Shotovers and Cameras

Shotovers and Cameras

Whether it is a high-speed aerial pursuit or a panorama of a pristine beach, Pursuit Aviation has the gear to catch the perfect shot for any project. Our in-house inventory of aerial camera systems, cinema cameras, and high-quality lenses means that we can offer the perfect combination for any production.

SHOTOVER F1

The Shotover F1 is a 6-axis gyro stabilized platform that delivers unshakable stability with look-down capability for use inverted, or right side up, on almost anything that moves. It rigs fast and accommodates over 175 camera and lens combinations for the look you want. Its compact carbon fiber construction means it ships as excess baggage on commercial flights worldwide with no export restrictions. 

Features:

  • 6-axis gyro stabilized with look down capability
  • Open-architecture allows for creativity with camera and lens choices
  • Compatible with most FAA and EASA approved aircraft mounts
  • Easy mounting options for air, land and sea vehicles
  • Inverted operation using auto-position detectors
  • Fiber optic video data transfer for clean 3GHz imagery
  • No ITAR restrictions or EAR licensing requirements

SHOTOVER K1

A 6-axis gyro stabilized gimbal platform, the Shotover K1 delivers unshakable stability and next generation Ultra HD image quality in 2D or 3D with straight look-down capability. Its open architecture allows a comprehensive range of camera and lens combinations and its modular carbon fiber construction means it ships as excess baggage on commercial flights worldwide with no export restrictions. 

Features:             

  • 6-axis gyro stabilized with look down capability
  • Open-architecture allows for creativity with camera and lens choices
  • Capture remarkable 3D footage easily using the SHOTOVER 3D with adjustable I/O option
  • Easy mounting options for air, land and sea vehicles
  • Fiber optic video data transfer for clean 3GHz imagery
  • No ITAR restrictions or EAR licensing requirements

Alexa SXT (PL & PV MOUNTS)

The ALEXA SXT is one of the most versatile and flexible cameras in the industry, a true all-rounder. Providing the user with a film-like, organic look and high dynamic range, the ALEXA SXT offers the best value and widest range of uses. 

Features:

  • 14+ stops dynamic range over the entire EI
  • Future proof for High Dynamic Range (HDR) displays
  • 16 bit in-camera processing
  • Sharp, natural images for HD, 2K, 4K UHD and 4K Cine deliverables
  • Unique tall sensor is ideal for anamorphic shooting
  • Integrated wireless radio for camera and lens remote control
  • Tilt and roll sensors with electronic horizon
  • High frame rate up to 120 fps in full image quality
  • High sensitivity: true base sensitivity of EI 800, adjustable from EI 160 to EI 3200
  • ARRI color science and optional ARRI Noise Reduction (ANR)

Alexa Mini

Compact, lightweight and self-contained, the ARRI ALEXA Mini is a versatile additional tool in the ALEXA camera range. Crews will find that the ALEXA Mini perfectly complements their ALEXA shooting kit, eliminating the complications of working with third-party cameras for specialized shots and keeping everything within a single system that is trusted all over the world.

Features:

  • 35 mm format film-style digital camera
  • 14+ stops over the entire sensitivity range from EI 160 to EI 3200
  • Lightweight and compact carbon body
  • Switchable active sensor area
  • Support for ARRI MVF-1 viewfinder and cforce motors
  • Interchangeable lens mounts
  • ARRI Lens Data System and Lens Data Archive
  • Built-in motorized ND filters 0.6, 1.2, 2.1
  • Recording Codec: ProRes 4444XQ, 4444, 422 (HQ), 422, 422(LT), MXF/ARRIRAW
  • Built-in Wi-Fi interface and web-based remote control from phones, tablets and laptops

ARRI AMIRA PREMIUM (PL, EF & PV MOUNTS)

The ARRI AMIRA Premium is a versatile documentary-style camera that features the same sensor and exceptional image quality as the ARRI ALEXA, recording superior HD 1080 or 2K pictures that are suitable for any distribution format. With a dynamic range of more than 14 stops, low noise levels, subtle highlight handling, natural color rendering, breathtaking skin tones and speeds of up to 200 fps, AMIRA will deliver beautiful, life-like images in any situation.

