Aero Mock-Ups, Inc. (AMU)
13126 Saticoy St
N. Hollywood, CA 91605 USA
Terms and Conditions
“Equipment” Sets and Set Dressing rented by the customer (“You”)
“Sets” Supervised or unsupervised modular unit(s) comprised of an aviation theme, land or aircraft.
“Set Dressing” Hand props, seats, furnishings, wardrobe, signage, and miscellaneous aircraft related items.
“Studio Zone” Shall mean 30 miles from the intersection of Beverly and La Cienega Boulevards, Los Angeles, California per IATSE & MPTAAC guidelines.
“Supervised Sets” A Supervised Set is any AMU set that is complex in assembly and/or operation, has multiple electrical circuits, pneumatic and/or mechanical systems. These sets require that an AMU Technical Supervisor (“Technician”) be available during the entire rental period.
Rentals are on a first-come first-serve basis, and can only be guaranteed by:
1) Sign our estimate(s) and return to AMU via fax or e-mail
2) Submit Proof of Insurance, naming AMU as an Additional Insured and Loss Payee; and
3) As applicable:
(A) For Supervised Sets:
(i) Terms: Per contract.
a) Equipment used in Los AngelesCounty – 50% of the rental with signed estimate. Balance due on delivery; or
b) Equipment used outside Los AngelesCounty – Full rental payment with signed estimate.
(iii) Refundable security deposit equal to the lesser amount of:
a) Insurance deductible;
b) Replacement value of the equipment rented; or
c) $ 5,000.00.
(B) For Unsupervised Sets, Seats and Set Dressing:
(i) Payment: Full rental payment with signed estimate.
(ii) Refundable security deposit equal to the lesser amount of:
a) Insurance deductible;
b) Replacement value of the equipment rented; or
(iii) Providing AMU with the zip code for the location where the Equipment will be used.
(iv) You are to supply adequate padding and strapping to protect equipment. Seats CANNOT be stacked.
(v) Minimum order $ 100.00
4) You agree to provide AMU reasonable access to the Equipment at all times. AMU will not interfere unreasonably with your production.
Upon receipt of the signed estimate and terms, AMU will hold the Equipment and, as such, any cancellation will be subject to a 50% cancellation fee. This fee is refundable if the Equipment can be re-rented during the planned rental period or a portion thereof, at an equivalent price.
Sets (48 States and Canada) use – Supervised sets are CIF (Cost, Insurance and Freight) delivered to your location.
Sets (Overseas) use – Supervised sets are FOB Origin (Free On Board). Production is responsible for transportation.
Unsupervised sets, Seats and Set Dressing – FOB Origin.
All FOB orders must be insured to the amount valued by Aero Mock-Ups.
Extension of Rental Term:
As another customer may have booked the Equipment for a period commencing at the end of your agreed rental term, your agreed rental term cannot be extended without AMU’s written consent.
A) Supervised Sets: In the event you desire to continue to rent the Equipment beyond the expiration of the agreed lease term, you must submit a written request to AMU. AMU will advise whether:
i) the Equipment is available for the additional time requested, and provide the rental rate for the extended term, or
ii) the Equipment is not available for the additional time requested, and that it be returned on the scheduled return date. In this event, you will be provided with dates when the Equipment is next available for your continued use.
You must provide AMU with at least two (2) days written notice, prior to the scheduled end of the term, of your desire to extend the term unless the term is less than two (2) days, in which case notice shall be not less than one (1) day prior to the end of the scheduled term.
B) Unsupervised Sets, Seats and Set Dressing: If you give AMU a minimum of one week’s written notice, calculated from your scheduled return date, that you would like to extend the rental term, and if the Equipment is available, AMU will offer up to a fifty percent discount on the second and third week’s Equipment rental.
Should the items be returned to us after the agreed return date, subject to AMU’s approval, AMU will credit the loss charges and bill you rental for the additional period of time the Equipment was still in your possession. No discounts will apply.
All payments for the Extended Term of the rental are due and payable in full prior to the first day of the extension.
We reserve the right to bill you for all damages, costs, expenses, and charges, including, but not limited to, lost rental income, for Equipment not returned to AMU by the agreed return date.
Supervised Sets – You are to provide, at your location:
(i) a 5,000 lb., capacity fork lift with 5 inch maximum blade width,
(ii) a driver to load and off-load the set(s); and
(iii) Grip/Carpenters and Set Dressers to aid the AMU Technical Supervisor un-load, set up, strike and reload.
Unsupervised Sets, Seats & Set Dressing – You are to supply appropriate transportation, padding and strapping to protect equipment. SEATS CANNOT BE STACKED.
Upon your request we will schedule our Equipment for your use. We will try to communicate with you should we get a request from another company for all or part of the Equipment you have requested, or when we have depleted our resources. We will only guarantee hold dates if you comply with our “Booking Terms”.
