Scroggins Aviation

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Scroggins Aviation is an American aircraft salvage and aviation movie special effects company based in Las Vegas, Nevada.[1] It has provided special effects for several network television shows and feature films.


Initially the company operated in the aircraft dismantling, crash recovery and recycling industry, taking apart decommissioned airplanes and supplied aviation mockups.[2][3] The company changed its name in 2015 to Scroggins Aviation Mockup & Effects,[4][5][6][7] and began to focus on the restoration and modification of airframes and cockpits for use in feature film and television productions.[8] This has included both the interior and exterior of various aircraft[9] and helicopters, fabricating both airplane parts and fuselage sections for filming.[10]

Film and television[edit]

A selection of films that used Scroggins to produce aviation materials for its sets include Hobbs and Shaw",[11]", Bumblebee (film)",[12]",Deadpool 2",[13]",Jurassic World,[14]",Captain America: Civil War",[15]", Terminator Genisys,[16][8] Spider-Man: Homecoming,[17] Dunkirk[18], Iron Man 3, Sully,[19] Independence Day: Resurgence, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle[20], Fifty Shades Darker,[2] and Flight.[1] Television series for which Scroggins has designed sets have included The Event, Pan Am,[21] Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,[22] The Night Shift, and The Last Ship.[10]


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  2. ^ a b "Mojave — thinking outside the box". 30 December 2016.
  3. ^ "A Boeing 737NG Embarks on a Final Mission". 21 October 2015.
  4. ^ Local company bringing Hollywood magic to Las Vegas with plane and helicopter sets – by David Schuman,
  5. ^ Cody Diamond (September 2018). "Saving a Delta L-1011". Airways Magazine. No. #271.
  6. ^ Philip Faiss, Scroggins Aviation (January–February 2019). "The Craft of Aircraft in Cinema Art" (PDF). Perspective.
  7. ^ Marjorie Galas. "Plane Parts From "Flight" to "Iron Man 3" An Overview of Scroggins Aviation". Variety 411 / LA411 (issue 117).
  8. ^ a b "Jurassic Copter - Vertical Magazine".
  9. ^ JETGALA.COM. "JETGALA MAGAZINE - Life Beyond First Class".
  10. ^ a b "Honolulu Star-Bulletin Features /2005/06/14/".
  11. ^ Cinefex October, issue #167, (2019) (page 98)" Muscle Cars - by Graham Edwards"
  12. ^ Cinefex February, issue #163, (2019) (pages 81 – 83)" Transformation - by Graham Edwards"
  13. ^ Cinefex August, issue #160, (2018)"Knocking'em Dead - by Graham Edwards"
  14. ^ Cinefex July, issue #142, (2015)"Indominus - by Jody Duncan"
  15. ^ Cinefex June, issue #147 (page 28), (2016)"A Family Affair - by Jody Duncan"
  16. ^ Cinefex October, issue 143, (2015)"Wrinkles in Time – by Jody Duncan"
  17. ^ Cinefex August, issue 154, (2017)“The Kid Underneath the Suit – by Jody Duncan”
  18. ^ Cinefex October, issue 155, (2017)"Deliverance - by Joe Fordham"
  19. ^ Schuman, David (29 July 2017). "Local company bringing Hollywood magic to Las Vegas with plane and helicopter sets".
  20. ^ Cinefex February, issue 157, (2018) "It’s a Jungle Out There – by Jody Duncan"
  21. ^ "In Hollywood, Flights of Fancy". International Herald Tribune. 9 July 2012 – via The New York Times.
  22. ^ Airways (January 2014). "Airways-News" (PDF). Airways Magazine.