Darkwing Aerials is a leading drone company with licensed pilots flying in the film and industrial sectors.
Our FPV drones carry heavy payloads like the Red Komodo to deliver high-quality footage, at speed.LEARN MORE
Introducing the DJI Inspire 3, a revolutionary aerial cinematography drone that redefines the possibilities of capturing cinematic footage. With its advanced camera system and cutting-edge gimbal stabilisation, this drone delivers exceptional image quality and smooth, steady shots, elevating your filmmaking to new heights. Its intelligent flight modes and enhanced safety features provide a seamless and immersive piloting experience, while the extended flight time gives you the freedom to capture your artistic vision without limitations.
Experience the DJI Inspire 3 and unlock a new realm of aerial cinematography. Capture breathtaking footage with outstanding image quality and stability, while enjoying the convenience of intelligent flight modes and safety features. With the DJI Inspire 3, your creativity knows no bounds.
The ALTA X is Darkwing’s heavy lifter, carrying a payload of up to 15 kg. This drone is a leader in the film industry, proven by its predecessor – the ALTA 8. This drone will suit a production with the need to carry the largest cinema payloads available.
- 15 kg payload – bigger cameras and lenses
- Carries the Sony Venice
- Longer flight times – up to 20 minutes with cinema cameras
- Repeatable flight paths with advanced onboard GPS module and RTK
- Carries a LIDAR scanner for VFX
All of these features – coupled with the best in-house pilots and crew – makes this drone package an industry game changer, ready to streamline your next film production.
The Freefly Alta 8 is the workhorse of the drone film industry. Darkwing Aerials has two licensed Alta 8s available, ready to carry cinema payloads as well as lighting rigs and smoke machines.
The Inspire 2 offers a quick turnaround in between setups. The Inspire 2 offers a quick turnaround in between setups, and boasts a 95 km/h top speed.
Traditionally, FPV racers have been small - only carrying GoPro’s and small action cameras. With this Heavy Lift FPV drone we’re now able to carry cinema cameras such as the RED Komodo, Black Magic pocket Cinema 6K and Sony FX6. 3 - 5 min flight time 120km/h
An FPV racer unlocks a whole new realm of cinematic possibilities, allowing your camera to get closer to the action like never before. With a 3 - 5 min flight, travelling at 120km/h, this drone is able to achieve manoeuvres and shots which were not previously possible in traditional drone operations.
- Fast, agile, "Freestyle"
- Good for fast action, car chases, building dives etc.
- Payload: GoPro Hero 10
- Speed: +- 120kmh
- Flight time: 5 minutes
This micro drone is equipped with prop-guards making it great for safe close proximity. Carrying a naked gopro with a flight time of 5 minutes, this drone is perfect for slow cinematic shooting styles.
- Small, good for indoors
- Propguards = safe
- Good for close proximity to people & slow cinematic shooting style
- Camera: Insta 360
- Flight Time: 5 minutes
The M300 is a purpose-built industrial specialist. Practical and tough to the core, the M300 is ready for any inspection challenge. Combined with the P1 RGB and H20T thermal/zoom cameras, the mission profiles are diverse.
- 15 km Max Transmission
- 55-min Max Flight Time
- -20°C to 50°C Operating Temperature
- Hot-swappable Batteries
- UAV Health Management System
A compact and powerful aerial cinematography drone that revolutionises the way you capture cinematic footage. Equipped with a Hasselblad sensor, this drone delivers stunning visuals with exceptional clarity and rich color reproduction. With advanced gimbal stabilization, the Mavic 3 Cine ensures smooth and stable shots, while intelligent flight modes like ActiveTrack and Point of Interest make subject tracking and framing effortless. With obstacle avoidance and extended flight time, this drone offers a safe and immersive filming experience. Elevate your storytelling with the DJI Mavic 3 Cine.
Experience the next level of aerial cinematography with the DJI Mavic 3 Cine and capture cinematic shots like never before.
Compact 6K cinema camera perfect for flying on the 7inch FPV.
Lenses include: LAOWA 9mm T2.9 Zero-D Cine Canon RF and LAOWA 14mm f4 FF RL Zero-D Canon RF
Compact, lightweight, and self-contained - ARRI ALEXA Mini is the small and versatile allrounder in the ARRI camera family. In some productions it is used as a second or third camera, while in others it is the main camera throughout a shoot. As a result, it is frequently moved from one configuration to another. Any time savings that can be made during these transitions will have a big impact on the daily shooting schedule.
The symmetrical design permits filming in any orientation, including upside-down and in portrait mode, while multiple accessory points enable highly creative mounting solutions. In addition, ALEXA Mini comes with a series of interchangeable lens mount, allowing the use of B4 video, EF mount stills lenses, or with the even ARRI Signature Primes with the LPL mount for ALEXA Mini.
