Discovery Channel

The owner and son of Buffalo Airways in the main hangar. (Omni Film Productions)
Ice Pilots follows life at an unorthodox airline in the north of Canada. Based in Yellowknife, Buffalo Airways flies WWII-era propeller planes that have remained virtually unchanged over the years. Rookie pilots defy bone-chilling temperatures to fly cargo and passengers through blizzards, breakdowns and transatlantic journeys. It's an impossible job in a merciless place. More about the show