August 5, 2020

Bright Events, organisers of Wings Over Illawarra, are thrilled to announce Touchdown Helicopters as a new sponsor for the 2020 event, set to be held at Shellharbour Airport on the weekend of 7 & 8 November.

Touchdown Helicopters has come on board as a Gold Sponsor and you can find them located near the carnival section of the airport providing joy flights for only $80 per person across the entire weekend.

Organiser Mark Bright said, “Touchdown Helicopters have always been a strong supporter of Wings Over Illawarra since its inception and we are delighted to welcome them on as one of our Gold Sponsors.”

 Touchdown Helicopters General Manager, Rochelle Tonkin said, “Touchdown has worked closely with the wings over Illawarra crew for some years now and we are very excited to be onboard this year as a Gold Sponsor, here’s to another great airshow.”

The health and safety of our patrons and staff continue to be the event’s top priority with a COVID-19 Safety plan now in development.

About Touchdown Helicopters

Touchdown Helicopters has been operating since 2006 starting out with a single Bell 206, they now operate a fleet which includes 3 x R44, 1 x EC120, 2 x AS350 and 1 x Bell UH-1H and continue to expand. Their services include: Winery and Waterfall tours, scenic flights wherever you want to go, teach you how to fly – privately and commercially, instructor ratings, night ratings and aircraft endorsements, fighting fires for months on end every season, and it doesn’t stop there; head to to learn more or book today.

About Bright Events

Bright Events is a Shellharbour Airport NSW based company that runs the annual airshow of Wings Over Illawarra. Since 2014, Bright Events has continued to grow the event, cementing itself as Australia’s premier annual airshow. For more information on all the exciting attractions for this year’s event, head to