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Peter McKernan

Peter McKernan is known for his work on Knocked Up (2007), Bruce Almighty (2003) and Die Hard (1988). See full bio »

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 2014 A Million Ways to Die in the West (helicopter coordinator/pilot: second unit - as Peter McKernan Jr.)
 2013/II The Call (aerial coordinator/pilot)
 2013 Enlightened (TV Series) (helicopter pilot - 1 episode)
- The Key (2013) ... (helicopter pilot)
 2012 Red Dawn (aerial coordinator/pilot)
 2012 Good Deeds (aerial coordinator: pilot)
 2012 Contraband (pilot)
 2011 Wonder Woman (TV Movie) (aerial coordinator/pilot)
 2011 Fright Night (aerial coordinator/pilot)
 2011 Hop (aerial coordinator/pilot - uncredited)
  The Event (TV Series) (aerial coordinator - 1 episode, 2011) (aerial coordinator/pilot - 1 episode, 2010)
- Face Off (2011) ... (aerial coordinator)
- I Haven't Told You Everything (2010) ... (aerial coordinator/pilot - uncredited)
 2011 Take Me Home Tonight (aerial coordinator - uncredited) / (helicopter pilot: Aerial Unit - as Peter McKernan Jr.)
 2011 The Green Hornet (aerial coordinator: pilot)
 2011 The Cape (TV Series) (aerial coordinator - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2011) ... (aerial coordinator - uncredited)
 2010 Flight of the Dragon (Documentary) (aerial coordinator)
 2010 Somewhere (aerial coordinator/pilot - uncredited)
 2009-2010 Trauma (TV Series) (aerial coordinator - 3 episodes)
- Sweet Jane (2010) ... (aerial coordinator)
- All's Fair (2009) ... (aerial coordinator)
- Pilot (2009) ... (aerial coordinator)
 2010 The Mentalist (TV Series) (aerial coordinator/pilot - 1 episode)
- Code Red (2010) ... (aerial coordinator/pilot - uncredited)
 2010/I Valentine's Day (aerial coordinator: pilot)
 2010 The Rockford Files (TV Movie) (aerial coordinator/pilot)
 2009 Flying Over America (Documentary) (aerial coordinator)
 2009 Flashforward (TV Series) (aerial coordinator/pilot - 1 episode)
- No More Good Days (2009) ... (aerial coordinator/pilot - uncredited)
 2009 Public Enemies (helicopter pilot - uncredited)
 2009 Land of the Lost (helicopter pilot)
 2009 Safe Harbor (TV Movie) (aerial coordinator/pilot)
 2009 State of Play (aerial coordinator)
 2008 The Burning Plain (aerial coordinator)
 2008 Traitor (aerial coordinator: pilot) / (pilot)
 2008 The Love Guru (aerial coordinator: pilot)
 2008 Jane Doe: Eye of the Beholder (TV Movie) (helicopter pilot)
 2007 Protect and Serve (TV Movie) (aerial coordinator)
 2007 Sharpshooter (TV Movie) (aerial ground coordinator) / (aerial pilot - as Peter McKernan Jr.)
 2007 Final Approach (TV Movie) (aerial coordinator)
 2007 Across the Universe (aerial coordinator - uncredited)
 2007 The Kingdom (aerial coordinator)
 2007 Evan Almighty (aerial coordinator: second unit - as Peter McKernan Jr.) / (helicopter pilot: second unit - as Peter Mckernan Jr.)
 2007 Transformers (pilot: picture ship)
 2007 Knocked Up (aerial coordinator) / (helicopter pilot)
 2007 The Hitcher (aerial coordinator - as Peter J. McKernan Jr.)
 2007 Pandemic (TV Movie) (aerial coordinator)
 2006 Southland Tales (aerial coordinator)
 2006 Bug (helicopter pilot: California)
 2006 Jane Doe: The Harder They Fall (TV Movie) (pilot - as Peter J. McKernan)
 2005 Fun with Dick and Jane (aerial coordinator - uncredited)
 2005 Ordinary Miracles (TV Movie) (aerial pilot)
 2005 Domino (helicopter pilot) / (pilot: picture ship)
 2005 The Island (pilot)
 2005 Mr. & Mrs. Smith (pilot - as Peter McKernan Jr.)
 2005 Gone But Not Forgotten (TV Movie) (helicopter pilot)
 2005 The Interpreter (aerial coordinator) / (pilot)
 2004/I Crash (pilot - as Peter J. McKernan)
 2004 Collateral (pilot: picture ship)
 2004 The Day After Tomorrow (pilot - as Peter J. McKernan)
 2004 Hidalgo (aerial coordinator)
 2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (pilot: picture ship)
 2003 Bruce Almighty (aerial coordinator - as Peter McKernan Jr.) / (helicopter pilot - as Peter McKernan Jr.)
