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F.A.Q

Frequently Asked Questions

What is aerial advertising?

Aerial advertising takes your company’s message towed behind a small airplane. The location could be a crowded highway at rush hour or a crowded beach at spring break. Therefor the idea is that your aerial message is seen and remembered by thousands of potential customers.

What is a aerial banner?

Our aerial letter banner is a banner that holds letters and/or characters. The aerial banners are generally used to spell out personal messages. You can personalize your aerial letter banners any way you wish. Your imagination is the only limit to how you can use them. Some examples that we fly aerial messages are marriage proposals, happy birthday messages, I’m pregnant announcements, Valentine’s Day, anniversaries, graduations.

Where do you fly aerial message?

Our pilots can fly your aerial messages across the entire USA. We fly over crowded beaches, rush hour traffic, ballparks, race tracks, festivals, rock concerts, theme parks, parades…just about anywhere, in fact!

How long people see my aerial message?

We can assure you that the average view time for your aerial ad is 17 seconds directly in front of the target. This may not seem very long, but remember most people will watch the plane from the time it appears on the horizon until it disappears. That means they are getting your aerial message about your product for a lot longer while being entertained by the airplane. In the case of events where the pilot is circling, the exposure is far greater and the retention rate much higher.

What are the artwork requirements of aerial advertising?

Just get us your artwork on a CD or via email at least 150 dpi. The scale for the artwork should be 1″= 1′. Set up your artwork in Photoshop or Illustrator.

Will people remember my aerial ad?

In surveys that have been conducted: After 30 minutes 88% of the people remembered seeing the aerial ad go by. Also, an astonishing 79% of respondents remembered the product or service being advertised and could repeat most of the aerial message! We attribute these figures to the length of time the target is exposed to your message as well as the novelty of the medium. It’s not something they see every day, unlike TV and newspapers.

Will people see my aerial message?

You instinctively look up when you hear an airplane. So do your customers. Your aerial message will be seen and remembered, most importantly.

Where do you fly aerial message?

Our pilots can fly your aerial messages across the entire USA. We fly over crowded beaches, rush hour traffic, ballparks, race tracks, festivals, rock concerts, theme parks, parades…just about anywhere, in fact!

Can I fly my aerial advertising in multiple markets?

You certainly may. We can create multiple aerial billboards with the same, or a different, aerial message and then ship your custom aerial billboards from market to market all around the country as needed. We can do local, regional, and national aerial advertising campaigns.

How big my aerial billboard be?

Our company can produce any size up to 5000 square feet. The two most common sizes for aerial billboards are:
25′ high x 75′ long aerial billboards
30′ high x 100′ long aerial billboards
We also create aerial logo boards which are smaller, 40′ x 40′, 30′ x 40′, 30′ x 30′, etc. A logo boardcan trail an aerial letter banner at no extra charge.

What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept all major credit cards, as well as checks, debit cards and money orders.

What kinds of companies use aerial advertising?

Here we made a list of a few of the products that have successfully used Aerial Advertising campaigns: Websites, military recruiters, soft drink companies, non-profit organizations, book and magazine publishers, beer companies, fast food companies, candy manufacturers, software manufacturers, liquor companies, suntan lotions, beachwear, clothing lines, record labels, Broadway shows, real estate offices, radio stations, newspapers, movie studios, television networks, airlines and on and on using aerial advertising. Just about any product you can think of can be advertised via aerial billboards.

Are there any restricted flight areas?

Yes. Since 9/11 there are three restricted locations: Within 15 miles of downtown Washington, D.C. Over New York City. Any sporting events with over 30,000 in attendance (During game time). We can fly aerial messages over concerts and festivals with large crowds as well as minor league sporting events and all NASCAR events except the Nextel Cup Series. crowds at football, baseball, basketball, soccer, hockey, and golf events. Most crowds will head inside about that time anyway so these are still excellent opportunities for aerial messages. If there’s a crowd gathered, we can usually.

Do we need any special permits for aerial advetising?

You do not need to get any special permits or insurance for aerial advertising.

How far is the airport from my selected location?

You do not need to get any special permits or insurance for aerial advertising.

Do you provide aerial advertising contract?

Yes – we have a frequent flyer discount!

How much lead time do I need for a simple aerial letter banner message flight?

We need only 3 days’ advance notice to produce an aerial letter banner.

How much lead time do I need to have a custom aerial billboard created?

We require at least 3-5 days to produce your custom aerial billboard. The more lead time we have, the better your opportunity to secure the exact hours and locations you wish to fly aerial message. Aerial Advertising is in high demand so don’t wait until the last second.

What types of aerial billboards can I get produced?

Our team can produce both custom painted and computer-generated aerial billboards (computer-generated aerial billboards provide higher definition). We can also incorporate your company logo and custom artwork into your flying aerial billboard.

How high do you fly aerial messages?

Our flying billboards soar at 500 feet over the water’s edge for beach aerial advertising and 1000 feet when over land.