Pro video blog…Produced by Philip Johnston DoP/Editor



The main thing that puts me off jibs is the weight and size so much so that my £1200 jib lies dormant in my garden shed.

I was sent an Aviator to review recently and was very surprised by the size of the box it came in, not to mention the weight….

I am still reviewing the Aviator alongside a DSLR and a Sony HXR-NX30 camcorder so look back later this week for a full review, not to mention turning a garage into a permanent studio for both video and photography.


Having been working in the video business since 1988 I have amassed a great amount of knowledge of both the kit and production values over the last 30 years.

2 thoughts on “The Aviator ” A jib…almost in your pocket”

  1. I’m over jibs. You’re right – they’re too heavy. Recently got myself a Phantom and a GoPro and getting great results. With lots of practice this is what is possible-

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