There are times when a company becomes so synonymous with a particular niche that it is difficult to think of one without thinking of the other. Such is the case with airplane sets and Aero Mock Ups. Chances are if you’ve seen a film with a scene taking place on an airplane, it has been utilizing an Aero Mock Ups set. The brain-child of renaissance man, Richard Chan, Aero Mock Ups began in the late 1980’s. Richard, a licensed pilot with experience on more then 20 different aircraft, has over 30 years experience in management, aviation training, maintenance and salvage.
He acquired his first airline interior in 1987, and with that he developed unique modular mobile airline sets. His unique vision was an instant success, and this approach let to the establishment of Aero Mock Ups. Over the years, Aero Mock Ups has established itself as the premier supplier of airline interiors to the entertainment industry worldwide.
Aero Mock-Ups supplies realistic and camera-ready cockpits and aircraft cabin interiors, ranging from small commuter and executive jets to jumbo jets to the entertainment industry. Standing sets are modular and can be transported to a location site or sound stage anywhere in the world. Their main facility is in Los Angeles, but they also have a storage facility in Wayne NJ, making it easy to get one of their sets in New York or anyplace on the East Coast. Of course you can always shoot at their facility in Los Angeles, or soon at a permanent set at the Umbra Sound Stages in Newburgh, New York, coming Summer 2014.
Aero Mock Ups is the largest rental house for aviation seating. Their inventory includes eleven styles of coach, business, first class seats including the “Lay-flat pod” seat, eleven different styles of executive seats, sixteen types of crew seats as well as regional and international airport seating.
To add realism to your set, Aero Mock-Ups includes set related set dressing at no extra charge. Take advantage of over 1000 products that relate to the cockpit, galley, lavatory, and cabin. With another 250 airport line items to cover the terminal; check-in, security areas, boarding area, baggage claim, customs and immigration, you are likely to spend some time on their site reviewing all the things they have to offer.
Aero Mock-Ups continuously strives to meet the market needs by developing products that aid productions with time saving practices and effective use of equipment to cut cost. They are constantly updating their mockups and introducing new set dressing.
Since incorporating in 1994, Aero Mock-Ups has served over 100 production companies each year. With storage properties on both coasts, and the largest inventory of ready to use airline cabins and props, we are proud to feature Aero Mock Ups on production hotspot as the leading supplier of aviation interiors to Hollywood and the world.