The following review is for the entire TV series which includes season 1, 2, and 3. The DVDs sold here are for season 1. See my comment below for the availability of other seasons.
Flying Wild Alaska is one of the few wholesome "reality television series" on cable. It features the Tweto family who ran a regional airline ERA Alaska at Unalakleet, Alaska and the bush pilots who flew airplanes for them. The series ran on the Discovery Channel for three seasons from January 2011 to July 2012.
Jim Tweto was the chief operating officer (COO) of ERA and his wife Ferno the station manager at Unalakleet. Jim Tweto started out as a bush pilot with one airplane and, with the help of Ferno, grew his company into a regional airline that serves much of Alaska, from Kodiak in the south to Barrow in the north and Nome in the west to Fairbanks in the East. The viewers watch as the pilots and ground crew struggle against foul weather, impossible schedules, primitive and sometimes nonexistent landing strips, government regulations, and occasionally fuel shortage. In addition, the viewers are treated with a brief look at the Eskimo culture which is woven into the lives of Alaska residents. It is fun to watch pilots from the Lower 48 eating Eskimo food, like walrus intestines. Other Eskimo delicacies include seal flippers buried in the ground for three months, dug up, and boiled in water. Yum!
Jim and Ferno raise two beautiful daughters Ayla & Ariel. Ayla is away from home attending classes in Anchorage for a paramedic. Ariel stays with her parents and works at the Unalakleet airport. Ariel is all sunshine even when a blizzard is raging outside of the terminal. Regrettably the show ended in season three when Jim Tweto retired and started building his dream cabin, but the viewers get to watch as Ariel finally gets her pilot license. Don't miss out of this excellent television series.