FAQ

 

WHAT IS FLIGHTDECK FILMWORKS?

FlightDeck Filmworks is a leader in aerial imaging, video and photography services through use of new and cutting-edge technology: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV’s) also known as DRONES. Our experience and technology provide our clients an unparalleled way to capture breath taken images and video that could not be possible in the past.

IS IT SAFE?

Here at FlightDeck Filmworks safety is our number one priority. Stringent safety protocols and top tier technology make FlightDeck Filmworks' custom unmanned aerial vehicles extremely safe. Our UAV’s have a number of FailSafe features built-in: if radio signal is lost, on board GPS and Autopilot automatically guides UAV back to the take off location. If one of the motors fails, multi-rotor configuration allows for the rest of the motors to land the aircraft safely. Our pilots follows strict protocols and have years of experience flying.

COST?

Due to many variables such as location, type of footage, production, equipment, and post-production techniques, it is impossible to have a one-size-fits-all pricing structure. Please contact us for initial consultation on our contact page or call (817) 726-8450

WHAT DOES A TYPICAL DAY IN THE FIELD CONSISTS OF?

As soon as we get to location we setup and initiate our flight readiness and safety checks. Once safety checks are complete we work closely with you to create a comprehensive flight plan that will allow us to capture best possible shots. During the flight you will have the ability to monitor real-time video feed through our state-of-the-art wireless video system and communicate with operator to fine-tune the shot.

WHAT CAMERAS/PAYLOADS CAN BE USED WITH FLIGHTDECKS FILMWORKS' UAV’S?

We can fly almost any camera such as X5R (RAW), X7, X5s, Sony A7SII, RED Raven, Alexa MINI and others. It can be provided by FlightDeck Filmworks or we can fly yours. Other payloads can be flown as well such as FLiR cameras and LiDAR sensors. If you have specific equipment in mind please let us know as we can customize our rigs to accommodate most any camera.

WHAT WEATHER CONDITIONS CAN FLYWORX DRONES OPERATE IN?

We can operate safely in winds of up to 20+ mph and light precipitation.

HOW LONG CAN YOU STAY IN THE AIR?

Our high-efficiency batteries can sustain a 20-30 minute flights depending on weather conditions and payload (type of camera/sensor attached). We always carry plenty of spare batteries to fly all day.

HOW HIGH CAN FLIGHTDECK FILMWORKS UAV FLY?

Our operational altitude is limited to 400 feet AGL or 400 feet above an object based on FAA regulation and safety reasons.

WHY DO WE DO THIS?

We love creativity and we love the art of cinematography and photography. We are also technology freaks.. By combining our passions we are able to do what we love and provide our clients with amazing and breathtaking results!