Aerial Production
Extended Coverage

AVS provides turnkey aerial video packages to productions worldwide. Our Partenavia cameraships offer extended coverage of live and recorded events, and we also work directly with helicopter providers to supply local aircraft and pilots for your production, no matter where you are. Whether it's the Super Bowl or NASCAR, NatGeo or the Boston Pops, our aerial solutions are second to none.

Partenavia P.68 Observer Cameraship

Our fleet of Observer aircraft are the mainstays of our aerial production unit.

  • Twin-engine, fuel-injected design for reliability and safety
  • Bomb-bay door arrangement allows seamless integration and deployment of gimbal camera
  • Excellent low-speed handling allows for better shots in demanding conditions
  • Glass canopy for superb visibility
  • Long flight times
 

Helicopter Platforms

For those productions where a helicopter is preferred or required, AVS works directly with local providers to supply local aircraft and pilots. We have a wide variety of helicopter mounting systems for use with our six GSS/Cineflex gyro-stabilized gimbal camera systems and a network of the industry's top camera operators.

Gyro-Stabilized Camera Systems

AVS has the latest generation GSS model C512e gimbals with Sony P-43 4K/UHD cameras and Canon CJ45ex9.7 IASE-V H lenses. This newest lens has a focal length of 9.6 to 437mm, or 874mm with the internal 2X optical extender. This camera and lens combination has the equivalent angle of view of 25 to 1136mm (or 2272mm with extender) on a large format system such as Red or Arri.

AVS also carries the Cineflex V-14 with three systems upgraded to Sony 2500 cameras and one Sony 1500 camera with Fujinon HA42x9.7 BERD-U48 or optional Fujinon HA13x4.5BERM wide angle lens. The focal length is 9.7 to 399mm or 798mm (standard) or 4.5 to 59mm (wide angle).

Live Microwave Systems

All aerial packages can be provided with high-power HD or 4K/UHD microwave transmitting systems for live event coverage.