Helinet Aviation, a full-service provider of aerial production services to the motion picture and advertising industries, has announced the debut of CineJetâ¢, the industry´s first, Aero L-39 Albatros jet featuring a customized gyro-stabilized SHOTOVER F1 camera system designed for high-speed aerial cinematography, the company said.
Developed in partnership with Patriots Jet Team, CineJetâ¢ provides optimal jet aircraft performance, excellent maneuverability, and unprecedented camera angle options due to the sleek profile of the aircraft and the innovative mounting of the F1 camera platform.
CineJetâ¢ was developed to address the growing demand to shoot high-speed objects for television, feature films, high-performance photography, scientific research, and commercial OEM aircraft marketing. The SHOTOVER F1 used by Helinet on CineJetâ¢ is specifically tailored for the unique capabilities of the jet platform, providing incredible dynamic range and unsurpassed 8K image quality at elevated speeds exceeding 350 knots and during maneuvers approaching 3G´s.
The open platform design of the F1 system allows for future resolution growth and a comprehensive range of professional camera and lens combinations depending on the needs of each client, and as new technology comes to market. Further increasing the functionality and capabilities of CineJetâ¢ is a specially developed multiple antenna array, installed by RF Film Inc., to deliver high definition video, GPS data, and ground-to-air audio communication.
Helinet Aviation Services is a diversified helicopter transportation provider located in Van Nuys, California. With over 30 years in business, the company has earned a highly trusted and widely respected reputation for its exceptional pilots, unparalleled service, and an outstanding safety record.
The Patriots Jet Team is the only six-jet precision aerobatic demonstration team in North America. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Patriots are the civilian version of the US Air Force Thunderbirds, US Navy Blue Angels, and Canadian Snowbirds. Featuring world-class pilots who have flown for all of these military demonstration teams.
SHOTOVER is a developer of high-performance camera systems and UAVs for the motion picture and broadcast industries. The company´s line of gyro-stabilized camera platforms offers aerial cinematographers an unprecedented level of stability, control and versatility in a compact package easily configured for 2D, 3D and Ultra HD shooting with the world´s most advanced cameras and lenses. SHOTOVER is online at http://www.shotover.com