the aerial Attack
Your Very Own A-Team
Aaron Fitzgerald established Airborne Images to deliver exceptional aerial production, helicopter services and photography for clients in Southern California, across the country and around the world. Airborne Images has provided Aaron the perfect opportunity to pursue his passion for flying and photography.
owner-Chief Pilot-Aerial coordinator
Aaron works primarily as a film and television camera platform pilot and aerial coordinator, and has worked all over North America on over 100 film and television projects. His experience includes high altitude and mountainous terrain as well as offshore and desert environment flying operations.
- Approved FAA Motion Picture Manual and is a SAG-AFTRA and SOC member.
- FAA Part 135 pilot continuously since 1999.
- Former Paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division.
- Years of professional experience in the utility and charter sectors of the helicopter industry. As a utility pilot and IBEW member, Aaron has worked in the power line construction field building transmission towers in mountainous terrain. Presently the Chief Pilot at Summit Helicopter in Los Angeles, CA with a perfect safety record--no accidents, incidents, certificate actions, or violations.
The California State Firefighter’s Association awarded Aaron their Medal of Valor in April 2000 for rescuing the crew of a downed news helicopter as it burned on the ground.