Aircraft & Equipment

Based in the UK and operating worldwide, we have been at forefront of aerial filming from helicopters, planes and more recently drones, for nearly 40 years. We provide the most experienced camera crews, skilled pilots and ground support crews along with the best action and camera aircraft available.

Our aerial units have worked all over the world, including some of the most extreme & remotest places, and on every size project. We are flexible enough to cater for the smallest of productions right up to the largest and most complex of Hollywood blockbuster, as can be seen from our credits.

For availability, quotes and bookings, please contact us on +44 (0)1264 862222

Crew

We provide skilled, incredibly experienced and award-winning crew: aircraft & drone pilots, DoPs, technicians and safety personnel. You’ll be in very safe hands.

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Aircraft

Flying Pictures have long standing relationships with helicopter companies in the UK and worldwide; we can ensure that the most appropriate aircraft is sourced as locally to the shoot as possible.

Often we’ll have access to preferential rates, but in any event we negotiate the best deals to keep client costs down.

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Drones

Drones are capable of flying in a wide range of environments that helicopters are sometimes unable to, including the UK's only 10m Congested Area Permission for a drone over 20kg.

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Aerial Mounts

State of the art camera systems to suit all technical & creative tastes – and budgets.
• Know exactly what you want? We can supply it.
• Need some advice? We’re happy to help.”

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Tracking Vehicles

We have teamed up with Iain May, behind many of the tracking shots in Top Gear, to be able to provide tracking vehicles using the amazing Shotover G1 gimbal. This means we can mount cinema cameras and lenses to a state of the art Nissan 4x4 amongst others, getting you up close and personal to the action at speed.

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With over 550 film, TV & Commercials credits spanning the company’s history including thirteen Bond films, the entire Harry Potter series and the recent Star Wars episodes. Our small screen credits have included iconic dramas such as Sherlock, Black Mirror, The Crown and Cold Feet.