Last April while working on Blue Planet Live for the BBC, Corporate Helicopters pilots Ivor Shier and Larry Welk entertained the crew during dinner.
On Sunday, January 17th, Corporate Helicopters provided helicopter support for the 2016 Todos Santos Challenge, a surf competition held in 30-40 foot waves.
Todos Santos is a small island 9 miles off the coast of Ensenada, known for a big wave break called “Killers”.
Recently Corporate Helicopters was selected to fly some demo flights for the new Shotover B1 camera, mounted on one of our R44s.
Ivor demonstrated the compact design and light weight by doing a few curls.
Often, professional photographers and real estate companies hire us for flights so they can do some aerial photography. Here’s how that works.
Here’s a cool video from 2017.
Our chief pilot Gary Roesink flew 2 stuntmen from Skydiving Innovations in our AS350 B2 Astar.
The stuntmen rappelled out of the helicopter as part of a hotel event.
Here’s a photo from 2009, with Ivor Shier (center) on the set of Terminator Salvation.
Why does Ivor look so different?
He was a stunt double for Christian Bale’s character, John Connor.
Corporate Helicopters provided aerial coordination and aerial filming for the film Miss Bala (Coming to theaters February 1, 2019).
Here are a few behind the scenes shots.
Aditya and Pooja are both Lieutenant Commanders in the US Navy. Pooja is a dentist, and Aditya is a flight surgeon.
They met aboard the USS Ronald Reagan in hostile territory at the Gulf of Oman – serving in Afghanistan and Iraq in 2011.
So they decided to host their wedding reception than an aircraft carrier too. And why not have the couple arrive on the USS Midway by helicopter?
A new trailer for the 8th season of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills came out today, and we make an appearance.
For an episode in the upcoming season, Corporate Helicopters flew one of the ladies and her husband onto a private yacht.
Season 8 begins on December 19, 2017.
Lately, we’ve been flying a number of real estate agents.
Check out this video, which was featured on The American Dream TV’s Facebook page.
As you will see in the video, we flew top real estate agents around San Diego to debate which city is better: LA or SD.
Corporate Helicopters’ Ivor Shier supplied aerial filming for this incredible real estate video.
Double S Ranch in Santa Ysabel is an amazing rural ranch just 20 minutes from San Diego by helicopter.
Corporate Helicopters teamed up with Skydiving Innovations for a helicopter repelling mission to the Park Hyatt Aviara in Carlsbad, California.
Corporate Helicopters is in Los Angeles for your next filming project! Based out of Hawthorne Airport, our AS350 B2 Astar Helicopter (camera helicopter) utilizes top industry camera systems including – Shotover, Cineflex, RED, and Arri. Our experienced camera operators and pilots are dedicated to making your film project a success!
If you’ve been keeping up with The Bachelor this season, you may have seen the recent episode where Ben and Jubilee chartered a helicopter.
Corporate Helicopters picked up the couple at the Bachelor mansion in an Astar AS350, and flew them to Cal-a-Vie Health Spa in Vista.
Ivor Shier, SAG Pilot and President of Corporate Helicopters was a part of the crew for the sequel to “Maze Runner”, “Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials”, which begins after having escaped the Maze, the Gladers now face a new set of challenges on the open roads of a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles. The movie was a big success at the box office this year and forecasted to gross over $200 million in Worldwide sales. Ivor was Aerial Coordinator and Camera Helicopter Pilot for the film. He managed details, secured the right helicopters for the job and was able to provide the details in the helicopter action behinds the scenes.
Corporate Helicopters flew an Eurocopter AS350 B2 Astar, on the Leight Star Yacht in San Diego Bay this summer for a commercial shoot promoting Grupo Aries. SAG Pilot, Ivor Shier flew with actors and crew in the ‘story helicopter’ throughout the day while Corporate Helicopters’ Pilot, Peter Clark provided ground crew services on the yacht during landings. Be sure to check back for a commercial preview!
Corporate Helicopters worked with our friends at Robert Dalrymple Productions to shoot an episode of ‘Shut up and Drive: San Diego’. We captured awesome aerial footage of the Lexus RCF on one of the most iconic roads in the southwest, Palomar Mountain Road, which includes 20 death-defying turns along a 7 mile stretch!
Corporate Helicopters is now accepting reservations for Off Road Racing Aerial Support Helicopters. As the leading helicopter provider in helicopter Off Road Race Support, we are the experts in planning and coordination with race teams and film crews flying over extreme terrain in Baja California and the Arizona desert.
Last summer, over the course of three months, Corporate Helicopters captured aerial footage of a series of international boat races in San Francisco Bay. Thanks to our highly skilled Pilots who flew three AStar helicopters equipped with Cineflex Camera Systems. They captured exhilarating racing and exciting footage of our helicopters at work.
Corporate Helicopters covered four days of the 5th Annual General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000. We provided aerial race support, aerial filming and medical evacuation support throughout the 1,300+ mile race that started in Ensenada on May 10 and finished in San Jose Del Cabo on May 14, 2014.
Congratulations to Oracle Team USA winning the America’s Cup! Corporate Helicopters captured the winner-take-all race with 3 Astar helicopters. We were thrilled to be a part of one of the most improbable comebacks in the sport’s history!
The 2013 Season Finale of Criminal Minds recently aired on CBS and we are excited to announce SAG Pilot, Ivor Shier was a part of the action!
Aerial filming at night included working along with actors on landings and take offs, air-to-air sequences, and landing on a private ranch where they simulated a crash.
Max Marien utilized Corporate Helicopters to achieve his dream of making The Guinness Book of World Records for most consecutive tumbles in a paraglider.