Hit Aviation Television Series, Straight and Level Presented by AeroBrigham, to Premier a Veterans
Day Special, Chronicling Just How Bell Helicopter UH‐1 “Hueys” are Helping Veterans of the Vietnam
War Cope with PTSD.
The Sound of Hope, The Veteran’s Day Premiere of Straight and Level, is Dedicated to Honoring All
U.S. Military Service Members, and Airs this Thursday, November 11th at 3 PM EST on AWE TV.
FORT WORTH (November 10, 2021) – Assent Media + Entertainment‘s hit television program Straight and
Level that airs on AWE TV will honor past military service members with a Veteran’s Day special
entitled “The Sound of Hope.” This episode features the American Huey 369 Museum, it’s the Bell
UH-1 “Hueys”, the iconic face of the US Military during the Vietnam era, and how these aircraft are
still supporting Veterans 50+ years after the conflict.
“My brother and I both served in the United States Army, so we have a very special place in our
hearts for military veterans” AeroBrigham CEO David Brigham said. “This episode is for all service
members with us and those who can’t be with us anymore.” Capturing the opening and dedication of
the Vietnam War Memorial Wall in For Wayne, Indiana on May 29th, 2021, the crew from Straight and
Level brings you an in-depth documentary that captures the dedication of Vietnam Veterans to one
another and to their country.
The Sound of Hope also recognized the American Huey 369 Museum, and the dedicated
volunteers who are committed to restoring, preserving, and operating these aircraft. “The Huey is
‘the helicopter’ that defined an entire era of aviation…yet, very few know that this aircraft was
the savior of so many and continues to help veterans in the 21st Century.” Said W. Hulsey
Smith, Executive Producer and Host of Straight and Level. The Sound of Hope is
presented by AeroBrigham, a global leader in helicopter completion, maintenance, repair, and
overhaul services, and a family-owned company founded by brothers Danny and David Brigham in
Straight and Level is the most watched infotainment aviation program of the last decade and was
picked up by AWE TV in the fall of 2021 for a full season continuing through the Spring of 2022.
The current season is delivering a per episode average total addressable audience of over
1.41MM+ across all distribution platforms. The media house also produces the Assent Live
Private Aircraft Auction series for both streaming and broadcast on AWE TV.
Straight and Level Season Two: Throughout the second season of Straight and Level, the team will
explore 21st Century Aviation Technology and the positive affect aviation has on humanity. From
flight training to historic aircraft ersonic flight, the Straight and Level team is focused
on bringing aviation centric human-interest stories to life. “The golden age of aviation isn’t over, people just stopped paying
attention, and our focus for Straight and Level is to bring the joy and love of flying back to the
forefront of conversation.” said W. Hulsey Smith, Executive Producer and President of Assent Media
+ Entertainment. The next episode of Straight and Level, Episode S2E7 – “The Sound of Hope –
Presented by AeroBrigham” airs this Thursday at 3pm ET.
“Straight and Level” will feature and highlight topics related to aviation news and information,
including aircraft profiles, aircraft for sale, aircraft markets, aviator information, segments on
aircraft operations, how to purchase aircraft, and how to sell aircraft, along with general
aviation interest stories as well.
Straight and Level is produced by Assent Media + Entertainment, a Fort Worth, Texas based media
house, and Smith Family Capital company. Executive Producers for Assent Media + Entertainment are
W. Hulsey Smith and Ahrev Chinarian Smith, along with Producer Pete Isert of Crestone, Inc. To
learn more, go to www.StraightandLevel.TV
AeroBrigham, a family-owned company located at the Decatur Municipal Airport (KLUD) in Decatur,
Texas just north of the Dallas / Fort Worth aera, is a world leader in helicopter
completions, maintenance, repair, and overhaul services. As a certificated FAR Part 145 Repair
Station, AeroBrigham’ s services range from line maintenance to full helicopter and airplane
completions services including: aircraft interior, avionics installation and modification,
paint, and inspection services. Founded by brothers David and Danny Brigham, who have over 54 years
of combined aviation experience, AeroBrigham is known for delivering meticulous attention to detail
and unwavering quality across every single aircraft that crosses their hangar threshold.
For more information regarding AeroBrigham’s extensive capabilities please visit
www.AeroBrigham.com or call 940.626.4849.
About Assent Media + Entertainment
Assent Media + Entertainment is a family-owned company, headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas and is a
subsidiary of Assent Aeronautics. Assent Media + Entertainment is a global leader in aviation and
technology production and entertainment serving a passionate aviation centric audience. We
self-identify as a collective of AvNerds and AvGeeks and exist to bring compelling aerospace
content and entertainment to aviation superfans worldwide. Assent Media + Entertainment is a
leading provider of relevant, premium aviation and technology news and docudrama content across all
screens. Current programing includes the hit television series Straight and Level, along with Live
broadcast productions of the Assent Live Private Aircraft Auction Series, and several
other series currently in development. For more information, visit www.AssentTV.com and follow
@AssentAero and @StraightandLevelTV across social platforms.
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