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Welcome


 

 

 

Chief Pilot, Peter McKernan: (310) 993-4486

Pilot, Patrick McKernan: (310) 570-8477

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Welcome


 

 

 

Chief Pilot, Peter McKernan: (310) 993-4486

Pilot, Patrick McKernan: (310) 570-8477

 
 

Aviation Specialist
for the Motion Picture Industry

McKernan Motion Picture Aviation has been a leading provider of aerial production services for over 30 years, with a significant resume in helicopters, gyrostabilized camera platforms, drones, jets and more.

Our commitment is to aerial excellence, with pricing solutions for your production needs.
— Peter McKernan

Our Showreel

 
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Generations of Helicopter Guys


 

 

 

Chief Pilot, Peter McKernan (310) 993-4486

Pilot, Patrick McKernan (310) 570-8477

Generations of Helicopter Guys


 

 

 

Chief Pilot, Peter McKernan (310) 993-4486

Pilot, Patrick McKernan (310) 570-8477

4 decades go by fast

Motion Picture Aviation is a family-owned & operated company. Our Hollywood aviation journey started by being known as "The Helicopter Guy." 

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Hollywood's Aerial Cinema Needs Under One Roof


 

 

 

Chief Pilot, Peter McKernan  (310) 993-4486

Pilot, Patrick McKernan (310) 570-8477

Hollywood's Aerial Cinema Needs Under One Roof


 

 

 

Chief Pilot, Peter McKernan  (310) 993-4486

Pilot, Patrick McKernan (310) 570-8477

Aerial SERVICES

Choosing a qualified motion picture pilot is never an accident.

We are able to provide all phases of a stunt situation, both air and ground, by bringing to a production a professional organization. We are able to save a production time and money because we can supply aircraft, pilots, stunt persons and special effects. We are the aviation specialists for the motion picture and television industry!

 
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The Need for Speed

From turbo props to jet planes, fixed wing aircraft are needed for high altitude, and high speed work. With our vast network in the aviation community, we can provide a variety of options to meet your aerial needs.

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The most versatile gyro stabilized camera platform

We provide the most reliable camera helicopters and story helicopters. The Motion Picture Aviation fleet is comprised of a wide range of makes and models to fit any shoot or any script.

 
 

The new wave of aerial filming solutions

The next evolution of aerial filming has arrived in the form of drones. Drones allow more creative freedom to execute shots in close proximities, maneuver through tight spaces and accomplish aerial shots indoors. We’ve tailored our drone fleet to interface with most camera systems currently used in the film industry today.