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“Russian Arm”  is a Trade Mark of Filmotechnic Ukraine  – This is a Genuine Russian Arm – the name is being used very loosely at the moment.

The Russian Arm Tracking cars are based on a Mercedes ML63 AMG 4×4 – V8 Engine 6300 cc with 500 BHP which are Ideal for Higher Speed Camera Tracking, built especially to carry the Russian Arms.  2 x Complete Packages available

The Russian Arm and the Flight Head are a remotely operated gyro stabilised camera crane system which maintains the camera’s stability whilst travelling at high speeds, across uneven roads or off-road. The Russian Arm is fully controlled from within the car and can operate at Higher speeds when required.

Package Includes / Equipment

Gyro-stabilised Russian Arm – Pan & Tilt axis are both gyro-stabilised

Gyro-stabilised Flighthead – from 3rd Party – Please Ask Bickers for Details

Stealth Mercedes AMG ML63 Tracking Car fully integrated car with Comms

5x HD Monitors with Video Playback.

The Set Up

Russian Arm kit comes complete with HD monitors inside the car which are linked up to a record and playback facility, the kit includes a talk-back system that consists of both 5x internal and 4x external communication devices, the 4x external devices are Motorola walkie talkies that can be used by the ‘hero car’ driver and 3x location coordinators.


The Russian Arm works with very Experienced Crews

1x Russian Arm Operator

1x Precision Driver

1x Flighthead Camera Operator (Can be arranged by Bickers)

1x Flighthead/Russian Arm Technician

1 x Dedicated Transport Truck Driver


Fully Enclosed Transport Truck – The Russian Arm travels in a fully built form, No build time required at location, its own overnight storage Unit, which carries its own Generator for charging if hook up power is not available.

Russian Arm 4 –   Standard Arm – 4.3m Reach
Safe Working Max Lens Heights
Off the Front 3.05m 20 Degrees Angle
Off the Rear 4.17m 36 Degree Angle
Off the Side 4.0m 35 Degree Angle
Russian Arm 4 – Long Arm – 5.9m Reach
Off the Front 3.6m 20 Degree Angle
Off the Rear 5.2m 36 Degree Angle
Off the Side 5.0m 35 Degree Angle
Russian Arm 6 –   Standard Arm – 4.3m Reach
Max Lens Heights
Off the Front 5.98m 24 Degree Angle
Off the Rear 5.98m 24 Degree Angle
Off the Side 6.1m 25 Degree Angle
There are also available 2 other intermediate lengths between the Standard and Extra Long Mode
Russian Arm 6 – Extra Long Arm – 7.6m Reach
Off the Front 7.32m 24 Degree Angle
Off the Rear 7.32m 24 Degree Angle
Off the Side 7.44m 25 Degree Angle