Aerial Coordination • On Camera Aircraft • SAG Pilots • Fast Rope Operations • Aerial Cinematography • Location Scouting • Charter


Safety Is No Accident

Steve Stafford is a graduate of Flight Safety International’s SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS curricula. Steve conducts all flight and ground operations in compliance with his Safety Management Systems Manual. The Manual is used to critically identify, assess and mitigate the risks involved in all areas of aerial production. Steve also serves an Aerial Production Safety Consultant to a number of Major Studios and Production Companies, including Ablin Partners / Dreamworks.

The Motion Picture Flight Operations Manual details among other things:

  • Communications
  • Plan Of Activities
  • Aircraft Certification
  • Call Sheet Notifications
  • Initial Crew Safety Briefings
  • Required Aircraft Inspections
  • Location Safety And Security
  • Aircraft With Altered “N” Numbers
  • Road, Street And Highway Control
  • Special Modifications To Picture Aircraft
  • Minimum Pilot Flight Experience Requirements
  • State, Local And Private Permission For Over Flights
  • Services and Biography

  • Testimonials and Safety


    • FAA Flight Operations Manual
    • Factory Semi-Annual Pilot Training
    • All Major Studios Risk Departments
    • Safety Management System Manual

    FAA Waiver

    FAA Certificate of Waiver

    Safety Bulletins

    The following Safety Bulletins are provided to assist production in preparing the crew and location site for aerial filming activities.

  • Acquisitions

  • Letters Pages

  • Single Reel Pages

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