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Flying Wild Alaska

Flying Wild Alaska

3 Seasons
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Meet the Tweto family that rules Alaska's most dangerous skies. Operating their family-run airline, Era Alaska, they battle unforgiving Alaskan weather and terrain to transport life's necessities to one of the most remote and extreme regions of America.

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  • Meet the Twetos

    1. Meet the Twetos

    Twetos family transports supplies to some of the least-accessible areas of Alaska.

    43m 34s

  • Life or Death

    2. Life or Death

    Jim makes arrangements for the transportation of the first casualty of winter.

    43m 32s

  • Indian Summer

    3. Indian Summer

    Jim and Brooks look for potential landing strips; an Eskimo feast is prepared.

    43m 34s

  • Tundra Taxis

    4. Tundra Taxis

    The crew races to finish Era's hangar before the winter snow arrives.

    43m 33s

  • Greenhorn Ben

    5. Greenhorn Ben

    Pilot Yuri trains in Bethel for a potential promotion to fly the 208 Caravan, but danger strikes when heavy ice forms on the wings.

    43m 33s

  • Blow It Up

    6. Blow It Up

    Pilot Doherty flies along Russain airspace to transport volatile explosives to the island of St. Lawrence.

    43m 32s

  • Deep Freeze

    7. Deep Freeze

    Era Alaska makes a special canine delivery to four-time Iditarod champion Lance Mackey in Fairbanks.

    43m 34s

  • Bush Brawl

    8. Bush Brawl

    Western Alaska is hit with the biggest snowstorm of the season.

    43m 34s

  • Trick Or Tweto

    9. Trick Or Tweto

    Halloween in Alaska brings vicious crosswinds that wreak havoc on Era's small planes.

    43m 32s

  • Goodbye Sun

    10. Goodbye Sun

    The approaching winter darkness fuels a mass exodus from Unalakleet; in Barrow, a bootlegger attempts to smuggle in illegal liquor.

    43m 32s