The Piper PA-31 Navajo is a family of cabin-class, twin-engined aircraft designed and built by Piper Aircraft for the general aviation market. It was also license-built in a number of Latin American countries. Targeted at small-scale cargo and feeder airline operations and the corporate market, the aircraft was a success. It continues to prove a popular choice, but due to greatly decreased demand across the general aviation sector in the 1980s, production of the PA-31 ceased in 1984.

We used one of these for “Show Dogs” involving a clever morph of flying, battery driven stunt aircraft / studio buck, and cockpit. So if you’ve got a scene with complex interior / exterior action this is perfect, sitting, and ready to shoot on!

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..and just when you think the workshop will be empty, the next project arrives! #ukfilm #filmproduction #seaking https://t.co/EGUAXvwQlH

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This one we’ll call studio ready too. It’s off. #ukfilm #bell206 #filmproduction https://t.co/9M3HNF1qrZ

about 23 hours ago

So that’s come out ok... #ukfilm #augusta109 #filmproduction https://t.co/1hzB0kdsgI

about 23 hours ago

Talking of paint. The 109 has also been in the shop and is getting a new coat of paint as we speak. Going to look pretty mean... #ukfilm #augusta109 https://t.co/RJlyObMR0l

20th January 2020

Jetty has made good progress. New skids, sliding door removed and new instrument panel fitted. Tomorrow it gets a coat of paint then it’s off to the studios.. #ukfilm #jetranger #propbuild https://t.co/DsZdLh7jis

20th January 2020

RT @Hoddy1982: Now this is close, Ukrainian close https://t.co/PPDWyzusKi

17th January 2020

RT @1917FilmUK: Discover how Sam Mendes and the creators of #1917Film planned out one of the many intense moments from the critically accla…

16th January 2020

New helicopter for the workshop. You can’t beat a good old Jetty! #ukfilm #bell206 #jetranger #avgeek https://t.co/HJ6K8dhWiH

10th January 2020

Quite a redress of the hangar for our Challenger jet wreckage. If you’re planning a plane crash of your own then give us a call. No one crashes a plane better than us! #SilentWitness #ukfilm https://t.co/Xf1Ih6J50y

8th January 2020

RT @BBCOne: Even in the devastation of a plane crash, miracles can happen. #SilentWitness | 9pm | @BBCOne & @BBCiPlayer https://t.co/Bz3nc…

8th January 2020

From Christmas Eve with Holly to New Years Day with the Dr and a couple of points in between, so pleased we were part of your festive entertainment! Sets you love, giving you the shots you want! #ukfilm https://t.co/nnX5GUY6lO

2nd January 2020

Hi ho, hi ho it’s back to work we go... #ukfilm #avgeek #robinsonr44 #vfrontop https://t.co/QcPg05HShj

30th December 2019

Filming on/in/around Airliners. The most common request we receive is that of a production wishing to film inside an airliner. Be that…
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Published 03.01.2012 by simon

It's often the case that a production will wish to change the appearance of an aircraft to be used in…
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Published 17.09.2011 by simon