The following story appears in the November issue of Alaska Sporting Journal, on sale now. Neither can she stop smiling, laughing and making her friends and family giggle. The family business has been featured on the TV series Flying Wild Alaskawhich returned to the airwaves this year on the Outdoor Channel after originally appearing on the Discovery Channel.
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Her daily work varies from flying sorties to other ground duties. But what is the real story of this young lady who seems to have enough work experience regarding aviation as well as TV shows? Ariel got her first major TV appearance from the show Wipeout.
The Twetos are not exactly The Brady Bunch. They earn a living from transporting people and supplies to the most inaccessible areas in the world. This is not normal.
Ariel Tweto may not be flight-instructor material, but she is still an inspiration for many Flying Wild Alaska viewers. Now, Ariel seems as sweet as she can be, and obviously has a heart of gold. According to the episode narrator, the teen suicide rates in Alaska are nine times higher than the national average.
Skip to content. This summer, Tweto flew for a purpose — to raise awareness about aviation — as she participated in her first air race, the Air Race Classic. An all-women cross-country annual competition hosted by the Ninety-Nines Club a nonprofit for licensed female pilotsthe Air Race Classic brings women of all ages together for three days.
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She has a sister, Alya Tweto. Her parents met when her dad was in Alaska as a professional hockey player, trying to create interest in the game. He met and fell in love with her mother, and they later went into the aviation business, Era Alaska. She became famous in an incident in which she asks about a pole she cannot see yet it is right in front of her.
Flying Wild Alaska is a documentary television series that aired on Discovery Channel in and They operate the hub operations from Unalakleet. The show also features other segments from their bases in BarrowDeadhorseand other places.