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 RUSH

The Shotover F1 Rush 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 provides incredible dynamic range and unsurpassed image quality at speeds up to 350 knots and maneuvers approaching 3Gs. 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 fixed or rotary-wing aircraft and 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. 

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 LF

Featuring a sensor slightly larger than full frame, ALEXA LF records native 4K with ARRI’s best overall Image quality.  Versatile recording formats, including efficient ProRes and uncompressed, unencrypted ARRIRAW up to 150Fps, encompass all on-set requirement.

Features:

  • Sensor Mode LF Open Gate: ARRIRAW: 0.75 - 90 fps ProRes: 0.75 - 60 fps
  • Sensor Mode LF 16:9: ARRIRAW: 0.75 - 90 fps ProRes: 0.75 - 60 fps
  • Sensor Mode LF 2:39:1 : ARRIRAW: 0.75 - 150 fps ProRes: 0.75 - 100 fps
  • Recording Resolutions: 4.5K (sensor mode LF Open Gate and LF 2:39:1) -UHD (sensor mode 16:9) - 2K 16:9 (in-camera downscale in sensor mode LF 16:9) HD 16:9 (in-camera downscale in sensor mode LF 16:9)
  • Exposure Latitude: 14+ Stops
  • Exposure Index: EI 800
  • Shutter: Electronic rolling shutter, 5.0º –358.0º
  • Image Processing: 16 bit linear in Alexa Wide Gamut/Log C color space
  • Built in radios for ARRI wireless remote system
  • Built in ARRI Wireless Video System and WiFi

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 DMSC2 HELIUM 8K S35

The RED DMSC2 HELIUM 8K S35 provides 8K resolution in a Super 35 format and is the recipient of the highest DxO score ever.

Features: 

  • Sensor size: 29.90mm X 15.77mm (Diagonal: 33.80mm)
  • Records in Redcode RAW and Apple ProRes
  • Max Frame Rate: 60 fps at 8K Full Format (8192 × 4320); 75 fps at 8K 2.4:1 (8192 × 3456) 
  • 120 fps at 4K Full Format (4096 × 2160); 150 fps at 4K 2.4:1 (4096 × 1728)
  • 240 fps at 2K Full Format (2048 × 1080); 300 fps at 2K 2.4:1 (2048 × 864)
  • Max Data Rate: Up to 300 MB/s using RED MINI-MAG (480GB & 960GB)
  • Exposure Index: EI 800
  • Exposure latitude: 16.5+ Stops
  • Pixel density equivalent of 35.4 megapixels – 17x more resolution than HD.

RED DMSC2 MONSTRO VV

RED’s premier sensor, the MONSTRO VV, provides cinematic Full Frame lens coverage and delivers 17+ stops of dynamic range.

Features:

  • Sensor size: 40.96mm X 21.60mm (Diagonal: 46.31mm)
  • Max Frame Rate: 60 fps at 8K Full Format (8192 × 4320); 75 fps at 8K 2.4:1 (8192 × 3456)
  • 120 fps at 4K Full Format (4096 × 2160); 150 fps at 4K 2.4:1 (4096 × 1728)
  • 240 fps at 2K Full Format (2048 × 1080); 300 fps at 2K 2.4:1 (2048 × 864)
  • Max Data Rate: Up to 300 MB/s using RED MINI-MAG (480GB & 960GB)
  • Exposure Index: EI 800
  • Exposure latitude: 17+ Stops

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)