The ‘PDG Film Services’ name is new but our experience in aerial filming for television, movies and commercials extends over 40 years. We deliver the highest standards in aerial cinematography using a combination of state of the art camera systems, safe and reliable aircraft and highly experienced crew. From a basic hand-held camera shoot to a full on movie production anywhere in the UK and Ireland, we are here to help. For help and guidance with aerial filming see our guidance page or call us to discuss your needs.
PDG Aviation Services are licensed and approved by the Civil Aviation Authority. We hold permanent CAA flight exemptions for aerial filming and aerial photography. All flights are thoroughly planned, prepared for and flown in accordance with the Civil Aviation Authority.
Our range of services includes aircraft, cameras, crew and ground support facilities including in-house aircraft engineering. All of our services are available on location anywhere in the UK and Ireland from our bases in Inverness, Glasgow, Birmingham and Dublin.
PDG Aviation Services are the leading aerial filming company and work with the biggest names in the entertainment industry including BBC, ITV, STV, Channel 4, Channel 5, Sky and RTE. We work with advertising agencies, production companies, broadcasters and movie production companies from all over the world.
We offer an impressive range of aerial camera systems from Cineflex, GSS and Shotover, which deliver the highest standards in aerial cinematography. From HD to 8K we have the equipment and experience to deliver your production.
PDG Aviation Services own and operate the largest inshore fleet of helicopters in the UK, we supply aircraft for filming, transportation of crew and equipment including underslung loads and aircraft for use as props.
Our filming department includes camera operators, film pilots and operational staff who together have an extensive knowledge of filming from helicopters and can provide specialist advice on all that’s needed to plan and deliver a successful aerial shoot.