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7 & 8 November, 2020



Wednesday, 18 March 2020

Wings Over Illawarra 2020 New Dates Announced

After consultation with our stakeholders, we are now in a position to release new dates for Wings Over Illawarra 2020

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Monday, 16 March 2020

Wings Over Illawarra 2020 Postponed

In the interests of Public Health and the directive of the Federal Government Wings Over Illawarra 2020 is being postponed.

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Thursday, 5 March 2020

Corsair to appear at Wings Over Illawarra 2020

Wings Over Illawarra is excited to announce that Graham Hosking’s F4U-5N Corsair is to star in the line-up at Wings Over Illawarra 2020 on the 2nd and 3rd May 2020

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Friday, 31 January 2020

Exciting announcements!

Wings Over Illawarra 2020 will have three exciting new features at the event.

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Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Focke-Wulf Vs Wings Over Illawarra!

Australia’s only Fw 190 has had a tumultuous relationship with Wings Over Illawarra. We have tried several times to make the Focke-Wulf 190 as a feature of Wings Over Illawarra, but luck just has not been on our side!

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Friday, 13 September 2019

I’m not an aviation Fan!  WHAT THE?

I was chatting on the phone recently to a woman who was purchasing gold pass tickets for herself and her husband for the 2020 show. She described to me how much she enjoyed the 2019 show being a gold pass holder and I thought it would be great to share her story.

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Tuesday, 3 September 2019

Historical Aircraft Restoration Society and Wings Over Illawarra

At Wings Over Illawarra 2019 we featured two of the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society’s (HARS) aircraft in the flying display, the DHC4 Caribou and the Douglas C-47, with the vast array of their other aircraft open to the public to inspect.

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Wednesday, 28 August 2019

Dad Jokes are the BEST!!

Reward Dad for his great sense of humour this Fathers Day with Tickets to Wings Over Illawarra 2020

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Wednesday, 12 June 2019

Wings Over Illawarra 2020

Wings Over Illawarra will return in 2020

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Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Enjoy the largest carnival on the South Coast on Bright Events and McDonald’s Illawarra!

Woo hoo! This is looking like serious fun!

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Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Don’t forget to grab your Wings Over Illawarra special meal deal offer from participating McDonalds

McDonalds Illawarra have been one of our long-term partners for many years and through their partnership they provide all the little kids rides. This year McDonalds Illawarra are going the extra mile and running a Wings over Illawarra special meal deal.

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Monday, 15 April 2019

BMW Dealerships join the Wings Over Illawarra sponsor line up!

We are excited to announce that two local BMW dealerships have signed up as Gold Pass Sponsors for Wings Over Illawarra 2019!

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Thursday, 11 April 2019

Liberty Recycling Partners with Wings Over Illawarra

Locally based recycling business Liberty Recycling are leading Australia to a more sustainable future!

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Wednesday, 10 April 2019

Harrigan Isuzu Bring Team D-Max To Wings over Illawarra

Take a ride over the world's steepest 4WD ramp, the Iron Summit, with Team D-Max courtesy of Harrigan Isuzu!!

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Wednesday, 10 April 2019

Warrigal Lounge and Veterans’ Retreat to offer R&R to elderly at Wings Over Illawarra

Tired feet? Need a seat and a bit of shade? This year Wings Over Illawarra will offer our respected veterans and our elderly community members the ideal spot to take a break, courtesy of Warrigal & Bright Events.

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Tuesday, 2 April 2019

Wings Over Illawarra 2019 Is Ready For Take Off!

Officially ready to take off in 4 weeks! Bright events launches Wings over Illawarra 2019

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Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Viva Energy once again fuels Wings Over Illawarra

Bright Events are once again thrilled to announce that Viva Energy Australia are partnering with Wings Over Illawarra – The Sydney Airshow.

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Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Australia’s Red Bull Air Race Pilot To ‘Pull Gs’ At Wings Over Illawarra

Australia’s favourite Air Race pilot and former RAAF Fighter Combat instructor Matt Hall, will be one of the star attractions at this year’s Wings Over Illawarra Airshow at Illawarra Regional Airport on May 4th & 5th.

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Thursday, 7 February 2019

Australia’s largest flying school set to see their brand ‘Soar’ at Wings over Illawarra 2019

Soar Aviation sign up as a partner of Wings over Illawarra

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Thursday, 7 February 2019

Mcdonald Jones Homes South Coast onboard as event supporters for Wings over Illawarra 2019

Thanks for supporting us MJH!

