We will be hosting an AMA “Ask Me Anything” with Aaron Fitzgerald on 2020-07-25T20:00:00Z.
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. He is also an Air Show performer who flies an aerobatic display in the Red Bull BO-105 Helicopter.
- FAA / ICAS licensed aerobatic helicopter pilot.
- Approved FAA Motion Picture Manual and is a member of the Motion Picture Pilots Association and SAG.
- 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. Formerly 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. You can learn more about Aaron here.
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