Flying To The Ends Of The Earth

January 2018

S1 Ep3 - The Great Northern Wilderness

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Arthur flies in to Canada's vast untamed wilderness in a 1930s flying boat to the Great Bear rainforest region, viewing ancient rock art commemorating chiefs of the Kitasoo First Nations tribe. In Wekweeti, a Native American community in the far north was built in the 1960s as a social experiment, and on the edge of the Arctic Circle meets a man who made millions from gold deposits he's spotted from the air.

S1 Ep2 - Australia And Papua

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Arthur travels to the deserts of northern Australia, the islands of the Coral Sea and the jungles of Papua New Guinea, where flying is the only way in and out. He first visits a couple running a cattle station almost as big as Wales, where helicopters round up thousands of cows in a risky aerial ballet, before flying on to meet the Turner family, who bought their own desert island in the Coral Sea in 1985. Finally, Arthur joins the flying missionaries of Papua, who brave perilous jungle airstri...

S1 Ep1 - The Himalayas

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Former Royal Marine Arthur Williams took up flying to rediscover his spirit of adventure after he was paralysed in an accident. In this three-part series, he flies to some of the remotest parts of the planet to find out how people survive and thrive in places only a plane can reach. This episode, Arthur heads to Nepal to see how small aircraft are transforming the nation's way of life, meeting a family whose fortunes are about to be transformed by the arrival of a major airstrip, and joining th...