The small phrase ‘Aerial Filming and Photography’ covers a large range of disciplines, anything from stills photography of commercial properties, through survey and environmental work, to aerial footage for film and TV production.
Heli-Jet Aviation specialise in providing helicopter-based solutions for your individual requirements. With a vast experience in this area, our experienced crew can carry out most tasks in a safe and efficient manner, on budget.
We can provide helicopter and crew to carry out Aerial Photography, we are experienced in carrying out standard wide shots, close technical work, condition monitoring and survey work. No task is too small, and if you’re not in a rush we can often combine tasks to reduce the cost to our customers.
With both clients ranging from local residents to large multinational companies we understand each requirement is different and through meticulous planning we can provide a solution to most requirements.
We are able to offer the best in 5-axis gyro stabilised video, suitable for TV broadcast, corporate filming and Internet use. Using a variety of cameras we have the legendary HD Cineflex V14 camera mount, fitted with a Fujinon HD x 42 lens, which we fit to our Bell 206 Long Ranger. If your filming task requires a twin engine helicopter we have availability of a AS 355 “Twin Squirrel”.
The kit comes complete with our operator Peter Smith who we have worked with, and for, during the past 20 years, he is also an accomplished aerial stills cameraman. We are able to accommodate a director, for which we supply an 8”monitor, if using the Long Ranger or AS355 then we can also carry a DOP or DIT if your task needs one.
A variety of recording equipment is available, again to suit your shoot, including: P2, Pix 240, Sony S280 HD recorder, Panasonic AJ-HD1400 HD DVC Pro, most other decks can be accommodated if you have a preference.
From our base at Leeds Heliport we are able to transit almost anywhere in the country, we offer favourable rates for long transits.
Whatever your filming requirements we will almost certainly be able to help, or suggest a reliable alternative.
In the first instance contact Capt. Scott Myers at Heli-Jet, or Peter Smith direct on 07836 368555 for a comprehensive quotation.