Worst Place To Be A Pilot

May 2017

S1 Ep4

Expired 3.0 5 x
Deep in the mountainous heartland of Papua, solo Captain Matt Dearden finds the strip enveloped in mist making it incredibly tricky to pick a route through the valley. On landing he has to deal with an argument on the runway between local tribes people. Captain Danie Malan is put to the test as he tries to graduate to the trickiest mountain strips in Indonesia. While Captain Robin Rudderham is also looking to make the move up and experiences the threats that come with flying the busiest route i...

S1 Ep3

Expired 3.0 4 x
Captain Matt Dearden battles severe turbulence to deliver local tribes people to their loved ones, before being invited in as the first westerner to enter one of their small tribal huts. Captain Dave Burns finds himself sandwiched between an approaching storm and an active volcano as he negotiates his way back to base. Without the advanced technology the big jet airliners enjoy, he is forced to navigate his way through the clouds by sight, literally keeping an eye out for any other planes in th...

S1 Ep2

Expired 3.5 3 x
Papua - In this episode, Captain Sam Quinn finds himself in the middle of a family dispute as he delivers much needed supplies to a remote Papuan tribes people. When bows and arrows are drawn he makes a swift exit. Back at base he comes down with malaria, a disease which could end his flying career, or even kill him. Captain Guy Richardson is treated like a king as he opens a remote island runway for the very first time. But when nuts are thrown at his plane he's less than impressed. Rookie ...
April 2017

S1 Ep1

Expired 4.0 8 x
In the first episode, the new recruits come face to face with the remarkable range of challenges that flying in Indonesia presents; Captain George is greeted by a large group of tribes people after he becomes the first pilot to land on a runway that's taken them 14 years to cut into the side of a mountain. The locals tell him about their cannibal ancestors. Guy takes drastic action as a passenger has a mid-air panic attack, and Sam struggles to control the plane during landing as he flies local...