Airshows Downunder Shellharbour 2024 will present an aviation and aerospace exhibition featuring commercial organisations, industry associations, volunteer groups and charities.

Meet aircraft manufacturers and suppliers, representatives from the Australian Defence Force, general aviation, drone, simulation, technology, maintenance and defence industry organisations and more.

Exhibitors have the option to display as part of the Airshows Downunder Shellharbour Careers Day on Friday 1 March, the General Aviation Exhibition on Saturday 2 – Sunday 3 March or on all three days of the event.

Careers Day - Friday 1 March
General Aviation Exhibition - Saturday 2 March | Sunday 3 March

Exhibitor Directory

ExhibitorCompany DescriptionCareers DayGeneral Aviation Exhibition
ADF Careers

The Australian Defence Force offers a wide range of roles across the ADF in categories including combat, administration, logistics, STEM, leadership, management and many more. Join ADF Careers at the Airshow Downunder Shellharbour and speak with current serving members about the available opportunities. Visit their website to find out
AirForce Shop

Air Force Shop offers a wide range of Air Force branded and approved products; from gifts, graduation and farewell presents, uniform items, field gear, medals and more. Working closely with the Air Force Brand Management team we create items that adhere to Air Force’s branding requirements and regulations. Our expert team creates stunning bespoke pieces for units, exercises and special events. We have produced commemorative items for special events and ceremonies, including supporting Air Force merchandising, branding at the Avalon International Airshow, and supporting the 2021 Air Force Centenary.
Airspeed Aviation

Airspeed Aviation was founded in 2007 with a background in underground mining and Aviation Safety Management. Our focus has always been on delivering top-tier customer service and flight safety management. This Capability Statement is designed to show you why we believe we truly are the Flight Training provider that is taking care of you in the air.
Amazing Hands

Amazing Hands Wooden Models is a family business. We specialise in handmade wooden model planes, cars ships etc. Amazing Hands craftsmen have been making wooden planes for many many years and with decades of experience, the end result is a beautifully made model that will last for generations to come.
Anderson Aviation Australia

Anderson Aviation Australia. Importer and Distributor for BRM AERO, Bristell Aircraft, For Australia, New Zealand and Southern Asia Pacific.
Angel Flight Australia

Angel Flight Australia is a charitable organisation coordinating free, non-emergency flights and ground transportation so people who live in rural and regional Australia can access the specialist medical treatments they need.
Angel Flight was started in April 2003 by businessman and 2005 Queensland Australian of the Year, Bill Bristow. A keen pilot himself, Angel Flight allowed Bill to combine his passions for flying, and helping those in need. In 2009, Bill was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia for his service to rural and remote communities through Angel Flight Australia and as a supporter of other charitable organisations.
Australian Air Force Cadets

The AAFC is a youth development organisation, sponsored by the Royal Australian Air Force which aims to better equip young people for community life by fostering initiative, leadership, discipline and loyalty through training programs which are also designed to stimulate an interest in a particular arm of the Defence Force. We focus on providing training and experiences that enables our cadets and to proactively support, guide, and encourage youth in achieving skill sets of value to them and the community.
Australian Air League Inc New South Wales Group

The Australian Air League is an Australia-wide youth organisation for boys and girls from eight
years of age and over.

It is often seen as a primary school of aviation with more than 120 active squadrons and more
continuing to open.

It is an independent organisation and as such is not associated with or sponsored by any religion,
military or other organisation. It is completely self-governing, self-supporting and nothing in its
Constitution restricts the class of person entitled to benefit under its Aims and Objectives.
Australian Jump Pilot Academy (AJPA)

Skydive Australia offers a unique beach skydiving experience up to 15,000 feet above the stunning New South Wales coastline, landing on Wollongong’s North Beach. Visit our stall for an exclusive 2-day offer. More interested in working for us? Australian Jump Pilot Academy leads in training parachute Jump Pilots, boasting experienced Jump Pilot Examiners and CASA Part 141 accreditation. Explore the thrilling challenge of being a Jump Pilot—visit us to learn more about this exciting venture.
Australian Women Pilots’ Association

The benefits of becoming a member of the AWPA are many and with the range of scholarships and awards available, it creates many opportunities for all ages and levels of experience.
Our History.
On 16 September 1950, a group of thirty-five women became charter members of the Australian Women Pilots’ Association at a meeting at Bankstown Airport in Sydney.
These women pilots of all ages and experience became the core of a nationwide network that today, like then, aims to assist women to achieve their goals in aviation. AWPA is an entirely voluntary organisation.
Auto Gyro Australia

