by Jared Abrams | 29th June 2010
The Perspective Aerials HDSLR “Platform”. Sample Footage. I saw one of these four bladed helicopters at Cine Gear Expo 2010, but the guy said it was broken and he was looking for parts. I stumbled upon this video of a similar helicopter rig. The footage is pretty sweet. It does not look like they have any type of video transmitter hooked up. I would imagine that a transmitter would be possible to send picture to the operator. Perspective Aerials claims this thing only has a 24″ footprint, is Eco friendly (Battery Powered) and is safe. I am not sure about the safe part. They only have a contact email. **Update, got a response from “AJ” he passed along this updated Vimeo Video of Footage Shot with a Canon 5D MK II.Read more
by Jared Abrams | 27th April 2010
Eric Austin over at Helivideo.com has combined his passion for remote controlled helicopters and motion pictures. By attaching a Canon 7D to a RC helicopter, he can get amazing shots like no other system. Beware these rigs are very dangerous and should only be attempted by a trained pro. He is planning on beefing up his RC copter to accept larger cameras like the RED One.Read more
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