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The Aviators television series is an educational and informational show, that shows the viewer what the world of flying looks like in every single detail. It goes into detail all the various aspects of the job of flying all types of aircraft. From small private propeller airplanes, up to and including the commercial jumbo jets. It also covers all military aircraft as well.

The Aviators series also investigates the training, language and job demands of the Air Traffic Controller. The various hosts of The Aviators series were Kurtis Arnold, Sara Rependa, Jeff Lewis and Raeleen Ranger. All these people are pilots of one form of aircraft or another. They are fully trained to explain to the viewers the entire world of flying, and surviving crashes.

On one episode the viewer was shown how to escape from an aircraft, which is upside down in the water. The language that pilots, and air traffic controllers use is explained in the show, so it doesn't sound like a complete foreign language. The viewer is actually taken inside the cockpit of all types of aircraft. The various types of military aircraft, and the pilots of these aircraft are put on display for the viewers.

The training and experiences that military pilots have to have, before they ever get into the cockpit of their aircraft is explained. The series also investigates how these planes are made. Even the private luxury jets, owned by millionaires, are looked at in detail in this series.

The series also looks deep into the world of aircraft mechanics, baggage handlers and stunt pilots. The Aviators series also interviews women and their experiences as aviators. The Air Force Blue Angels pilots are even interviewed. The show also interviews the announcer at stunt shows.

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  • We listen in on some aerial dialogue between air traffic control and our resident pilot, Kurtis, as he navigates through both the departure and arrival procedures within an airport and its airspace as well as consult with the voice in the tower to explore the aspects of flight from the point of view of Ground Control and learn more about the complexities of life as a Ground Controller.

  • Although Space is often associated with the future, reaching new heights, and the unknown, NASA can also be traced back to very rich historical roots established more than 50 years ago. As the ultimate form of ground breaking flight, throughout history NASA has conducted countless 'out-of-this-world' research and exceeded the limits of our planet to make the unknown universe more familiar and easily accessible.

  • We catch up with the Rusty Pilots Initiative as they reignite every pilot's fire in their attempts to help former flyers with their return back into the sky. Then we meet a pilot whose passion has never lessened thanks to the versatility of his dynamic Aviat Husky utility aircraft designed to sharpen the skills you may have lost by offering numerous capabilities, achieved mostly by your sense of adventure.

  • Does it sometimes feel like your airplane has a mind of its own? Well get ready to be prepared for the unpredictable as we visit Stallion 51 for an introduction to their Unusual Attitude & Upset Recovery Program. Using an L-39 Turbojet we demonstrate the educational procedures designed to help give you a head start when your aircraft takes a turn for the worst.

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