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Cineflix’s New Series Air Aces Takes Flight on Jan. 7 on HISTORY®

Airborne combat missions? Check. Daredevil pilots? Check. Heroic acts of bravery? Check. Viewers get it all as they take to the skies with Cineflix’s ambitious new series Air Aces, premiering Monday, January 7 at 9 p.m. ET on HISTORY®. This ground-breaking series tells the stories of an elite group of pilots known as air aces. Charged with fighting enemy forces in the sky, these aces fought some of the most heroic airborne combat missions in history.

Using real vintage aircrafts, the series recreates mid-air combat sequences, featuring Spitfires, Lancaster bombers and Phantom fighters. With aerial stunt teams and state-of-the-art camera technology, the series dramatizes the exploits of the world's greatest aces. Air Aces also features revealing interviews with the last surviving veterans and military historians, rare archival footage, cutting edge CGI and new cinematic techniques.

The premiere episode tells the story of Canadian George Beurling, an air ace who broke every rule in the book, yet became one of the greatest fighter pilots of World War II.

Air Aces is a Cineflix (Air Heroes) Inc. Blink Entertainment Limited co-production, in association with Shaw Media, Historia and the Military Channel. Air Aces was produced with the participation of the Canada Media Fund. The Producers are Simon Lloyd and Sarah Sapper. The Executive Producers are Simon Lloyd, Ian Russell and Nick Godwin.

About Cineflix Productions
Cineflix Productions is a leading producer of more than 400 hours per year of non-scripted programming for international broadcasters—including factual, factual entertainment, reality, documentary, formats, and kids.  With production spread across offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Toronto, and Montreal, Cineflix Productions prides itself on its ability to attract and retain an exceptionally talented international production staff and top on-screen personalities.

For more information, please contact:
Ashley Applebaum, 
Cineflix, 
416.504.7317 (ext. 489), aapplebaum@cineflix.com    
Alison Salinas, 
Cineflix , 
416.504.7317 (ext. 615), asalinas@cineflix.com