The Challenges and Beauty of Flying in the Arctic (Joe Fieldman)

Video Shot in: 2009

Helicopter pilot Joe Fieldman had preconceived notions about the Arctic that proved to be untrue. He expected flat, white ice but found a dynamic environment with pressure ridges and textures. Despite concerns, he found the Arctic more favorable than anticipated. While observing massive ice plates colliding, he realized the Arctic can be unpredictable. Working with majestic polar bears exceeded his expectations. Overall, Joe sees the Arctic as a special and unique place for his work.