Ice Pilots NWT Finally on U.S. Television!

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Ice Pilots NWT Finally on U.S. Television!

Postby Sven » Mon Apr 18, 2011 7:19 pm

Straight from a recent post on Facebook, here's the direct quote:

U.S. Fans! 5 more days until the USA debut of Ice Pilots NWT Season One on the National Geographic channel! April 22nd at 7PM ET/PT. Spread the news and help us have a successful first show!

Enjoy this amazing show.
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Re: Ice Pilots NWT Finally on U.S. Television!

Postby RigaRunner » Thu Apr 21, 2011 10:57 pm

This is great news! I am one who has been writing letters and sending messages to my cable company, to Discovery and National Geographic, and to the community television authorities for over a year. I am delighted to see that we finally will get to see Ice Pilots NWT here in the USA.

I've posted an alert on all our local pilot forums.
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Re: Ice Pilots NWT Finally on U.S. Television!

Postby LNSflyer » Sat Apr 30, 2011 7:34 pm

I watched the episode friday night with the C-46's. Very cool!
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Re: Ice Pilots NWT Finally on U.S. Television!

Postby PropFan » Mon May 02, 2011 3:16 pm

My wife and I agree that the first two episodes have been entertaining but a little disturbing. The constant equipment breakdowns at some point make one wonder just exactly how safe the airline is. Broken magnetos, seized engines, inoperable landing gear. Sure, those are all part of keeping a vintage fleet flying, but a steady diet of that gets a little old. I hope we get to see more than just a continual stream of maintenance problems.

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Re: Ice Pilots NWT Finally on U.S. Television!

Postby jackhodgson » Fri May 06, 2011 10:51 am

Re the large number of breakdowns... My first thought would be that the show producers are focussing on the the dramatic stuff. All the things that work the way they're supposed to are not that "interesting".

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Re: Ice Pilots NWT Finally on U.S. Television!

Postby champguy » Fri May 06, 2011 10:57 am

They don't call them "freight dogs" for nothing. Long hours, hard work, and s*** for pay.
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