When it comes to shooting aerial video the helicopter is the perfect choice, however there are other considerations. All aircraft/helicopters that fly over London require twin engines and this increases the cost substantially taking the cost of hiring a helicopter to around £1,200 – 1,500/hour.
Our system can be operated from an aircraft costing a third of that!
Whilst this does limit the type of shots that can be achieved the cost saving is significant and many customers have been delighted with both the results and the final invoice.
With the helicopter, we can achieve shots that are slow or even stationary and helicopters are permitted to operate lower over London. The aircraft however can’t hover, so all the shots are moving or passing but this lends itself to a more dramatic result – so as always . . .
“You pays your money, so you takes your choice!”