The Aviators (2010)


Genre: Documentary

Plot: The Aviators is an award-winning weekly documentary-lifestyle-science TV series featuring interesting people, the latest aircraft, current technology and fly-in destinations. The show's site describes subject matter as follows: "We will take you behind the scenes to show you how airline pilots train, how planes are built, and how ATC works. We will profile aviation businesses and showcase aviation products. We will provide safety tips for private and recreational pilots and career tips for professional pilots." The Aviators premiered on the Global Television Network on Saturday, September 4, 2010. It could also be seen on CHEK-TV in Canada and is distributed to all 356 Public Broadcasting Stations in the United States for broadcast in numerous markets starting in September 2010. On September 1, 2010 the producers announced that a deal had been signed with Discovery Channel Asia that saw the series broadcast overseas in the spring of 2011. In the first six months after its premiere, the show aired almost 8,000 times across North America - an average of over 40 times a day. The Aviators launched on Hulu in February 2011 and was viewed over 32,000 times in just two weeks. In March 2011 producers announced some changes for season two including the addition of country music singer George Canyon to the cast as a guest host for the season. The current season's premiere date is September 16, 2013. Production for a fifth season has begun, and is planned to air in North America in September 2014. Read More



Episode 13: Skytypers
Episode 12: Learning to Fly: Rock Star Edition
Episode 11: Road America Fly Over
Episode 10: Balloons
Episode 9: Aerostars
Episode 8: Aviation Career Choices
Episode 7: Very Light Jets
Episode 6: Anatomy of a Commercial Flight
Episode 5: B-29 Fifi
Episode 4: U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds
Episode 3: Black Diamond Jet Team
Episode 2: WWII Pilot Training P-51 Mustang
Episode 1: WWII Pilot Training T-6 Texan
Episode 13: Cessna 195 / World's Busiest Tower / Aviation Camping
Episode 12: AOPA / LAPD / Pete McLeod
Episode 11: Aircraft Engines
Episode 10: Aircraft Ownership
Episode 9: Dream Flight / Joe Nall / Aeroshell Aerobatic
Episode 8: Remote Control Aircraft
Episode 7: Aopa Summit
Episode 6: Day in the Life of an Air Show, Pt. 2
Episode 5: Day in the Life of an Air Show, Pt. 1
Episode 4: Private Pilot / Miramar
Episode 3: $100 Hamburger
Episode 2: ATC Gibberish
Episode 1: Aviation 101
Episode 13: Cross-Border Flying
Episode 12: Life of a Boeing 737 Pilot & All About Airlines
Episode 11: Onboard the Goodyear Blimp
Episode 10: Ultra-Light Aviation & Airfract Auctions
Episode 9: Air Traffic Control Centre
Episode 8: Building Your Own Aircraft & Learning About Life Saving Backup Instruments
Episode 7: Air Traffic Control Towers
Episode 6: Light-Sport Aviation
Episode 5: The Airbus A380
Episode 4: Sun N' Fun Florida
Episode 3: How to land an Airliner
Episode 2: Newest and coolest affordable helicopters
Episode 1: One of the biggest airshows on Earth