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Video Recorders

Rugged Video offers three major aircraft video recording platforms for airborne, military, and other video & data recording applications.

  • EAGLEi 4K is a new platform of versatile, high resolution lightweight Class C Airborne Image Recorder – Camera and Flight Data Recorder for all helicopter & fixed-wing airframes.
  • The Commander product family includes the Commander DVR, TourMaster4 4-camera flight tour video recorder, and Aerial Patroller 4 Channel recorder.
  • The Crusader aircraft video recorder lineup features 1080p60 HD video, 3G-SDI, HDMI, and NTSC/PAL inputs, web streaming, and more.  Click the links below for more information, and please do not hesitate to email or call us with questions about them or to inquire about which recorder would be best for your application.  We pride ourselves on meeting our customer’s needs and helping in any way we can.

OEM Capability

Rugged Video maintains a culture of rapid innovation and product development.  This is why many aviation OEMs choose Rugged Video as their partner for advanced and innovative airborne video and flight data recording solutions.  Contact by email or phone to discuss your needs today!

EAGLEi 4K Flight Data Recorder

The EAGLEi 4K is an Advanced Lightweight Video and Flight Data Recorder with advanced features such as 4K UHD video, dual recording to internal storage and removable USB 3.0 drives, built-in flight data logging, GPS logging, Stereo Intercom and Ambient Microphone Audio, Battery Backup, and more.  EAGLEi 4K is a great choice for: Flight Data Recorder FDR applications, Flight Training, Flight Test, Fleet Management and Maintenance, Flight Tours, and More.

Commander Recorder

 The Commander Recorder can capture full 1080p HD video and save four USB flash drives.  Advanced features such as Logo overlay, Pre-roll, and an onboard Chroma display make it a great choice for: Flight Tours, Aerial Patrol, and Flight Training.

TourMaster4 Switcher/Recorder

Create professional videos with multiple cameras, soundtracks and narrations, titles and credits, automatically while in flight.  Built specifically for Flight Tours, the TourMaster4 creates the highest quality videos in the air and simplifies the distribution process on the ground

EAGLEi 4K Flight Recorder

EAGLEi 4K Flight Data Recorder

Commander HD Recorder

TourMaster4 Video System

TourMaster4 HD Recorder



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Aerial Patroller

The Aerial Patroller was designed specifically with the needs of aerial patrol and air work operators to record geo-tagged video from Multi-Sensor gimbals or fixed cameras.

The Aerial Patroller can record two, three, or four: HDMI, 3G-SDI, HD-SDI, SD-SDI, or CVBS(NTSC/PAL) video streams in an easy to use black box form factor.  The Aerial Patroller also offers features such as GPS automation, battery backup, and WiFi streaming making it one of the most versatile on the market.


Aerial Patroller






Typical Applications

  • Aerial Patrol, Air Work, Mapping
  • Flight Testing
  • Airborne Law Enforcement
  • Military & Defense

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Crusader Recorder

Record multiple channels of HD video in up to 1080p60 resolution.  Common in Aerial Patrol and Airborne Law Enforcement with robust GPS integration for recording video from multi-sensor gimbal cameras.  The Crusader also features GPS Automation and Audio Mixing.





Crusader Recorder




Typical Applications

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Legacy Products

Legacy products are still supported, but are no longer available for new orders.  These have been superseded by newer products.

RV-ONE Recorder


RV-ONE Airborne Recorder

The RV-ONE has been superseded by the Crusader.  The Crusader offers the same functionality as the RV-ONE with the addition of GPS Automation, Audio Mixing, and a more Durable and Reliable design.

RV-sFOUR Recorder/Switcher

RV-sFOUR Flight Tour Recorder

The RV-sFOUR has been superseded by the TourMaster.  The TourMaster offers the same functionality as the RV-sFOUR with the addition of GPS Automation, Audio Mixing, and a more Durable and Reliable design.


TourMaster Flight Tour Recorder



The TourMaster has been superseded by the TourMaster4.  The TourMaster4 offers the same functionality as the TourMaster, while also offering recording to 4x USB drives simultaneously, all in a more compact design.