AMU requires that all Customers that are currently renting from us, maintain on file with AMU their Proof of Insurance, naming AMU as Additional Insured and Loss Payee. Policy must be endorsed by a US insurer. Rentals must be insured to the amount valued by AMU.
Loss and Damages:
You assume and shall bear the entire risk of loss of, damage to, theft, mysterious disappearance or destruction of our Equipment for any cause whatsoever including, without limitation, economic loss through extraordinary or premature wear, requisition or appropriation of the Equipment. You shall immediately notify AMU of any accident or event of loss involving the Equipment and/or props. Your company shall pay the cost of the repair of all items which are damaged but capable of being repaired as well as the rental value on the Equipment and/or props while under repair.
You shall be responsible for the full replacement cost, without depreciation, of all Equipment or props which are lost, stolen or damaged beyond economical repair. In the event that the Equipment rented is lost or stolen, you shall file a police report.
In the event of loss or damage to any Equipment, you, at AMU’s sole option, shall:
(i) Repair or restore the Equipment to good repair, condition and working order;
(ii) Replace the Equipment with similar equipment in good repair, condition and working order; or
(iii) Pay AMU in cash the “fair market value” for such unit. AMU’s valuation of the Equipment is not negotiable.
You shall not make any modifications, alterations, additions or improvements to any Equipment including any alteration, modification or adaptation of or to the power supply, finish, pneumatic systems, connectors, circuitry, or any internal or external components without prior written consent from Richard Chan, Founder and CEO.
The only forms of payments we accept are Company checks and Wire Transfers (remitter to pay all fees – request details).
A) If you are shooting at AMU’s North Hollywood, CA, location, the twelve (12) hour day allocated to you will commence when the first person from your company enters onto the premises to when that last person from your company leaves the premises. Overtime charges may apply.
B) If you are shooting away from AMU’s premises, the twelve (12) hour day allocated to you to (un)load, set up, shoot and or strike shall be calculated based on where the Supervised set is being used.
(i) Within the Studio Zone: Equipment rental time shall commence when the AMU Technician arrives at the Location and shall cease when the Technician leaves the Location; OR
(ii) Travel outside of the Studio Zone but within 120 miles of the Studio Zone: Billable time shall commence when the AMU Technician leaves his home and shall cease when the Technician returns to his home. Technician will provide their own transportation; OR
(iii) Travel 120 miles outside the Los Angeles Studio Zone: Equipment rental time shall commence when the Technician leaves his lodgings and shall cease when the Technician returns to his lodgings.
You will provide air travel, deluxe hotel accommodations, per diem, transportation to and from the local airport, to and from the hotel and to and from Location.
Purchase Orders (PO):
Open account privileges are earned by customers conducting on-going business with AMU. Open account status is not always available to a company formed solely for production of a single project, unless there is a parent company that has done business with AMU and will guarantee payment by Letter of Credit. Upon approval, AMU will open an account on a net 30 day basis.
Your PO will be accepted on the following bases:
A) PO can only be used for Unsupervised sets, Seats and Set Dressing.
B) PO will only be accepted on rentals of $100.00 or more.
C) Your PO# must accompany with authorization on our estimate.
D) A security deposit is required equal to the lesser amount:
i) Your insurance deductible
ii) The replacement cost of the Equipment being rented or
iii) $ 2,500.00. See “Security Deposit” below.
E) We require all accounts to provide us with a Certificate of Insurance, listing Aero Mock-Ups, Inc. as ADDITIONAL INSURED AND LOSS PAYEE.
If your policy is to issue additional PO for subsequent week rentals, you will be responsible to provide us with the new PO numbers. “Extension of Rental Term” will apply.
A security deposit is required for all rentals. The security deposit will be deposited upon receipt, and a refund will be issued, without interest, in a form of an AMU check. The security deposit may be applied to all loss/damage charges and open invoices if said charges remain unpaid by you. Any remaining balance will be issued after all Equipment, props and set dressings have been returned, and all loss/damage charges and all open invoices have been paid in full. Refunds will only be issued after the security deposit check has been cleared and all outstanding amounts have been paid.
A Technician is required anytime a Supervised Set or the AMU facility is being used.
Technician’s time is included in the rental of the Equipment.
Technician will be given at least 10 hours advance notice of call times.
Technician will be guaranteed a 10 hour turn-around time.
If Technician has to travel outside the LA Studio zone, a travel allowance and per diem will be invoiced to you.
I have read and agree to the above terms and conditions;
______________________________ Date: _____________
______________________________ Title: _______________
Phone #: ____________ e-mail: ____________________
“Show name” Production Company
If you wish to be considered for a PO/Net 30 account, please print this form, sign it and remit with credit references and Certificate of Insurance, either by fax to 818-982-0122 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.