The SkyJib-8 is THE Hollywood Heavy Lifter and by far the most popular Pro camera ship worldwide. It has assisted in the making of many blockbusters with confidence and flair. Its charismatic presence and impressive exterior match its outstanding capabilities of producing smooth sweeping shots with cameras such as the RED Epic. Plenty of time to frame your shot as it will carry your Pro camera for up to 15 minutes. 1160mm diameter – suited for fitting up to 15″ propellers, also available in ‘Retractable Landing Gear’ version – SJR.

SkyJib 8 Setup & Suggestions

SkyJib 8 Build Manual

SkyJib 8 Retract

SkyJib 8 Features

  • Advanced Vibration Dampening for clear HD footage
  • Available as Ready To Fly
  • Multiple Configurations
  • Optional Retracts
  • Pelican Custom Transport Case Available
  • Professional Class
  • Quick-Release Camera Mount
  • Quick-Release Landing Gear
  • Ti-QR
  • Transportable

Battery Mounting Crash Cage


Previously mounted onto the sides of the core, our SkyJib Ti-QR have Battery Mounting directly on the crash cage, taking them out of the way of the propellers and Retractable Landing Gear. For SkyJib Ti-QR Models.


Ti QR Action

Titanium Quick Release


Quick Release foldaway booms without compromising electronics integrity. Complete with Titanium fasteners, secure and with future Aviation Authority airworthy certification in mind.

Engine Mount Disks & Fastenings


Titanium engine mount bolts providing maximum strength for Aviation Safety Certification. Engine mount bolt fastening with captive nut slots for easy access for pre-flight safety checks.

SJ 8 Motors & Props

SJ8 Photo1


Retractable Landing Gear


The optional Aeronavics retracts now come with safety dis-arm/arming feature. When initially powered up the retracts are disarmed and will not operate until they have been armed by cycling the control switch. Robust, stylish and lightweight.

Quick Release Retract Legs


Our Aeronavics Retracts have quick release legs for easy packdown and re-assembly.

QR Retracts
Vibration Dampening

Advanced Vibration Dampening & Quick Release Camera Mounting


Vibration dampeners isolate the camera gimbal from the main frame. The quick release camera gimbal attachment allows instant access to your camera.

Aeronavics Custom Transport Case


In house custom made transport cases are specifically cut for your chosen craft and offer a premium level of protection in transit and out in the field.

Transport Case
SJ 8 Packdown

SkyJib Pack Down


Specifically designed for easy pack down. This craft will be ready for travel in no time.