Chopper 5 gets all-new digital upgrades

Posted at 5:44 PM, Feb 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-23 18:33:20-05

WPTV NewsChannel 5 features the only news helicopter in our area.

We're excited to announce that we've made some impressive upgrades to Chopper 5.

It not only features a new look on the outside with a stunning new bright red color and a huge bold NewsChannel 5 logo, but also features the latest technology inside.

Out went the old technology (standard definition cameras) and in comes the latest Ultra-HD cameras, backed by a completely digital video routing system, new digital recording capability, and 1080p HD auxiliary cameras inside and out.

It's all to bring you the best coverage of breaking news in South Florida on WPTV NewsChannel 5!