Aerial Film & TV Production

Get it right on the first take – C-130 aircraft and airdrop expertise to help you complete your production on-time and on-budget

Key IAR Advantages

  • FAA certification for film & television production
  • Multiple aircraft and crews available due to large fleet size
  • Crews highly experienced in film & TV production
  • Crews qualified in airdrop, parachute, and low altitude operations
  • In-house aircraft modification & retrofit capability to alter aircraft appearance
  • Close proximity to airdrop locations
  • Access to drop area recovery equipment and personnel

IAR has provided C-130 Hercules aircraft and crews for numerous productions including the following major motion pictures, television programs & commercials, and charity & campaign events:

Motion Pictures

  • Arms & the Dudes – 2016
  • Precious Cargo – 2016
  • Point Break – 2015
  • Furious 7 – 2015
  • Midnight Special – 2014
  • Captain Philips – 2013
  • The Dark Knight Rises – 2012
  • Fast Five – 2011

Television & Commercials

  • The Player – 2015
  • Top Gear – 2014
  • Mountain Dew – 2014
  • HTC Smartphones – 2013
  • Rogue Fitness – 2012
  • Top Gear Korea – 2012
  • Chevy Sonic – 2012
  • Electronic Arts – 2012
  • Sony PlayStation – 2011

Charity & Campaign Events

  • Governor Rick Perry for President – 2015
  • Toys for Tots sponsored by Duracell – 2013

Aircraft are available for production work on short notice and can be sent to nearly any global location. With a history of work on over 25 productions, IAR has the expertise to help you complete your production on-schedule and on-budget.

Submit a Service Inquiry to learn more about how IAR’s extensive aerial film & TV production capabilities and expertise can benefit your organization.

Service Inquiry