Jetstream (TV series)

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Jetstream
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Country of origin Canada
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 8
Production
Executive producer(s) David Paperny
Cal Shumiatcher
Producer(s) Karen Melvin
Running time 50 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel Discovery Channel Canada
Original run January 8, 2008 – February 26, 2008
External links
Website

Jetstream is a 2008 documentary television series produced by Paperny Films for the network Discovery Channel Canada.[1] The series totals 8 episodes and premiered on January 8, 2008.[2] The series was narrated by Canadian Actor Kavan Smith.

Seven of the eight pilots are graduates of the Royal Military College of Canada:

  • 21810 Capt. Michael (Mike) "Floater" M.R. Lewis (RMC ‘00)
  • 21955 Capt. Riel "Guns" K. Erickson (RMC ‘01);
  • 22537 Capt. Yannick "Blow" Jobin (RMC ‘03);
  • 22542 Capt. Tristan "T-bag" Mckee (RMC ‘03);
  • 22715 Capt. Timothy (Tim) "Nail'n" B. Coffin (RMC ‘03);
  • 22821 Lt. Dave "Tickler" McLeod (RMC ‘04);
  • 22848 Capt. Shamus "Carney" T. Allen (RMC ‘04)

The series was released on DVD in 2008.

Synopsis[edit]

Jetstream follows eight pilots training with the Royal Canadian Air Force to fly one of the most advanced supersonic tactical fighter jets in the world—the CF-18 Hornet at CFB Cold Lake, Alberta. They train under the 410 Tactical Fighter Training Squadron.

Episodes[edit]

# Title Original airdate
1 "The Rookies" January 8, 2008 (2008-01-08)
2 "Members Only" January 15, 2008 (2008-01-15)
3 "Blood on the Page" January 22, 2008 (2008-01-22)
4 "Darkness Falls" January 29, 2008 (2008-01-29)
5 "Fight's On" February 5, 2008 (2008-02-05)
6 "Dream Killer" February 12, 2008 (2008-02-12)
7 "Do or Die" February 19, 2008 (2008-02-19)
8 "Bomb's Away" February 26, 2008 (2008-02-26)

DVD[edit]

Jetstream was released on DVD in 2008. The DVD box set includes all eight episodes of the series, over 20 minutes of bonus footage, and a preview for the TV series Combat School.[3]

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Jetstream About Page [1], Retrieved on February 6, 2008
  2. ^ Paperny launches Discovery Channel series Jetstream
  3. ^ Jetstream DVD sale page [2], Retrieved on November 20, 2009

External links[edit]