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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.

The Aviators is a series that is currently running and has 8 seasons (88 episodes). The series first aired on September 4, 2010.

The Aviators is available for streaming on the website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Aviators on demand atAmazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu, Google Play, Hoopla, iTunes online.

The Orchard
8 Seasons, 88 Episodes
September 4, 2010
Reality
8.5/10
Cast: Anthony Nalli
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The Aviators Full Episode Guide

  • They say the process of learning to fly makes you better at... everything. So while the obvious goal seems to be getting a license, there are actually many other little goals you can achieve and benefit from along the way. Then we introduce a new host: a popular RVer who explores the curious overlap of those who long to explore in the air as well as on the road.

  • We visit the world's most famous aviation university to explore it's storied history, many milestones, and future developments which include (get ready for it) flying cars! Then we look at arguably the most versatile little aircraft ever made: the Pipistrel Sinus.

  • The Air Rally continues as the group is met as heroes country after country. That is, the ones who actually make it!

  • We accompany dozens of aircraft and pilots as they island hop in the Caribbean during this 2 week aviation odyssey.

  • Part thrilling, part insanity, paragliding is one way aviation nuts get into the open air using a contraption that fits in the back of your car. Then we look into the science of applied aerodynamics.

  • We visit Canada's largest airport to look at the technology that drives air navigation systems. Then we look at one of the most affordable ways to own and enjoy an aircraft: ultralights!

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