Features:

  • Same 35 mm sensor as ALEXA
  • 4K UHD (with license), 2K and HD
  • LogC and Rec709
  • ProRes recording up to 4444 on CFast 2.0 cards
  • Dynamic range of 14+ stops
  • Natural colors and skin tones
  • Up to 200 fps - full sensor area

RED DRAGON (PL & EF MOUNTS)

With the 6K RED DRAGON® sensor, you can capture over 9x more pixels than HD. Unrivaled detail and impressive native exposure eclipse 35mm film in both latitude and image density. Industry leading specs distinguish the EPIC DRAGON as a model for image innovation, helming the evolution of digital cinema technology.

Features:

  • 6K RED DRAGON sensor
  • RED ROCKET-X card
  • Increased workflow efficiency
  • REDCINE-X PRO 

RED WEAPON 8K S35 HELIUM Sensor

The RED WEAPON HELIUM 8K is capable of shooting motion and stills in 8K 2.4:1 at up to 75 frames per second (fps), or 8K Full Format at 60 fps, delivering unrivaled performance throughout the industry.

Features:

  • HELIUM 8K S35 sensor
  • Recipient of the highest DxOMark score
  • 35.4 Megapixel motion and stills at full 8K resolution
  • Improved low-light sensitivity
  • Impressive dynamic range
  • 300 MB/s data rate
  • Record proxy 4K Apple ProRes or 4K Avid DNxHR

PHANTOM FLEX 4K

Designed for the cinematographer, the Phantom Flex4K is a high-speed camera providing exceptional flexibility with its frame rate capabilities and by adapting to different shooting styles. The super 35 4K sensor provides sharp, detailed images with extremely low noise and high dynamic range. The Flex4K is capable of shooting from 15 frames-per-second (fps) up to 1,000 fps at 4K, and almost 2,000 fps at 2K/1080p.

Features:

  • Academy Award® winning technology
  • 4K resolution at up to 1,000 fps
  • Low noise, high dynamic range
  • Full-featured on-camera control interface
  • Multi-Channel 3G HG-SDI outputs
  • CineMag® IV support for raw recording
  • Cine Raw and Apple ProRes 422 HQ recording formats at full resolution
  • Up to 128GB of internal memory
  • PL, Nikon F/G and Canon EF lens mounts 

SONY PMW-F55 CINEALTA 4K

The Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta 4K Digital Cinema Camera features an 8.9MP Super 35 image sensor, capable of capturing 4K, 2K and HD resolution video in a variety of formats via the camera's internal recorder. The F55 is among the first digital motion picture cameras with a global shutter, which completely eliminates motion skew and other "rolling" shutter distortions. Sony has designed the F55 as the foundation of an exceptionally versatile, modular system.

Features:

  • 4K, 2K and HD resolution
  • 8.9 MP Super 35 image sensor
  • Superb dynamic range
  • Multiple recording formats
  • High speed: up to 240 fps (2K) and 60 fps (4K)
  • PL, FZ and stills lenses compatible 

SONY PXW-FS7 4K XDCAM SUPER 35

Built from the ground up for hand-held and long-form shooting, Sony’s PXW-FS7 is the ideal camcorder for documentaries, unscripted TV, news, indie features, corporate video and more. Featuring 4K resolution and a Super 35 sensor, the FS7 adds a level of comfort in shooting not previously experienced and balances smoothly on the shooter’s shoulder.

Features:

  • Super 35 Exmor® CMOS Sensor with 14 stops of latitude
  • α-mount system with 18 mm flange back distance
  • On-board 4K (up to 60 fps) and Full HD (up to 180 fps) recording
  • XAVC, Apple Pro Res or MPEG-2 codecs
  • Dual XQD card slots
  • 16-bit analog-to-digital converter
  • Supports S-Gamut3Cine/S-Log 3 encoding
  • Environmentally sealed electronics
  • Optional E-Mount lenses from Sony, Zeiss and others
  • Accepts most 35mm lens types (PL, DSLR, EF, Leica and Nikon)