AutoGyro is the No.1 choice of Australian gyro pilots out of all factory-build gyroplanes in quality & safety. The German Company is the world leader in the innovation, production, and distribution of gyroplanes and delivered more than 3.100 aircraft across the globe. AutoGyro has the highest market share in the entire global gyroplane industry and is the only gyroplane manufacturer in the world with approval for gyroplane commercial flight operations and the only Gyroplane in Australia with B-CAR section T approval, a requirement in Australia for flying in controlled airspace.
Avem Insight Pty Ltd

Avem Insight are an aviation technology start-up dedicated to reducing the risk and cost of wildlife to aviation.
AvXen Pty Ltd

AvXen p/l represent the European aircraft manufacturer Aerospool here in Australia. The WT9 Dynamic is a versatile and fast 2 seater while the WT10 is a 4 seater kit aircraft made for touring. Set ups available for beginners to advanced pilots. Spacious. Sporty. Fast.
Care Flight

Founded in 1986, Care Flight is an integrated aeromedical service with one mission – to save lives, speed recovery and serve the community. We operate an expansive fleet of helicopters, jet and turbo prop powered aeroplanes, and road vehicles in emergency air ambulance, patient transport and aerial rescue capacities. Our critical care doctors, paramedics and nurses provide advanced trauma treatment and critical medical care to seriously ill and injured patients, wherever they may be. Care Flight also oversees an extensive network of training and education programs, to increase resilience in communities throughout Australia.
Cirrus Sunshine Coast

Cirrus Aircraft is the recognized global leader in personal aviation and the manufacturer of the best-selling SR Series piston aircraft and the Vision Jet®, the world’s first single-engine Personal Jet™, and the recipient of the Robert J. Collier Trophy. Founded in 1984, the company has redefined aviation performance, comfort, and safety with innovations like the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System® (CAPS®) – the first FAA-certified whole- airframe parachute safety system included as standard equipment on an aircraft. This year, Cirrus Aircraft delivered its 9,000th SR Series aircraft reaching an incredible company and industry milestone. Additionally, the company delivered 90 Vision Jets – a record number to date. Contact: Olivia Sainsbury 0409 400 214 About Cirrus Aircraft Cirrus Aircraft is the recognized global leader in personal aviation and the maker of the best- selling SR Series piston aircraft and the Vision Jet®, the world’s first single-engine Personal Jet™ , and the recipient of the Robert J. Collier Trophy. Founded in 1984, the company has redefined aviation performance, comfort, and safety with innovations like the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System® (CAPS®) – the first FAA-certified whole-airframe parachute safety system included as standard equipment on an aircraft. To date, worldwide flight time on Cirrus aircraft has passed 15 million hours, and 250 people have returned home safely to their families as a result of the inclusion of CAPS as a standard feature on all Cirrus aircraft. The company has seven corporate- owned locations in the United States and over 750 network partners worldwide.
Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA)

Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) is a government body that regulates Australian aviation safety and the operation of Australian Aircraft overseas. We are also responsible for making sure that Australian airspace is administered and used safely. Our vision is ‘safe skies for all’. This means safety is at the heart of everything we do.
Destination Shellharbour

Shellharbour is the gateway to the South Coast and the ideal coastal holiday destination. Perfectly positioned between the pristine waters of the Tasman Sea and the picturesque Illawarra Escarpment, Shellharbour is packed with hidden gems, crystal clear beaches, incredible attractions and endless adventure to be experienced all year round. conveniently located just over an hour’s easy drive south of Sydney and within two and half hours from Canberra. Shellharbour is waiting to welcome you. Start and planning your next visit today…we look forward to welcoming you.
Flight Store Pty Ltd

Flight Store Australia is the largest supplier of aviation products, pilot supplies and flying gear in Australia. Located at Unit 7 / 52 Blanck St Ormeau Queensland, 4208, Flight Store pilot shop is fully stocked with everything we sell online. Our mission is to offer the largest range of quality aviation products, along with professional sales, service and advice, by our team of qualified pilots. Authorised dealers for Bose, Lightspeed, Garmin, David Clark, Aeroshell, Ram, Icom, GoPro, and Airservices. We ship daily all across Australia.

