Announcing Flight Kit!

UPDATE: Now Available!
We’re only a few days away from the JetStrike Product launch but first I wanted tell you about another new product: FLIGHT KIT!

This new collection goes perfectly with JetStrike but includes many great tools that are useful for any project.

Flight Kit Features:

  • Over 200 Aircraft Sound FX:  Like the ones from the teaser! Great for Sound Design too.
  • 25 HDR Sky Maps. Full 360° maps at 4K Resolution with various cloud types and sunsets.
  • High Definition Aerial Explosions Stock Footage!
  • Plus an advanced Heat Distortion Plug-in by Video Copilot.

The Flight Kit essentially includes 4 separate products in one so you get the tools you need. Plus both JetStrike and Flight Kit will be available in the SKY PACK Bundle on October 8th.

Pricing and bundle information will be out soon but for those of you wondering about sound FX and the Heat Distortion, we didn’t mess around!

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2 years ago
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122 Comments

2 years ago
como ago un intro con un texto que cail como pesado en el video
Alexander
2 years ago
What is the font used for JetStrike? It looks like you used Element 3D to create the titles which I love, but what Font exactly was used? Are the textures inside the text a part of pro shaders?
Axel G
2 years ago
For my first play with Jet Strike, had to recreate a few shots from Top Gun: http://youtu.be/4AhqxhSUcpw
Eric Lin
2 years ago
Hi Andrew,
If possible, would you make a quick gallery of all the HDRI map that's in this kit? just want to see what they look like, low res is totally fine =)
Sudhanshu
2 years ago
This Kit Is Amazing,Nice Job Copilots!
corey
2 years ago
lol!!!.... who has hit the refresh button like 50 times in the last 20 minutes then clearing there web browser cache and history only to realize we got to wait until morning.... noooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!! I want Jet Strike now!!! .....lol!!
2 years ago
Yes!!! Its the 8th, lets order some jets today haha
Ben Etzioni
2 years ago
It's 10/8/13! Where is it? Where is it? :) Damn! I'll have to wait till morning!
Fabiano Peres
2 years ago
I want those products so bad.
Impaczus
2 years ago
there should be a different-timezone support xD where people can download on Oct 8 on their timezone xD.. sorry just freakin excited!
john
2 years ago
yeah just one day left for awesome thing which are coming in vcp
2 years ago
In the helicopter pack is it possible to make some offshore choppers? You know the kind they use for crew changes. I could really use that ;-) And how about some oil rigs and other industrial stuff/vehicles?
It would be amazing to use element for corporate videos. Now I own element but rarely use it. Mostly I use it for creating logo's. But I think Element will rule the film world!
tiaj
2 years ago
It's already tomorrow :D
Thomas Gynther
2 years ago
Thanks Andrew - for all your inspiration - and very nice Element 3D models...

How do you manages to sync all you sound effects and nice music, with your graphics?

Is it all made in After Effect? Your timing is very good...

Have a nice day all Video Copilots..
meet
2 years ago
Andrew please do upload a tutorial on 8 on how to use these models..Same way which u did for Metropolitant pack..
Nico
2 years ago
Are there only fbx and obj as formats? I have E3D but i doesn't work because I don't have the right graphics card, so i work with 3ds and maya.

And how much will it cost ?
JayR
2 years ago
How about breaking the sound barrier and the cone of mist that sourronds the plane? Is that included?
    2 years ago
    I'm actually planning a tutorial for this effect!
meet
2 years ago
Will u upload a tutorial on 8th itself on jetstrike???
Austin Goss
2 years ago
I have been looking for good models for helicopters, will this bundle include those as well or would that possibly be in the future? Thanks1
    2 years ago
    This product is primariily Jets but we will be tackling Choppers in the near future.
Ali Farahani
2 years ago
Andrew you are focused on the action genre. But i think there are milions things and ideas that can make with Videocopilot plugins. Plz work some times out of ACTION ...LOL
    2 years ago
    We mix it up. We had typewriter week and the Flight Kit has HDRI sky maps and great sound effects for sound design. We like to create themes but most of our product have other uses as well.
    JMS
    2 years ago
    I'll love how you are able to counter that with "we had typewriter week"...Ali...ya jus got BURNED by the Kramester!
    LordEdington
    2 years ago
    Yeah, you've done action, sci-fi, fantasy and horror. You should come up with some products and tutorials that might be useful for romantic comedies or period dramas.

