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About the Show

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.

Meet the Pilots: Dustin

  • Backcountry Skiing

    Backcountry Skiing

    Extreme skiers are making a new film, and the only way to get the first shot is to be flown to the top of a mountain otherwise unreachable and dropped out into the slopes. Cue Alaska Wing Men pilot Dustin.

     

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  • Photo: Nets are set

    Sky Fishing

    With a million dollars on the line, captains call in extra eyes.

  • Photo: Jim Andy's Turbine Beaver

    Suicide Sled Race

    Inside Iron Dog, the world's toughest snowmobile race.

Featured Episode

  • Sitka, AK: A plane under the lights of the aurora borealis.  (Photo Credit: NGT)

    Sky Fishing

    Captains hire pilots to spot fish from the sky and point the boats in the right direction with potential to make big bucks.

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