Ice Pilots

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  • 2011
  • 6 Seasons

This reality series presents the day-to-day operations of a commercial airline company operating in the northern reaches of Canada. Buffalo Airways hauls cargo and passengers year-round all over the Arctic, even when temperatures are 30 degrees below zero and their airplanes' engines are in danger of freezing solid. The series aired from 2009 to 2014 on the History cable network.

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Seasons
D-Day
8. D-Day
December 4, 2014
Mikey's much-planned D-Day tribute parachute jump with 20 paratroopers hits a wall when Joe refuses to fly his DC-3 to the drop zone.
Dogfight
7. Dogfight
December 3, 2014
Buffalo's top guns, rookies and vets, go to California for aerial dogfights in real fighter planes. Cory and Mikey race to get ready for the D-Day jump.
Big Plans, Bad Luck
6. Big Plans, Bad Luck
November 4, 2014
Mikey decides to get Buffalo involved in a D-Day paratrooper jump to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day. Prefkar escapes Hay River courier duty. Cory finds an original bracket for the DC3 static line for Mikey's D-Day jump.
Second Chances
5. Second Chances
October 30, 2014
Rookie pilot Jeff nearly runs off the runway. Prefkar learns to play hockey but drops the ball at Buffalo and Joe goes on a date with a real dog.
Checkflight
4. Checkflight
October 2, 2014
Joe leaves to undergo medical tests at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona. Jeff and Sam stress over their DC-3 checkflights and Joe celebrates turning 70-his way.
Old Dogs
3. Old Dogs
September 22, 2014
Engine trouble plagues Buffalo's newest Electra, ZFE, and a standoff between Joe and Transport Canada threatens to close the airline. At the same time, Joe faces a tough decision about his old dog Sophie.
Ice Storm
2. Ice Storm
August 27, 2014
Buffalo's Electra aircraft is hammered by rough winds up the Mackenzie Valley. In Hay River, a rookie crew faces the worst ice storm in years and one rampie has a tough go trying to fit in at Buffalo.
A Ball O'Snags
1. A Ball O'Snags
September 25, 2014
An engine fire and series of mechanical gremlins has Buffalo scrambling to make its Christmas deliveries. Newest rampie Prefkar Mony struggles with life in the North.
Description

This reality series presents the day-to-day operations of a commercial airline company operating in the northern reaches of Canada. Buffalo Airways hauls cargo and passengers year-round all over the Arctic, even when temperatures are 30 degrees below zero and their airplanes' engines are in danger of freezing solid. The series aired from 2009 to 2014 on the History cable network.Ice Pilots is a series that is currently running and has 6 seasons (67 episodes). The series first aired on April 22, 2011.

Where to Watch Ice Pilots

Ice Pilots is available for streaming on the National Geographic website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Ice Pilots on demand at Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    April 22, 2011