There are three flying carpets available for hire, all of which operate on a counter-weighted, see-saw mechanism. The “flying” scene is undertaken in a black-out under UV lights, rendering the operators and equipment invisible to the audience. Only the “carpet” itself is painted in UV paints.
All the flying carpets are operated by three stage crew. The smallest one can hold one actor and the other two can take two actors.
They have an average reach in height of 2.7m and an outward reach from the truck base to the front of the “carpet” of 1.8m.