We’re based at White Waltham Airfield near Maidenhead (SL6 3NJ), an original WW2 airfield in the beautiful Berkshire countryside, just 4 miles from the M4 (j8/9), 25 miles from London and a 20 minute drive from LHR.

At 420 acres White Waltham is the largest grass airfield in Europe. During wartime it was the home of the ATA where the famous women pilots would deliver aircraft from the factories to their new squadrons. Our office and some of our hangars are all real wartime buildings.

Locality to the big studios couldn’t be better; Pinewood / Shepperton 20 minutes, Leavesden and Longcross 30 minutes. We’re extremely film friendly with all the benefits of an airfield, its perimeter security and vast open space. If you’re shooting in one of our hangars then we’ll give you your own access gate with coded entry. With So much grass and concrete hard standing we can accept the largest unit base and offer parking for literally hundreds of cars.

Smaller Productions are welcome to use our office for Green Room / Changing / Make Up / Loos and Kitchen. Having said that several big names have chosen to abadoned their trailers in exchange for a cuppa in our comfy armchairs beside a real log fire! Take a look at our office here. Theres a restaurant on site that are used to catering for small to medium sized crews. Just up the road in Maidenhead we have a great selection of hotels as well as Maidenhead train station that offers a 20 minute fast train to/from London Paddington. Our office has fantastic Wifi and all the major mobile operators give 4G on site.

Our home – White Waltham Airfield
11 different hangars of all sizes and ages, offices, restaurant, and outbuildings.

Modern Hangar
17,500 sq ft of modern hangar. Completed in Spring 2017, its 95ft x 185ft with doors that open full width at either end. There are skylights and LED floods to the interior with plenty of power sockets. There’s concrete hardstanding at either end with direct access to the broader airfield. We’ll happily rent the complete hangar, or chunks of it, for short or longer periods.

Original WW2 Period Hangar
17,500 sq ft of 1940’s wartime period hangar. The dimensions are identical to our new hangar, 95ft x 185ft again with doors that open full width at either end. There are standard 240v power sockets throughout, 3 phase outlet as well as discreet LED lighting. Theres also running water. The hangar presents as very weathered although its water / wind tight. Again we’ll happily rent it by the day / week / month. Ideal for construction, storage or even to shoot in.

Our Credits

See the productions we have helped with our aviation solutions for film and TV

Our Location

Shoot Aviation are in the Ops Room at White Waltham Aerodrome, just 25 miles west of London, UK

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Perhaps one of our most challenging set builds! At least it stays clean.. #ukfilm #airlinerset #airlinershoot https://t.co/dtjOvrRqf1

12th April 2022

Anyone fancy an An-2 project, or 9.. #an2 #barnfind https://t.co/11Rz7o20wA

9th April 2022

Typical painter, what an arse… #ukfilm #washablepaint https://t.co/sLYHOOyH3r

8th April 2022

Proper sized paint shop, proper sized plane on its way… #ukfilm https://t.co/6VyYKVPui5

8th April 2022

So this is fun, building submersible sets! Reminds me of school days, no point saying you’ve forgotten your trunks Dan, you’re going in regardless.. #ukfilm #airlinerfilmset #setbuild https://t.co/3CbY7GWrRi

6th April 2022

Sorry to divert, I know you’re here for the flying stuff, but.. New fleet addition, ‘66 Ducati! #airfieldhack #actionvehicle #ducati https://t.co/0z9bNza4O4

4th April 2022

Dauphin goes out the door. Will have to wait to show you the full scheme!! Coming to a big screen near you soon.. #ukfilm #helicopterbuck #helicopterfilm https://t.co/jai7dWHEOE

4th April 2022

That’s an airpark home, that’s a BBQ and that’s a Cub being pushed out into a warm sunset. Just sayin.. #atlanta #shootusa https://t.co/MhjytJ4ujk

30th March 2022

Carlsberg don’t do guest accommodation, but if they did… #atlanta #shootusa https://t.co/hgAS1QDguY

30th March 2022

What a treat, G-IBIG at Battersea with the big boys.. Thank you ⁦@HelicentreUK⁩ ⁦@dauphinskyhttps://t.co/FLhIHPimK7

23rd March 2022

In the workshop both the Dauphin and the Airbus cockpit are up on their own wheels. Some paint starting to go on the former.. #setbuild #ukfilm #actionvehicle #cockpitfilming #helicopterfilming https://t.co/6P3PKPFqUz

21st March 2022

Help wanted. Set build experience essential. One leg longer than the other an advantage. Getting ready for some diving action! #ukfilm #setbuild #airlinerfilming https://t.co/1XAKDeRPBW

21st March 2022

Filming on/in/around Airliners. The most common request we receive is that of a production wishing to film inside an airliner. Be that…
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Published 03.01.2012 by simon

It's often the case that a production will wish to change the appearance of an aircraft to be used in…
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Published 17.09.2011 by simon