    Personally, I'm itching for a 'Downton Abbey 3D Model Pack', complete with corsets, silver dinnerware, mahogany furniture and a bunch of quails eggs.
Bob K
2 years ago
I honestly don't mean to sound harsh!
But these products represent a major leap for those of us who could only have dreamed of this quality of capability just one year ago.
Isn't it time we make at least an attempt to assess where we are at this juncture?
Bob K
2 years ago
If I may weigh in on the "pricing" issue .....
My feeling about restaurants (and all other consumer products on Earth)...
If you have seen the "menu", and you know of the chef's reputation, and of his dishes, his clientele, and his successes ....and you still ask "how much?" ....
Then you probably can't afford it!
Go try McDonalds"!
    donnell
    2 years ago
    bob thats not nice:)
O.o
2 years ago
How much will this cost?
donnell
2 years ago
let's place bets on pricing...i say $229.00 for the jetstrike bundle...if i win you guys can pay for mine..lol
    2 years ago
    Little bit less...
    donnell
    2 years ago
    ok Andrew you might as well post the price its $199.00.now who's paying for mine..lol seriously whatever the price its well worth it. get the servers ready its going to be a download frenzy




































































    Jeremy Abbott
    2 years ago
    Wow my friend and I were guessing $300 and you say it's gonna be LESS than $229?? Unreal....
    LordEdington
    2 years ago
    I reckon $124.95 for JetStrike and $199 for the Skypack.
2 years ago
yet again incredible and stunning product by VC!
Tom
2 years ago
aircraft carrier....brilliant....Having just seen Gravity, I also see a potential opportunity in a Space Pack which would include satellites, space station, Shuttles, etc perhaps Actual and then also Futuristic? Then of course, there's underwater bases, subs, etc...I bet your timeline to rule the world is ahead of schedule?? :-)
george
2 years ago
may i use your product to commercial use ?
Jon
2 years ago
All we need now is an aircraft carrier to take off from!!!
mehrdad
2 years ago
Man ...
You are good I started to belive in you since I saw a tutorial from you
And I won a msi gaming laptop for a video i made that I used element 3d in it and I received a gift version of element 3d from you :X
Really awesome stuff you got there ...
meet
2 years ago
Hey Andrew Dat explosions are so real..Hey Andrew i wish to see a tutorial on how u make dose explosion look so damn Real...Crazy stuff mahn..
On 8th october itself u r gonna upload a tutorial on jetstrike models?
Cause on 8th october after buying the pack i need a tutorial which wil explain it..So wil u upload it on 8th itself???
reza irani
2 years ago
will be any Tutorial available on the pack? or they will be available Later on the web?i miss yore voice!!!!!!
2 years ago
If I have one disappointment with this pack it's that; it isn't named the "Danger Zone" bundle.
Jake
2 years ago
hey Andrew! this is going to be available for dvd too?because my internet is very bad...and if it is, wich countrys its going to sell?
(sorry for my inglish,im brazilian!)
I am very grateful for the air war many nice posts
Dave
2 years ago
Can't wait to get this! ^_^
Cameron
2 years ago
TAKE ALL OF MY MONEY
2 years ago
This looks amazing. Im very much looking forward to getting this on October 8th.
[ .]
2 years ago
Looking forward playing 'round with this
2 years ago
wow!!!!!!
i want this!!
meet
2 years ago
So finally on October 8 u wil be releasing jetstrike model pack and flight kit..and what about the Heat distortion plug in??
U wil be releasing it on 8th october???
    2 years ago
    Yes, it will be part of the Flight Kit product.
    Meet
    2 years ago
    Ohkk..cool...:)
lakekover
2 years ago
Will the Flight Kit be available as a stand alone product or only with the bundle?
    2 years ago
    Yep, they will be available separate or in a bundle.
Mansooryan
2 years ago
» High Definition Aerial Explosions Stock Footage!
hmmm .. only one? call me greedy .. but only one? lol
waiting for 8th
Shadow
2 years ago
Hey Andrew :),
Will there be a bundle including Jetstrike, flight kit and metropolitan, too? :-)
    2 years ago
    I can see about this. Good idea.
    Zar
    2 years ago
    I would like that too.. so pls see if that's possible :)
2 years ago
Please, create a bundle just like this:

