All SkySkimmer Pilots are trained and have passed the BNUC-S™ certification. SkySkimmer also holds a mandatory CAA permission and the insurance necessary to perform aerial work legally using our helicam or multi-rotor/RPAS.

We have a number of aircraft to meet differing requirements ranging from 4, 6 and 8 engines. Each has particular benefits depending on the weight of the payload that needs to be carried.  Details on the aircraft are shown below.

Lightweight
Mediumweight
Heavyweight
Camera Type
GoPro/ GoPro 3D
Nex7 / GH2 (High Bit Rate)
5D, C300, FS700, RED Epic
Live Video Feed
HD
Camera Mount
  • Vibration damped for smoothness
  • Fixed orientation
  • Gyro-stabilised in Pitch & Roll
  • Latest Brushless Gyro-stabilised in Pitch, Roll & Pan
  • Independently controlled
  • 360 degree continuous panning
  • Auto and manual Pitch, Roll and Yaw control
  • Latest Brushless Gyro-stabilised in Pitch, Roll & Pan
  • Independently controlled
  • 360 degree continuous panning
  • Auto and manual Pitch, Roll and Yaw control
Applications Best For
  • Restricted environments
  • Surveying
  • High risk
  • Highly portable
  • Photography
  • Web and broadcast
  • Mapping
  • High resolution surveying
  • Small/medium productions
  • Broadcast
  • Cinema
  • Medium/large productions
Flight Control System
  • GPS controllable for position holding
  • Gyro stabilised for smoothness
  • Auto “return home and land” for safety
  • Point of Interest lock
  • Low voltage warnings and fail-safes
  • GPS controllable for position holding
  • Gyro stabilised for smoothness
  • Auto “return home and land” for safety
  • Point of Interest lock
  • Support for safe single engine failure
  • Low voltage warnings and fail-safes
  • GPS controllable for position holding
  • Gyro stabilised for smoothness
  • Auto “return home and land” for safety
  • Point of Interest lock
  • Support for safe single engine failure
  • Low voltage warnings and fail-safes
Number of Engines
4
6
8