Garmin's aviation products and services have revolutionised flight and become essential to the lives of pilots, aircraft owners and operators around the world. A leading provider of solutions to general aviation, business aviation, rotorcraft, advanced air mobility, government and defense, and commercial air carrier customers, Garmin believes every day is an opportunity to innovate.
Hunter Fighter Collection Incorporated

Hunter Fighter Collection Incorporated (HFC) is located at Scone NSW and are dedicated to the collection, acquisition, restoration and display of historical and significant Australian built and operated aircraft. HFC has commenced an internationally significant project to restore and rebuild Supermarine Spitfire Mk. Ia X4009, the aircraft of Australian Battle of Britain fighter ace, Flight Lieutenant Paterson (Pat) Clarence Hughes DFC, to airworthy flying condition. HFC is a registered Australian charity and donations of $2 or more are tax deductible with all merchandise sales supporting the restoration of Spitfire X4009.
Illawarra Shoalhaven Regional Defence Network

The Illawarra Shoalhaven Regional Defence Network promotes and supports the Defence Industry capabilities of the Illawarra Shoalhaven to attract business, investment and jobs. We have over a decade of experience assisting the Defence Industry to create a collaborative business environment. If you are looking for a career in Defence, there are interesting opportunities in the Illawarra Shoalhaven with businesses who provide products and services to Defence. These opportunities could include Aircraft, Mechanical, Mechatronics and Software Engineering, Logistics, Warehousing and more. Find your prefect fit in an industry with much to offer.
Jetset Products

For all aviation lovers we have stunning 1, 3 and 5 panel canvas prints and metallic prints and doona covers , beach towels , rugs and so much more all with an aviation theme.
Lycoming Engines USA

Lycoming is worlds largest manufacturer of aircraft engines for general Aviation. We started with sewing machines in 1853 and aircraft engines in 1928. We power everything from Piper Cubs to Malibu Mirage and we have the only fully certified aerobatic engines. Keep a look out for Matt Hall - Lycoming's Safety Ambassador
Mens Health Peer Network
Mission Aviation Fellowship Australia

Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) is a non-profit organisation that provides aviation and technology solutions to support missionaries, NGOs and isolated communities in remote regions worldwide. Founded in 1945, MAF utilises a fleet of aircraft to overcome inaccessibility, enabling medical evacuations, delivering supplies, and facilitating communication. Grounded in Christian values, we fly to bring help, hope and healing to those in need. MAF's commitment to overcoming barriers has made a significant impact in some of the most isolated, under-served places, facilitating aid, development, and sharing the message of compassion and faith.
Nature Lodge Optics

Australia's leading Binocular and Eyewear Experts
Nowra Veterans Wellbeing Centre (RSL Lifecare Veterans Services)

RSL Lifecare Veteran Services is a not-for-profit, serving Australian veterans and their families for over 110 years. The Nowra Veterans Wellbeing Centre provides veterans and their families with a variety of wellbeing services, DVA claims and advocacy support, events and social connection opportunities. In 2023, we had over 2,900 veterans or visitors check in to our centres, taking part in more than 160 events with over 6,500 attendees, including celebrations, social gatherings, fitness sessions, art classes, and more!

Orbx is an Australian-owned company that has been at the forefront of flight simulation since 2006. Our products recreate real-life scenery with the highest fidelity across various simulation platforms and game engines, maximising performance, and usability, ensuring a truly immersive experience. We also offer custom solutions creating highly detailed digital renditions of physical environments and assets, including entire regions, cities, aircraft, and landmarks. Visit and for more information.
Plan Safe Pty Ltd

Trusted consultancy services delivering end-to-end safety systems design, management and implementation for infrastructure and aviation projects. We are experts in system safety assurance, human factors, risk mitigation, training, stakeholder management and workshop facilitation in complex, high-risk environments.
Qantas Airways Ltd

About the Qantas Group

Founded in the Queensland outback in 1920, Qantas has grown to be Australia’s largest regional, domestic and international airline.

Qantas has a range of subsidiary businesses that all, in one form or another, support the overall operations of the Group. The Qantas Group’s main business is the transportation of customers and freight using two complementary airline brands — Qantas and Jetstar — operating regional, domestic and international services.