METROPOLITAN PACK + JETSTRIKE PACK + SOUND FLIGHT KIT

If you do it, without element 3d, just the 2 new 3d model pack plus this new sound effect pack i sure buy it.
I already have Element 3d and the others packs, for me is missing just metropolitan and this 2 new ones.

Someone else would like it?
Evren
2 years ago
"High Definition Aerial Explosions Stock Footage!" ========= With air explosions, we need to know how to combine fragmented objects with E3D. I mean, fragment a plane for explosion with RayFire > export .obj sequences > combine and use via E3D and air explosions. Tutorials are meaning everything for us. You'll do the best as always you do. Thanks A. Kramer.
meet
2 years ago
Hey andrew just wanted to knw dat i am buying this pack(bundle) so what wil be the requirements for this to work as in i am just bit worried about element 3d whether it wil crash or not..i have element 3d 1.6..Just wanted to know whether it wil work fine or we need some additional requirements..
    2 years ago
    There are no new requirements for this pack. There are tips to help reduce memory usage when using many differn't jets in a single scene like setting the preference to 2k instead of 4k. But Shouldn't have to do anything special.
    Meet
    2 years ago
    Ohhk cool...
reza irani
2 years ago
sir,are you ready to upload the Tutorials after this packs available?
2 years ago
I AM SO EXCITED!!!
ARE THOSE AERIAL EXPLOSIONS MADE WITH FUME FX? BECAUSE I KINDA HOPE SO!!! :D
    2 years ago
    Yes they are.
    JMS
    2 years ago
    SWEEEEEEEEEEET!!!!!
    Chaba
    2 years ago
    MORE CAPS LOCK GUYS! IT IS CRAZY!
Kel Bomber
2 years ago
You Guys are just legends of Vfx Cant wait for the 8th
Video Copilot rocks
2 years ago
Great! More aircrafts! \o/
2 years ago
Will you be releasing the heat displacement plug-in separately as well? I can think of a lot of applications for it beyond the Jet Strike.
    2 years ago
    Possibly in the future. And yes it is quite useful...
    Daniel
    2 years ago
    Great, I was just about to ask the exact same thing. Looks awesome, thank you!
Snir
2 years ago
Amazing ! :)
speculator
2 years ago
dammit. gonna have to skip rent this month :)
IMRAN KHAN
2 years ago
Andrew The Explotions are Real Footages or CG
2 years ago
That is Awesome Awesome Awesome Awesome Awesome Awesome Awesome Awesome Awesome ....................................Awesome Awesome Awesome !
zafar
2 years ago
Andrew can you upload some targeting huds Footage in this pack it will be useful for following jets and shooting and blowing them woooow
IMRAN KHAN
2 years ago
Andrew what time the packs relese
    tiaj
    2 years ago
    08.10.13
tobi
2 years ago
Take my money Andrew
Tomjhons
2 years ago
wew... i like you andrew... please include helecopter please
Tomjhons
2 years ago
WOW AMAZING.. PLEASE INCLUDE HELICOPTER PLEASE
prathamesh
2 years ago
really really nice andrew sir .
you guys are awsome . i wish please give some pilot with jets also parashoots :-) .
so when we make jet crash my pilot succsessfull servive :-)
Sbu
2 years ago
I have a dream that one day Andrew Kramer and video copilot will make a kick ass action movie starring Vin diesel and our very own Sam loyer. It'd be really nice to see sound and visual fx pushed to limits. Anyway great product guys! Can't wait for tuesday!
2 years ago
new explosion pack and a new plugin!!! just awesome.
Snir
2 years ago
Amazing ! :)
2 years ago
Looking forward to that,but worry about the price
2 years ago
WoW !!!! this one is gonna be rockin ! Loe your work so much ! Also When is the transportation pack out bro ?
Impaczus
2 years ago
can we have those neat explosions too? :D
2 years ago
Im Waiting........ :)
swordblader
2 years ago
what program u used to creat this model
cinema and 3dsmax?
bwoogie
2 years ago
Jaw Dropped. (nothing more to say but the system is making me)
Kevin
2 years ago
Can I get in on the IPO when the company goes public? Does the heat distortion have other applications besides the jet pack?
JMS
2 years ago
This is what they invented credit cards for...hooaaa
Nashman
2 years ago
Oh man Andi, the costs for this pack kill me, but i will this :( I have the complete pack Element 3D, also must have this too ;) Gratulation for this pack
Gay James (Jama-tech)
2 years ago
Mwen felisite'w anpil Andrew bon travay
2 years ago
Waiting Waiting Waiting Waiting Waiting
But how many plain insinde this pack
2 years ago
Can you hear it? I can hear it! "highway to the danger zone"

