U-CRANE 6 STEALTH F150 RAPTOR
Bickers Action are the only UK suppliers and operators of the official Filmotechnic U-Crane Arm made in the Ukraine.
The U-Crane 6 Stealth F150 Raptor is based on a Ford F150 Raptor – 3.5L V6 Twin turbo with 450 BHP capable of 0-60 in 5.3 Seconds. The F150 Raptor has been fully customised by our in-house engineering team to ensure the perfect integration of U-Crane to Car is achieved with a full exoskeletal cage mounted to the chassis to deliver a high level of stability whilst driving over any and all terrains, combined with FOX Racing long travel suspension and Air Ride Assist makes the F150 Raptor our most versatile and capable vehicle within the Bickers U-Crane fleet.
The U-Crane 6 paired with the Filmotechnic Flight Head series create the most dynamic remotely operated Gyrostabilised camera crane systems available on the market with a 360 degree pan speed of 4.5 seconds. This combination ensures the camera’s stability is second to none on-road, off-road and even at high speeds.
The U-Crane 6 is capable of taking a huge variety of camera packages including camera arrays. The weights and lengths stated below make the U-Crane 6 the longest reaching and heaviest payload arm in the UK.
- 100kg at a length of 14ft
- 75kg at a length of 20ft
- 50kg at a length of 25ft
Package Includes / Equipment
- Gyro-stabilised U-Crane 6 Arm – Pan & Tilt axis are both gyro-stabilised
- Gyro-stabilised Flight Head -Please Ask Bickers for Details
- Stealth Ford F150 Raptor Tracking Car
- 4x SmallHD Monitors with Shogun Recorder for Video Playback.
- Full Experienced Crew – Not including Flight Head camera operator.
- Fully Enclosed Transport Lorry
- On-Road/Off-Road Tyre Packages Included.
The U-Crane 6 F150 Raptor crews all have extensive tracking and operating experience within the Film and TV industry and specially within a U-Crane (Formerly Russian Arm) Car.
- 1x U-Crane Arm Operator
- 1x Precision Driver
- 1x Flighthead Camera Operator (Can be arranged by Bickers)
- 1x Flighthead/U-Crane Arm Technician
- 1 x Dedicated Transport Lorry Driver
Fully Enclosed Transport Lorry – All Bickers U-Crane Arm Cars travel in a fully built form, which means there is no build time required at location. The lorry seconds as an overnight storage unit which means the vehicles can be left fully rigged, and secure for the next day shooting if required. All lorries come with integrated generator for charging if hook up power is not available.
The Bickers U-Crane Telescopic is a unique asset within the U-Crane fleet. The U-Crane Telescopic extends and retracts using a robotic counterweight unlike all other arms which are of a fixed length, this is the only arm of its type within the UK.
- 20kg at a length range from 4.5ft to 20.5ft (depending on vehicle platform)
The operating conditions required are dry and smooth terrain. This is a special request item which suitability will need to be discussed prior to booking.