Air Hollywood: Flights of Fantasy

The logistics and costs of filming at airports and on board real aircraft mean that most movies, TV shows, music videos and adverts use set s and props for aviation- themed scenes. Frank B Mormillo visits a company that specialises in the field.

Main photo: Air Hollywood’s Gulfstream III fuselage at the company’s Pacoima lot. All photos Frank B Mormillo

If you’ve ever seen a movie, television programme, music video or advert featuring an airliner, executive jet or airport interior, there’s a good chance it was filmed with the assistance of Air Hollywood. Based in Pacoima, California, and with facilities in New York, Atlanta in Georgia, and South Korea, the company provides realistic, film-friendly airport and aircraft sets and aviation-themed props to the motion picture industry.

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