The Hiller OH-23 Raven was a three-place, light observation helicopter based on the Hiller Model 360. The Model 360 was designated by the company as the UH-12 which was first flown in 1948. The OH-23 trainer was jokingly nicknamed the “Hiller Killer” by US Army Aviation student pilots who had to fly it.
The Royal Navy used Hiller HTE-2s for several years from 1953 and later operated Hiller 12E’s for many further years as its basic helicopter trainer.
This one is quite the star. Its the actual helicopter flown by Pussy Galore in 007’s “Goldfinger”. For a 1960’s helicopter its unique in that its been totally restored to the point where it looks like its factory new, important if you want it to play a period role. To this end we took it to Italy for the filming of Guy Richies “Man From UNCLE”. For an old girl she didn’t miss a beat and looked stunning on screen! Give us a call for more details.
Shoot Aviation are in the Ops Room at White Waltham Aerodrome, just 25 miles west of London, UK
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New fleet addition! A rather spectacular 1970’s HS125 exec jet cockpit. On a trailer for easy transport, cockpit windows float for camera as do rear sections. Call for details! #ukfilm #hs125 #aircraftfilming #avgeek #avgeeks https://t.co/ZB8rl8SaBW4th December 2018
Both bf108s together, G-OTME & G-ETME s/no 197 & 274. Some engineering templating going on over the next couple of months to get G-OTME over the finish line. #bf108, #me108, #avgeek, #avgeeks https://t.co/jXF4Z6vd6M1st December 2018
Arh, happy memories of sunny days with you holding your BUTX close to me... #avgeek, #avgeeks, #bf108, me108 https://twitter.com/smeebatics/status/106814400239707340929th November 2018
Mr McIntyre making a complete joke of one of our sets... https://twitter.com/McInTweet/status/106600990447185920026th November 2018
Had a weekend test fitting for the Bf108. We’re going to steal an idea from a German example. Original instruments but with a modern stack of EFIS and radios hidden in the glove boxes. Found an original set of Messerschmitt lap straps for refurb! #avgeek #avgeeks #bf108 #me108 https://t.co/6cFqNnbmf719th November 2018
Nice to be part of something nice. Our second Starship 1 build of the year! Still a few weeks left if you want to be the hattrick? #ukfilm John Lewis & Partners Christmas Ad 2018 - #EltonJohnLewis 🎹 https://youtu.be/mNbSgMEZ_Tw via @YouTube15th November 2018
Filming on/in/around Airliners. The most common request we receive is that of a production wishing to film inside an airliner. Be that…