The Aviators

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  • 2010
  • 8 Seasons
  • 8.6  (103)

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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Diamond/Mountains/A Look Back
6. Diamond/Mountains/A Look Back
December 1, 2020
How Lifestyle Aviation is working with Diamond Aircraft to make aircraft ownership affordable. Peter learns about the pleasures and dangers of mountain flying. And we look back at the last 5 years of The Aviators.
Myers/Twin Commander
5. Myers/Twin Commander
November 24, 2020
Bringing back the great and wonderful Myers aircraft. And the Twin Commander is a big and beefy general aviation aircraft that is loved by everyone that gets a chance to fly one.
Pro Drones
4. Pro Drones
November 17, 2020
Call them Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Pilotless Aircraft, Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems, or just plain ‘ol drones, they’re becoming increasingly commonplace and taking on some very important roles in everyday life. Well beyond the realm of toys, there are a number of career paths one can pursue flying them professionally.
Record-breaking Flyer
3. Record-breaking Flyer
November 10, 2020
As a person, Matt Guthmiller is a fascinating mix genius, entrepreneur, and adventurer. When getting his pilot’s license at a young age wasn’t enough, he organized and executed an adventure that would make Lindbergh and Earhart proud as he became the youngest person ever to fly solo around the world!
Cessnas: 172 & 340
2. Cessnas: 172 & 340
November 3, 2020
To most people, the name “Cessna” has become synonymous with “small airplane.” And it’s no wonder. The Cessna 172 is the most produced aircraft in history and has almost certainly been flown by nearly every pilot! But there’s definitely more to Cessna – as the much larger and more capable 340 proves.
Milestones/Rving Pilots
1. Milestones/Rving Pilots
October 27, 2020
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.
Description

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 (89 episodes). The series first aired on September 4, 2010.

Where to Watch The Aviators

The Aviators is available for streaming on the The Orchard website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Aviators on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, Hoopla and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    September 4, 2010
  • IMDB Rating
    8.6  (103)