 2003 The Hunted (pilot: picture ship)
 2003 Bringing Down the House (helicopter pilot - as Peter J. McKernan Jr.)
 2003 National Security (aerial coordinator)
 2002 Gentle Ben (TV Movie) (pilot)
 2002 Ali G Indahouse (pilot: Los Angeles - as Peter McKernan Jr.)
 2002 Dragonfly (aerial coordinator)
 2002 Orange County (aerial coordinator)
 2001 Impostor (helicopter co-pilot)
 2001 L.A.P.D.: To Protect and to Serve (helicopter pilot: Los Angeles)
 2001 Driven (helicopter pilot: Long Beach)
 2000 Gone in Sixty Seconds (pilot: picture ship)
 2000 Mission: Impossible II (pilot)
 1999 Kiss Toledo Goodbye (helicopter pilot)
 1999 Bowfinger (helicopter pilot - as Peter J. McKernan Jr.)
 1999/I Life (aerial coordinator)
 1998 Psycho (helicopter pilot - as Peter McKernan Jr.)
 1998 Meet Joe Black (aerial coordinator - as Peter J. McKernan)
 1997 For Richer or Poorer (helicopter pilot)
 1997 Con Air (pilot: picture ship - uncredited)
 1997 The End of Violence (helicopter pilot)
 1997 Liar Liar (aerial coordinator - as Peter J. McKernan)
 1997 Metro (helicopter pilot: cable car stunt unit - as Peter J. McKernan)
 1996 My Fellow Americans (aerial coordinator)
 1996 Mars Attacks! (pilot: picture ship - uncredited)
 1996 First Kid (aerial coordinator)
 1996 Foxfire (helicopter pilot)
 1996 Tin Cup (aerial coordinator - uncredited)
 1996 Courage Under Fire (helicopter pilot - as Peter J. McKernan)
 1995 Casino (aerial coordinator - uncredited)
 1995 Sudden Death (helicopter pilot)
 1995 Strange Days (helicopter pilot - as Peter J. McKernan)
 1995 Suspect Device (TV Movie) (helicopter pilot)
 1995 The Brady Bunch Movie (aerial coordinator)
 1995 Murder in the First (helicopter pilot)
 1994 Pontiac Moon (aerial coordinator)
 1994 Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (aerial coordinator - uncredited)
 1993 Wayne's World 2 (aerial coordinator)
 1993 Nurses on the Line: The Crash of Flight 7 (TV Movie) (pilot)
 1993 So I Married an Axe Murderer (helicopter pilot)
 1992 Scent of a Woman (aerial coordinator - uncredited)
 1992 We're Talkin' Serious Money (helicopter pilot)
 1992 Ruby (helicopter pilot)
 1991 At Play in the Fields of the Lord (pilot: aerial unit)
 1991 Hard Promises (helicopter pilot: second unit)
 1990 Fire Birds (aerial coordinator)
  Tour of Duty (TV Series) (aerial coordinator - 21 episodes, 1987 - 1989) (helicopter pilot - 2 episodes, 1990)
- Payback (1990) ... (helicopter pilot - as Peter J. McKernan)
- Three Cheers for the Orange, White and Blue (1990) ... (helicopter pilot - as Peter J. McKernan)
- Popular Forces (1989) ... (aerial coordinator - as Peter J. McKernan)
- Sleeping Dogs (1989) ... (aerial coordinator - as Peter J. McKernan)
- Saigon: Part 2 (1989) ... (aerial coordinator - as Peter J. McKernan)
 1990 Crazy People (aerial coordinator)
 1990 Catchfire (helicopter pilot - as Peter McKernan Jr.)
 1990 Drug Wars: The Camarena Story (TV Mini-Series) (aerial coordinator)
 1988 Die Hard (pilot - as Peter McKernan Jr.)
 1988 The Couch Trip (pilot)
 1987 Predator (helicopter pilot - as Peter J. McKernan Jr.)
 1985-1986 Airwolf (TV Series) (aerial coordinator - 21 episodes)
- Tracks (1986) ... (aerial coordinator - as Peter McKernan Jr.)
- The Girl Who Fell from the Sky (1986) ... (aerial coordinator - as Peter McKernan Jr.)
- Break-In at Santa Paula (1986) ... (aerial coordinator - as Peter McKernan Jr.)
- Hawke's Run (1986) ... (aerial coordinator - as Peter McKernan Jr.)
- Desperate Monday (1986) ... (aerial coordinator - as Peter McKernan Jr.)
 1985 Commando (helicopter pilot - as Peter McKernan Jr.)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Peter J. McKernan Jr. | Peter McKernan Jr. | Peter J. McKernan | Peter Mckernan Jr.

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Peter was the youngest pilot in Hollywood at the time, and starting flying choppers with his Dad on 'Airwolf' back in 1984, at the age of 23.

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