Filming - On the ground

What you need to know

The Basics

At SkyGlide we offer a number of services to support a wide range of industries and activities.

Ground Filming

As a specialised aerial filming company most customers don’t realise we can also provide incredible ground cinematography to go along with our aerial shots.

We have a range of ground based equipment to help secure a professional cinematic look to our work.

We use cameras capable of shooting in 12K for our ground gimbal’s to ensure continuity of image quality.

Our ground filming team will arrive in our fully kitted out CineVan. The CineVan. Shelves stacked with the best filming equipment to ensure we acquire the perfect shot and get exactly what you want as a customer.

We work as a crew of two on all projects. This ensures we achieve our targets safely, efficiently and timely. Our DP/ CamOp will be supported by a Key Grip at all times on set/projects.

Our goal is to make things as easy as possible for you. Tell us what you want, We'll make it happen.


SkyGlide Showreel 2022
Main Showreel

Our Ground Fleet

Ronin 2

Blackmagic URSA 12K

Introducing the World’s Most Advanced Digital Film Camera!

Our Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 12K is a revolution in digital film with a 12,288 x 6480 12K Super 35 sensor along with 14 stops of dynamic range, built into the award winning URSA Mini body. The combination of 80 megapixels per frame, new colour science and the flexibility of Blackmagic RAW makes working with 12K a reality. Oversampling from 12K gives you the best 8K and 4K images with the subtle skin tones and mind blowing detail of high end still cameras.

You can shoot at 60 fps in 12K, 110 fps in 8K and up to 220 fps in 4K Super 16. Our URSA Mini Pro 12K features a PL mount, as well as built in ND filters, dual CFast and UHS‑II SD card recorders, a SuperSpeed USB‑C expansion port and more.

Now available for stand alone day hire too!

Ronin 2

Ronin 2

Operation Modes

  • Underslung Mode
  • Upright Mode
  • Briefcase Mode
  • Handheld, Car Mount, Aerial & Tripod Mode

Axis Modes

  • 3-axis
  • Pan-Lock

Other Features

  • Dual Battery System
  • Bluetooth Module
  • 2.4 GHz/5.8 GHz Receiver
  • Temperature Sensors
  • Built-in Display
  • Built-in GPS
  • Run Time - 8 Hours

Used for large camera gimbal work and vehicle tracking. Upgraded high torque motors allow it to support a wider range of cameras, resist high winds and G-forces caused when mounted to a car and keep it moving smoothly in flight.

Ronin RS2

Ronin RS2

  • Weight - 1kg
  • Payload - 4.5kg
  • Carbon Fibre Construction
  • Professional Mounting Options
  • Efficient Balancing Between Payloads
  • RSA/NATO ports
  • Bluetooth 5.0; USB-C
  • Run Time - 12 Hours

We use the DJI Ronin RS2 for light camera gimbal work, perfect for filming inside confined spaces. The carbon fibre construction adds incredible strength and unbelievable lightness to the axis arms.

Cinewhoop / GoPro 9

Black Arm

The Flowcine Black Arm is a 3-axis dampening system with a additional vibration mount for stabilizing roll and tilt errors as well as vertical motion and vibrations.

The Black Arm is a hardmount system, made for gimbals, that you want to mount on vehicles such as cars, ATVs, boats, bikes etc.