This involves a range of operational functions, including Pilots and Cabin Crew, Operations Planning, Aircraft Engineering and Maintenance, Freight and Airports Customer Services, and other corporate and support services including Safety, Workforce Planning, Finance, IT, HR, Marketing, Sustainability, Communications and a range of businesses that make up Qantas Loyalty.
QinetiQ Air Affairs

As a defence and security company, QinetiQ provides complex, world-leading and independent capabilities to the Australian defence and security market. In Australia, we lead global technological and scientific advancements through collaboration with industry and governments, solving complex problems at pace to deliver operational advantage and mission-critical capability to end-users. QinetiQ Air Affairs combines QinetiQ’s global threat representation and T&E expertise with Air Affairs’ threat representation and mission rehearsal capabilities to create a market leader in threat representation, test and evaluation (T&E), and training in Australia. Through close collaboration with our customers, we’re delivering unrivalled threat representation, T&E, engineering, and manufacturing capabilities to secure Australia’s vital interests in the Asia-Pacific region.
Recreational Aviation Australia

Recreational Aviation Australia inspires and connects more than 9,000 passionate aviators across Australia. Recreational Aviation Australia remains the simplest and most affordable pathway to becoming a pilot. As the largest non-profit aviation organisation in the country, flying more than 3,200 registered light aircraft, you can learn to fly at over 160 flight schools nationwide. Australia is blessed with thousands of regional airports dotted right across this great wide land just waiting for you to explore. For more information jump online and search Recreational Aviation Australia today!
RSL Art Union

RSL Queensland provides practical support, assistance, advice and camaraderie to current and former Australian Defence Forces members and families across Queensland and nationally. Our mission is to provide care, commemoration and camaraderie to enable veterans and families to live with dignity and respect - it is our guiding light and underpins all we do.
Royal Aero Club of NSW

From Pioneers to Leaders, where dreams take flight: Over 100 years ago, the Royal Aero Club of NSW was founded by the courageous aviators of the Australian Flying Corps upon their return from the Great War. Today, we operate from Camden Airport and are uniquely positioned as the Southern Hemisphere’s largest volunteer run flying school with a focus on up-skilling young people for future careers in aviation.
Shannons Insurance

Enthusiast Car Insurance - From vintage and veteran to classics, hot rods, modified and contemporary cars. No one knows your passion like Shannons.
Superior Aviation Pty Ltd

Superior Aviation is a General Aviation Parts distributor, offering a broad range of aircraft parts, with special focus on Piston Engines. Supporting the entire GA market in Australia and New Zealand. We value customer service above all else. Whether you need engines, gaskets, engine accessories, hoses, tires & tubes, airframe panels & windows, controls & cables, tools & supplies, headsets & accessories, electrical & electronics. We are fully capable and willing to meet all your needs and requirements.

As one of the leading providers of education and training in Australia, TAFE NSW has industry qualified and experienced teachers bringing up-to-date, real-world skills directly to the classroom.

Our courses and degrees can change lives and open opportunities through learning.

Need more reasons to choose TAFE NSW?

Costruzioni Aeronautiche TECNAM S.p.A., commonly known as simply Tecnam, is an Italian aircraft manufacturer who has been creating beautiful aircraft since 1948. Tecnam operates two production facilities in Italy with sales and delivery facilities in Sebring, Florida and Brisbane, Queensland. We have a lot more dreams and goals. We want to find new ways to unleash our potential and soar higher. Over 7,500 Tecnam aircraft operate around the world today, Tecnam customers are supported by a global network of over 65 dealers and more than 125 Tecnam Service Centres.
UNSW Aviation

With over 25 years of experience, UNSW Aviation’s programs are designed in partnership with industry to prepare you for a rewarding career in both technical and management roles. Gaining a globally recognised degree from the highest ranked university with a standalone school of aviation offering education, flight training and research, distinguishes you as a graduate. It will also give you the critical and transferrable knowledge and skills to lead and shape the industry to a sustainable future.
UNSW Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

The UNSW School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering is a hub of human ingenuity. Transforming theoretical designs beyond working prototypes, students and staff are immersed in a world full of innovation and collaboration. Here we use advanced materials to manufacture structures and devices for smart machines; develop state of the art aerospace systems and robots that explore the oceans; design systems to sustainably generate and efficiently store energy; engineer systems to operate with minimal noise and vibration; and work alongside surgeons to optimise life-saving medical devices.
Workplace Learning

Workplace Learning supports young people to make the transition from school to further education and training and/or work. Workplace Learning (WL) provides services and programs that increase young people’s knowledge and capability to make informed decisions regarding their further education, training and employment. WL supports young people to develop their employability skills through coordination, advice and mentoring, giving young people the best possible chance of success. This includes identifying existing skills and career interests, as well as any barriers to engaging in education, training or employment. WL is a Not-for-Profit (NFP) locally based organisation servicing the Illawarra, Southern Highlands, Shoalhaven, the South Coast and Far South Coast with offices in Albion Park and Nowra.