We can fly a huge range of lenses. Our in house lenses are as follows:
- Zeiss 25mm CP2 Lens
- Zeiss 35mm CP2 Lens
- Zeiss 50mm CP2 Lens
The go-to camera for drama series, feature films and commercials. Combining the compact size and low weight of the popular ALEXA Mini with the large-format ALEXA LD sensor, ALEXA Mini LF brings exciting new creative possibilities to ARRI's large-format camera system. Featuring 16 recording formats, the Mini LF can be universally used for large format and Super 35 productions
- Includes HERO11 Black camera, Enduro Rechargeable Battery, curved adhesive mounts, mounting buckle + thumb screw and USB-C cable
- Larger new image sensor delivers an immersive, extra-large field of view.
- Cinematic 5.3K60 + 2.7K240 video with 24.7 megapixel stills from video.
- Stunning 27 megapixel high-res photos.
- HyperSmooth 5.0 video stabilization with Horizon Lock.
- Waterproof to 33ft + built tough.
Get the same 5.3K60 video and HyperSmooth stabilisation of our powerful HERO10 Black camera in an ultra lightweight design that’s made specifically for FPV (First-Person View) drones. Weighing 54g1, HERO10 Black Bones takes the core elements of the HERO10 Black imaging pipeline—lens, image sensor and GP2 processor—and packs them into a slim, well-ventilated enclosure that’s ready to fly.
All-out speed and ultimate ease, now in the most powerful GoPro ever. Powered by the revolutionary new GP2 processor, HERO10 Black shoots 5.3K video with double the frame rate, 23MP photos, enhanced low-light performance and game-changing HyperSmooth 4.0 video stabilization in all modes.
- All-new GP2 processor makes this the most powerful GoPro ever
- Unreal 5.3K60, 4K120, 2.7K240 video resolution + 23 megapixel photos
- Advanced HyperSmooth 4.0 video stabilisation
- Waterproof to 33ft + built tough
- Automatically upload footage to the cloud when charging
- TimeWarp 3.0, 8X Slo-Mo + tons of other features to nail any shot
- Compatible with Quik app
The 6K Pro Cinema Camera from Blackmagic still packs the large 6144 x 3456 Super 35mm Sensor; to capture high-quality cinematic video footage and shallower depths of field.
The X7 is a compact Super 35 camera with 14 stops of dynamic range and 6K DNG and 5.2K Apple ProRes.
- DL-S 16mm F2.8 ND ASPH
- DL-S 24mm F2.8 LS ASPH
- DL-S 35mm F2.8 LS ASPH
- DL-S 50mm F2.8 LS ASPH
The Zenmuse P1 integrates a full-frame sensor with interchangeable fixed-focus lenses on a 3-axis stabilized gimbal. Designed for photogrammetry flight missions, it takes efficiency and accuracy to a whole new level.
Capture everything. Up close or from a distance. In true living color or thermal. An integrated laser rangefinder (LRF) measures the distance to an object at up to 1200 m away. A powerful, integrated payload that unleashes advanced intelligent capabilities for DJI’s industrial drone platforms.
Pairing the FLIR Tau 2 thermal sensor and 4K visual camera withDJI’s leading stabilisation and machine intelligence technology, the XT2 quickly transforms aerial data into powerful insights.
The first integrated aerial camera with an optical zoom up to 30x and digital up to 6x, the Zenmuse Z30 offers unparalleled image data capture.
The RIEGL VUX-1UAV is a very lightweight and compact laser scanner, meeting the challenges of emerging survey solutions by UAS/UAV/RPAS both in measurement performance as well as in system integration. The entire data set of an acquisition campaign is stored onto an internal 1 TByte SSD and/or provided as real-time line scan data via the integrated LAN-TCP/IP interface.
The RIEGL miniVUX-1UAV is an extremely lightweight airborne laser scanner, designed specifically for integration with UAS/UAV/RPAS.
A lightweight, portable system that offers industry leading performance, flexibility, and ease of use.
A professional 3-axis stabilisation system, built to excel in high-stress environments.
Create stunning and smooth video footage with the latest DJI RS 3 Pro Gimbal Stabilizer. The DJI RS 3 Pro is an advanced, comprehensive camera expansion platform that empowers videographers and provides coordinated shooting solutions to solo video creators as well as independent crews.
- Combo Includes Phone Holder, Focus Motor
- Multiple Camera Control Cables
- Advanced 1.8" OLED Touchscreen
- Instant Mode Switching, Auto-Lock Axes
- Supports Wireless Transmitter, LiDAR
- Wireless Shutter Control, SuperSmooth
- Fine-Tuning Knob on Tilt Axis
- ActiveTrack Pro, DJI SDK Support
Darkwing Aerials was founded by Dean Engela in 2012 through his passion for film and the desire to bring a different perspective to the viewer. His combination of on-set and cinematography experience has led to a collaboration of multi-axial shots that have been made possible through the use of a drones.
Fast, strong, big, and small – our suite of drones cater for any production requirements.