National GeographicNat Geo Wild


It's the last frontier. And these are the last of the true arctic aviators. Young pilots with a taste for adventure have come here to earn their wings, flying vintage steel
built for war. But it's a different war now: a war against bitter cold and constant breakdowns, a war to get the job done, a war to stay alive flying in the toughest conditions on the planet.

The job: to haul people and vital fuel and supplies to far flung outposts in the Canadian North. Piloting sturdy old warbirds built for punishment, they're learning with every hard knock, pulling together even as they compete to rise up the ranks. It's an impossible job with antique equipment in a merciless place. It's Ice Pilots NWT.

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