Airplanes are the lifeblood of Alaska, transporting critical supplies and rescuing the lost and injured in areas where roads don't reach. But violent weather and extreme terrain make these the most dangerous skies in the country, and bush pilots often go beyond the call of duty to get the job done. Alaska Wing Men goes inside this perilous profession to witness firsthand the risks they face.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Alaska Wing Men - Ultimate Survival Alaska - Netflix
Ultimate Survival Alaska was an American television reality competition series produced by Brian Catalina Productions that premiered on the National Geographic Channel on May 12, 2013. The series was executive produced by Brian Catalina, Kristina Wood, John Magennis, Claire Kosloff, Victoria Levy, and Peter Goest. Ultimate Survival Alaska focused on survivalist men and women who were dropped off in the Alaskan wilderness where they compete with each other in various wilderness races. The survivalists were dropped off by aircraft in the Alaskan wilderness where they compete in races through Alaska's unpredictable weather, barren landscapes, and hostile predators. The series was cancelled after season 3.
Alaska Wing Men - Season 1 (2013) - Netflix
In the first season, 10 episodes document the survivalists' experiences at specific location points during the 3,000-mile (4,800 km) race. The main goal in each episode is to survive using minimal gear, and to reach a certain destination point within 72 hours.
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