“SmallHD are the only monitors that I want to fly with. Whether I am flying VFX helicopter plate shots or accomplishing high G maneuvers in a camera jet, SmallHD always delivers and gives me the image I need to line up a shot. “
- Kevin LaRosa II, Motion Picture Aerial Coordinator and Stunt Pilot
Helinet is an aerial film production service based in Van Nuys, California. With over 30 years of experience they’ve worked on sets like Startrek, SWAT, and most recently, Top Gun: Maverick. Helinet has the largest fleet of single and twin-engine helicopters on the West Coast as well as CineJet™, the industry’s first, Aero L-39 Albatros jet featuring a customized gyro-stabilized SHOTOVER F1 RUSH camera system designed for high-speed aerial cinematography. The production group is led by Kevin LaRosa II, an ATP rated pilot who has worked on over 100 motion pictures, most notably Iron Man (2005), The Avengers (2012), and Transformers (2017).
Their typical setup for the CineJet™ includes two 703 UltraBright’s for the pilot’s both right and left side, as well as a 1303 HDR Production Monitor in the back for the Aerial DP.
For drones, they also utilize two 1303 HDR monitors and two 703 UltraBrights.
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