Ha ha, can't wait!
Pericles Costa
2 years ago
Cara tu é o maior na área de efeitos, ainda vou aprender td isso, muito bom mesmo, continue assim, pois me inspiro em voçê.
Pablo
2 years ago
HOLY CRAP THIS IS AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Simon Langhoff
2 years ago
I really hope I can affort it! Sounds really cool. But the prices will maybe be hard for a poor student :(
Stuart Wurtman
2 years ago
If he hasn't posted the price, it's probably because he hasn't decided on a figure yet. I know that I can say I trust the folks at video copilot enough to keep the price as low as possible for us!
Izzy
2 years ago
Really Awesome I can't WAIT!!
Bayu Rahmawan
2 years ago
Amazing, I Love it
any one come from Indonesia :p
Saleem
2 years ago
What will be the price tho??
Mahdi
2 years ago
I can't wait ... :)
2 years ago
Nice surprise, looking forward to both of the products!
Gui
2 years ago
I just hope the price will be affordable, can't wait to get It :D
2 years ago
*it's no news, sorry, typo and felt compelled to correct...
2 years ago
So excited for this! Even more so for the potential car/ground vehicles one
2 years ago
I'm sure it's no new, but you are changing the way ppl do motion graphics/vfx my friend. When Adobe announced Cinema 4D Lite being paired with AE, people wondered what you were going to do. Well with Element 3D I wonder what Maxon/Autodesk/etc. is going to do! People are having to leave After Effects less and less. When does your company go public so I can invest? ;)
Ron Weaver
2 years ago
Wow, an amazing pack for an already amazing plug-in. Congrats & Thank you!
Greetings from Germany
2 years ago
And my wallet continues to get thinner...
Alex
2 years ago
Would be cool if E3D had some cloud features, but I guess we'll have to stick to particular for that? :C

Can't wait for this
2 years ago
WOW! You have out done yourself again Video Copilot! Great work everyone!
JaydenB
2 years ago
Have any pricing figures been planned? If not, what do you think it could be around? (For the Sky Pack)
    ShahabG
    2 years ago
    "Pricing and bundle information will be out soon", i believe that is what he said.
    JaydenB
    2 years ago
    I feel ridiculous now.
Ben
2 years ago
Wow, looking really forward to this. =)
    John Omar
    2 years ago
    That i was thinking ... when i saw teaser...!!
    How would i record these sounds,,, And here we are.. Seeing @ it :D
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