In-house Resources

Aero Mock-Ups’ talent comes from its crew, which includes vast experience as:

  • Aviation Accident Investigators

  • Pilots

  • Aircraft Mechanics

  • Aviation Consultants

  • Aviation Reference Library

  • Aviation Set Design

  • Custom Set Drawings

  • In-House Set Shop

Referral Links

You may find our referral Resources and Links list of value. We reference many entities and companies that we have affiliations with and can recommend their services.

Aero Mock-Ups strives to supply all your commercial aviation needs. However, for those few things that we are unable to provide, we offer the following links to help you:

1st To Roll Catering

1st To Roll Catering guarantees fresh, organic, environmentally friendly, locally-grown and, most importantly, delicious food along with impeccable and reliable service. Call 818.466.9162.

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818 Aviation

818 Aviation is a Los Angeles supplier of parts and service for Gulfstream aircraft. They have several Gulfstream fuselages available for crash scenes.

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Aero Associates

Aero Associates, Los Angeles has 50 different aircraft on site, from Cessnas to jetliners. Includes Helicopters, Fighter Planes, Bombers, Biz Aircraft, Vietnam, WWI, II, and Contemporary.

E-mail [email protected] or call (310) 337-1938.

Aircraft Interiors International

Aircraft Interiors International offers the most informative look into the next generation of commercial airline interiors, with suppliers listed to provide that extra bit of authenticity.

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Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)

The AOPA Foundation, Inc., a tax-exempt charitable, educational, and scientific organization, educates the public on the value of general aviation. The AOPA Foundation works to improve aviation safety, preserve and improve community airports, and encourages learning to fly for career and personal benefit – all in the interest of ensuring the future of general aviation in America.

This is a good place to start if you are thinking about becoming a pilot.

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Alex in the Kitchen

With 12 mobile kitchens, Alex Uceda of Alex in the Kitchen has been serving the film and television industry for over 15 years offering a wide range of menu options. Call 818.775.0590.

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Art Directors Guild

The Art Directors Guild is a local union of the International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees (IATSE) representing approximately 2,000 motion picture and television professions based in the Western Unites States. Local 800.

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Aviation Warehouse

Aviation Warehouse rents and sells aviation-related props to movie and television studios. With more than 35 years of experience in business, they offer a broad selection of high-quality props to choose from and friendly personalized service.

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Business Jet Interiors International

Business Jet Interiors International gives beautiful images of the latest “rich and famous” jets and future design considerations.

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Creative Handbook

Los Angeles production resource guide & a production resource directory. Best industry resource in the Southern California area.

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FAA – Civil Aerospace Medical Institute (CAMI)

The aerospace human factors and medical research divisions of the FAA which focuses on the safety, health, and performance of the human element in the civil aviation system.

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FilmL.A., Inc.

FilmL.A. is a private, 501(c)4 not-for-profit organization established for the public benefit. They coordinate and process permits for on-location motion picture, television and commercial production under contract to an ever-increasing roster of public-sector clients in the Los Angeles region.  All permits are issued by the authority of and in accordance with the policies of each client jurisdiction.

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Flight Safety Foundation

Flight Safety Foundation is an independent, nonprofit, international organization engaged in research, auditing, education, advocacy and publishing to improve aviation safety.

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Gibraltar Security Services

Gibraltar Security Services, Inc. offers COVID-19 Compliance Officers for music, film & TV productions. Gibraltar Security Services, is a veteran owned and operated, licensed and insured, security company headquartered in Los Angeles, California. Gibraltar specializes in providing security services for the following niche markets exclusively to: above-the-line segments within the entertainment industry for music, film, television, sports, and modeling; Fortune 1000 companies and their executive officers, and; providing Private Security Details under contract for the U.S. Government.

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Global Effects Inc.

Global Effects Inc. manufactures, sells and rents all types of props, costumes, armor, miniatures, sets, creatures and makeup effects for TV, movies and museums. The company specializes in high-quality replicas of NASA space suits (from helmets to boots), all types of space hardware, and much more.

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Goodman Grip Co.

David Goodman is a Key Grip/Gaffer/Chief Lighting Technician supplying affordable independent grip and electric solutions for film, music video, drama, comedy, independent films, short format films, web content, digital content, branded entertainment and broadcast productions.

