerson Luke Hickerson ...  Himself - Era Alaska Lead Pilot / ... 14 episodes, 2011-2012


Follows the unconventional Tweto family that rules Alaska's most dangerous skies. Operating their family-run airline, Era Alaska, they battle unforgiving Alaska weather and terrain to transport life's necessities to one of the most remote and extreme regions of America. With no freeway system for hundreds of miles, Era Alaska is the lifeline for the isolated rural inhabitants of the Bering Sea coastline. From champion snow dogs bound for the Iditarod to medicine for sick children 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. Written by Anonymous

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14 January 2011 (USA) See more »

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Alaska-Piloten - Eine Familie hebt ab See more »

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Alaska, USA

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Superb Series!
5 March 2011 | by huffgSee all my reviews

For anyone interested in flying, culture, science, geography, and just people, this is a must-see series. It is a broad portrayal of people who live in Alaska, their living conditions, opportunities, and challenges, all centered around the essential air transport operations of Alaskan life.

This series is a wonderful balance of beautiful cinematography, flying technique, Alaskan society and geography, human interaction, Alaskan cultural diversity and characteristics, family relationships, and technology.

Do yourself a favor and try watching this series. The series is not strictly sequential, so you can watch it in almost any order.

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