Kite Aerial Photography Gear

Buy kits, ready-to-fly rigs, or extra parts

Kits to build your own rigs for kite or balloon aerial photography.

Complete packages of ready-to-fly aerial photography rigs with cameras: normal and near infrared.

SuspensionsSpare parts, and Accessories for aerial photography and infrared photography for vegetation analysis.


Data Logging


Kits and parts for assembling electronic devices to log environmental data from sensors.





Free, Open Source Designs

Downloadable stl and skp files for 3D printing camera rigs for kite aerial photography and balloon aerial photography.

Printing and assembly instructions for building your own kite and balloon aerial photography rigs.




Product prices include shipping in the USA only. For international shipping of some of these products, try the Public Lab Store. Or contact us for shipping quotes.


Redstone Rig featured in Smith Journal

The Australia-based Smith Journal included the Redstone Rig in its list of indisputably important things to buy if you like that sort of thing.

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Dead Creek flying

A perfect warm wind carried a Saturn V Rig over some oakey forests in the middle of the Champlain Valley.

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Autumn on campus

A crisp and pleasant afternoon flight on the Middlebury campus yielded another fun little planet.

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Bristol past its peak

After missing the peak color near Bristol, Vermont, I slipped in a quick kite flight between rain storms and made off with a very orange panorama.

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Fields for sports

Middlebury College's athletic fields are an easy place to fly a kite.

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We do MooDoo

The Saturn V Rig captured some photos as MooDoo was being made.

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Breadloaf past its peak

It took two tries to get a little planet aerial panorama of the Breadloaf Campus.

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