Aerigon UAV Flies for Spectre

Helicopter Film Services (HFS) used its Aerigon drone to capture aerial footage of night-time London for Bond movie Spectre.

“This shot could only have been filmed from the Aerigon,” said Jeremy Braben, aerial DP and founder of HFS. “It allowed us to get close to the action, at night, in a restricted part of the city.”

The sequence over Trafalgar Square required camera work just above the rooftops, too low for a helicopter to operate safely. HFS had to receive special permission from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to fly because the scene was filmed at night and in the congested area of the UK capital.

Intuitive Aerial's drone flew a 6K RED Dragon and Zeiss Master Prime lens.

HFS has previously used the drone on other features films, including Into the Woods and Avengers: Age of Ultron.

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