We can, and indeed have, sourced and worked with most aircraft types; from World War 1 fighters at the very dawn of aviation to the latest modern airliners. Private, civilian or military we’ve very likely been there before.

We can help you select an aircraft that’s correct for both period and role and if necessary paint it to your taste in our washable paint. If required we can match the exterior to one of our interior stage sets, making a slick and seamless transition from your exterior to interior shots.

To compliment the choice of aircraft we’ll source pilots and crew with the correct licenses and experience, keeping the Production both legal and safe whilst providing the most amazing aerial content.

Below are some examples of aircraft we’ve managed before. It’s far from an exhaustive list of all we’ve done but rather just some landmark “types” to help get the thought process going! Click on each to see some behind the scenes of when we’re shot them before.

If you’d like to have even the most informal chat about what you might need then we’re super enthusiastic. Just pick up the phone, we’d love to hear from you!

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Meanwhile back at base.. Well if Carlsberg made heli decks... Thanks Les, can’t wait to try it! #alouette #helicopter ##helideck https://t.co/tUg6rRM0a0

23rd May 2019

Incredible weather going through... #ukfilm #filmproduction #avgeek #AvGeek #avgeeks #c130 https://t.co/diJnVKrxOP

20th May 2019

Did I say getting there? A little bit of English magic to the desert.. #ukfilm #filmproduction #avgeek #avgeeks #neverrainsincalifornia #c130 https://t.co/ho35QFT5HE

18th May 2019

C130 repaint getting there! 1 day left.. #ukfilm #filmproduction #avgeek #avgeeks #c130 https://t.co/ItpSzKifc0

18th May 2019

As the saying goes; you never truly appreciate how big something is until you’ve had to paint it. 2 days to do it. 200 film crew waiting. Gulp.. #ukfilm #filmproduction #avgeek #avgeeks #c130 #California https://t.co/lH6siKgzWo

16th May 2019

In the USA working with a rather large aircraft. Guess the type? A coat of paint then it’s off to the Mojave desert to shoot it! #ukfilm #filmproduction #Filmmaker #avgeek #Avgeeks https://t.co/rjQeV2r2zm

14th May 2019

Cloud surfing in a Pa31 on the way to a Spanish film location.. #ukfilm #filmmakers #avgeek #avgeeks #wingfriday https://t.co/r9SYnU380P

10th May 2019

RT @Rotarywings1: Skillful pilot or overconfidence 😮 https://t.co/PaQgnl0TT5

9th May 2019

RT @Rotarywings1: It was close call 😒 😯 https://t.co/GbZ3RgwhD2

3rd May 2019

Open cockpit? Raining? Don’t want to get wet? Easy.. Certainly a fun filming day. #ukfilm #filmmaker #wingfriday #stampe #crewlife https://t.co/e06B56sc8q

3rd May 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