Aerial Film & TV Productioniar2019-01-31T05:19:21+00:00
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:
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.
When International Air Response isn’t responding to airdrops, firefighting, and scientific calls, they are providing services for aerial film production. Their flight crew can help produce stunning cinematography through the use of state-of-the-art equipment and a customized C-130.
IAR’s unmatched professionalism and expertise make their C-130 Hercules for lease a top pick of major film production houses. As a full-service provider of aerial aircraft and crew, IAR has graced the big screen and television with their breath-taking airdrops, stunt work, and low-altitude operations.
Aircraft and crew expertise
For more than 40 years, International Air Response has had one of the most sophisticated aircraft solutions to date. They have an in-house team of aircraft experts as well as a large hangar and retrofitting area.
The Federal Aviation Administration has certified International Air Response to perform aerial film production.
Even at short notice, IAR can deliver aerial services for film production. Their years of experience and readiness for any project make this possible. All the crew members that will be flying are trained to handle TV and film production equipment. With this, directors and the film crew can get the perfect shot.
The C-130 Hercules for lease for film production isn’t just one but multiple. This makes it easy to shoot long scenes in the air. Each of the flying crews is trained to fly precisely even on low altitude and low-speed settings.
Years of experience in the aircraft industry
Veteran flying crews and pilots
Safe methods and procedures
Precise flying without sacrificing any shots
Ability to customize aircraft
Thanks to our in-house retrofit and modification capability, the C-130 aircraft can be customized to suit scenes and payload requirement. IAR can provide onboard electrical equipment that supports film production equipment.
With this, the film crew can focus on their craft while we excel at ours. IAR supports a wide range of aerial operation, one of which is domestic and international film production.
Rest assured that although the C-130 will be customized and modified even in short notice, safety is the priority of IAR.
Experienced, highly-trained, and veteran flying crews
Production goals right on schedule
Versatile cargo space for large film equipment and drop load
The International Air Response’s 60,000 sq. ft. indoor maintenance facility makes it easy to modify aircraft even on short notice. Each aspect will be adapted to the requirements of production.
IAR doesn’t just fly, they truly make it possible to capture famous scenes for the big screen. Proof to this is one their projects, airdropping the Chevrolet Skydive in the skies of Arizona:
CGI? This plane drop from Furious 7 is definitely not fooling your eyes:
With IAR’s fleet of C-130s, expert crew, and topnotch equipment, the breath-taking scene from the hit movie was brought to life.
Aerial film production is just one of the areas IAR specializes in. They’re there for rescue, they’re present for the environment, but they also know how to take on the art of producing scenes for the movies.
Do you want to soar high against your competitors? Fly with our C-130 Hercules for lease and let’s bring those scenes into new heights.