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Helinet Aviation

Helinet Aviation provides premium helicopter services for multiple markets nationwide—serving the motion picture, news, charter, medical, and government industries with unparalleled professionalism and quality.

16303 Waterman Dr., Van Nuys, California, 91406. Phone: 818.902.0229 Fax: 818.902.9278 Email: [email protected]

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Jet Productions Worldwide, Inc.

A private jet charter broker based at Van Nuys Airport, Jet Productions arranges for rental of all sizes of aircraft from turbo props to Boeing 747’s. Contact Kim Scolari.

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Keomah King

Cinematographer / Videographer – High-quality video production – Image N Action Entertainment.

E-mail [email protected] or call (310) 621-1138.

Location Managers Guild of America

The LMGA is a professional organization of Location Managers, Location Scouts, Assistant Location Managers, and affiliated business members, such as film commissions, location services, vendors, and filming venues.

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LSG Sky Chefs

LSG Sky Chefs – Los Angeles, supplies complete meal trays to production companies.

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MotoArt saves old airplanes and upcycles aircraft parts into functional art and aviation decor, repurposed plane furniture, cowling desks, airplane conference tables and more.

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National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)

U.S. Government authority responsible for maintaining the standards of the US aviation industry.  A resource for what actually happened that caused the accident.

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Nelson Creative Spaces

Nelson Creative Spaces offers affordable studio space for film/video, photography, casting, rehearsals, and pop up exhibitions. With a soundproof stage complete with a make-up room, lobby area, and parking, Nelson Creative Spaces can help make your creative idea come to life.

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Pursuit Aviation

Pursuit Aviation has a true passion for aerial cinematography. Their team of highly trained stunt pilots, aerial coordinators, and cinematographers of the sky have countless feature/television credits, and most importantly, an excellent safety record.

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Reel EFX, Inc.

Reel EFX, Inc. provides the entertainment industry with a one-stop mechanical special effects house.

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Scroggins Aviation Mockup & Effects

Scroggins Aviation offers a variety of Military and Commercial helicopters and Airline cockpits and fuselages.

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Set Decorators Society of America

A professional organization for decorators of film, and television.

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Shane Steineckert

Pilot & Aviation Consultant.

E-mail [email protected] or call (801) 234-0587.


Stover’s Studio Service

Set dressing mover in Los Angeles area. Contact Mike Stover at (818) 414-0897.

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Studio Air Conditioning

At Studio Air Conditioning, they have been helping customers keep their cool since 1988. From television studios and movie sets to hospitals and computer rooms, their portable air conditioning systems combine maximum versatility with quick, efficient cooling. Regardless of your industry, their experienced professionals speak your language and understand your needs.

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Studio Express

Prop transportation – specializing in prompt pick-up & delivery for the entertainment industry, including trade shows and special events.

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Thairapy / Dr. Glen Arnold, PhD

Clinical and Aviation Psychology – Flight Relaxation Training.  Dr. Arnold gives an informative, clear and calming advice to those who are afraid of flying.

Traveling Space Museum

In 1998, The Traveling Space Museum first thrilled students by bringing full-scale and fully functional simulators into schools and using them as teaching tools. TSM simulators are as much fun to see as they are to operate. Planning an after school program, street fair, industry convention, corporate presentation or theme party? Need a space craft, a lunar rover, a mini jet or space module to make it special? Call (323) 903-5259

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Victory Ground Support Equipment

Victory Ground Support Equipment is your resource for aircraft air conditioners, air start units, hydraulic jacks, baggage tractors, boarding stairs, portable GPU’s ( portable ground power units), hangar GPU’s (hangar ground power units), maintenance stands, pushback tractors, and much more.

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Vision Events

Vision Events picks up, sets up and returns Props and Set dressing in Los Angeles area and has evolved from an ancillary business line into its own, multi-faceted operation, specializing in full-scope trade show event coordination and logistics. Our team members have had the pleasure of servicing our core client base at high-end entertainment trade shows for the past 25 years. Call (800) 218-8096.

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WonderWorks inc.

WonderWorks inc.™ is a full-service design and production company serving the film, theme park and museum industries whose client list includes NASA,Lockheed Martin Skunkworks, SpaceX Dragon, XPrize, Space Camp, Challenger Center, Spielberg, Lucas, Disney, Universal, G.M., Ford, Chrysler, Rockwell,and the Smithsonian Museum.

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