July 14, 2010 09:36 ET

AOPA and EAA Partner With Highly Anticipated New Aviation TV Series

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 14, 2010) - The Aviators, the new weekly magazine-style television series that premieres this September, has announced that it has partnered with North America's two largest general aviation organizations, AOPA and EAA.

EAA will be supporting The Aviators at AirVenture 2010 in Oshkosh, WI by hosting a media launch of the show on Wednesday, July 28th at 3:00 pm (local) followed later in the week by the World Premiere of The Aviators: Episode One.

Crews and personalities from The Aviators will be at AirVenture shooting for season two while also spending time greeting fans at their spectacular display in Aeroshell Square's hangar "C". AOPA will likewise be hosting events at AOPA Aviation Summit 2010 in Long Beach, CA this November.

The Aviators was a hit at the PBS Annual Meeting held last May in Austin, TX and is expected to air on many of the 356 Public Television Stations across the United States starting this fall.

"We're thrilled by the number of stations across the country eager to air the show" said Executive Producer Anthony Nalli. "There's obviously a demand for intelligent, entertaining aviation television and stations and viewers are excited that it's finally here."

The Aviators also premieres across Canada on the Global Television Network on Saturday, September 11th with a preview in prime time Wednesday, September 8th on CHEK-TV. For local broadcast information viewers are encouraged to contact their local Public Television Station.

Previews for The Aviators can be found at http://www.TheAviators.TV which is due to be revamped in September on time for the premiere as well as the launch of The Aviators Digital Magazine.

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