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Thursday, 7 February 2019

Wings over Illawarra welcomes Warrigal as a supporting partner for 2019

Local Illawarra aged care provider Warrigal join Wings over Illawarra in partnership

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Friday, 23 November 2018

Survey Results - Wings Over Illawarra 2018

We would like to send out a big thank you to those of you that took the time to complete the post event survey following Wings Over Illawarra 2018, your feedback, both positive and negative is invaluable to us in.

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Tuesday, 20 November 2018

The best value Christmas gift in town!

Wings Over Illawarra tickets are now even more value for money! Featuring not only Australia’s best air display, entry tickets now include unlimited carnival rides, freestyle motocross displays and entry to all the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society aircraft that are open for inspection. Making tickets to the 2019 Wings Over Illawarra the best value gift for Christmas in town.

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Monday, 5 November 2018


Mobility equipment now available for hire at Wings Over Illawarra 2019!

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Monday, 29 October 2018

Access to HARS Museum aircraft, NOW INCLUDED IN TICKET PRICE!

Entry to all the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (HARS Aviation Museum) aircraft that are open for inspection at the 2019 Wings Over Illawarra Air Show, are included in your ticket price! Yes, that is correct – All included!

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Thursday, 25 October 2018

Spitfire Pre-Release Screening

Wings Over Illawarra in association with Australian Aviation proudly present a pre-release screening of this epic movie on Remembrance Day, 11th November 2018 at the Gala Cinema Warrawong NSW 2502.

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Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Focke Wulf Back in the Air!

We are pleased to say that the Wulf is now back in the air again after this long and difficult worldwide search for parts, knowledge and experience.

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Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Volunteer Applications are Now Open for 2019

Wings Over Illawarra Air Show will be recruiting volunteers for a number of positions for our 2019 event. This will be your chance to help make something amazing happen!

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Monday, 30 April 2018

Wings Over Illawarra 2018 Streams into China

Wings Over Illawarra is pleased to welcome China's Xinhua News Agency to this year's event

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Monday, 19 March 2018

Wings Over Illawarra partners with local companies to provide streaming media coverage

Bright Events Pty Ltd have entered into a partnership with local Wollongong companies, PipeWolf Media & Fusion Broadband which will see the 2018 Wings Over Illawarra Airshow live streamed across multiple media platforms

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Friday, 16 March 2018

Wings Over Illawarra welcomes Tony Moclair to the 2018 airshow commentary team

Bright Events, producers of Wings Over Illawarra, Australia’s largest annual air show, are thrilled to welcome long time aviation journalist and national radio personality Tony Moclair to this year’s commentary team.

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Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Australian Defence Force at Wings Over Illawarra 2018

While we are still waiting on confirmation of some of the civilian aircraft for Wings Over Illawarra 2018, we can now confirm the majority of Australian Defence Force assets scheduled to attend (subject to serviceability and operational requirements). 5th and 6th May 2018

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Wednesday, 3 January 2018

New to Wings Over Illawarra in 2018

2018 will see the introduction of a huge family carnival and freestyle motocross displays to Wings Over Illawarra... All included in the entry ticket price!!

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Friday, 31 March 2017

Wings Over Illawarra Announces Partnership With Aviation Spotters Online

Bright Events Pty Ltd, the organisers of Wings Over Illawarra, has announced it has entered into a long term partnership with Aviation Spotters Online, the industry leader in aviation imagery, as the official provider of imagery for Wings Over Illawarra. The 2017 event will be held over the weekend of 6th and 7th May, 2017.

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Friday, 24 February 2017

Australia’s top race pilot to thrill fans at Wings Over Illawarra

Australia’s favourite race pilot, Matt Hall, will be one of the star attractions at this year’s Wings Over Illawarra Airshow at Illawarra Regional Airport on May 6-7.

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Wednesday, 7 December 2016


Once again the NSW Government has announced its support of Wings Over Illawarra as the largest AIR Show in NSW

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Thursday, 11 February 2016

WWII Focke-Wulf at Wings Over Illawarra 2016

Australia’s only Fw-190 will be one of the star attractions in the 2016 flying display. The aircraft, owned by Raptor Aviation, arrived in Albury, NSW in July 2015 and Wings Over Illawarra will be the first opportunity for members of the public to get up close to this magnificent aircraft.

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Thursday, 11 February 2016

Wolf Pitts Pro Confirmed for 2016

Paul Bennet and His Wolf Pitts Pro has been confirmed for Wings Over Illawarra Air Show 2016!

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Thursday, 11 February 2016

Jeff Trappett’s CAC CA 18 Mustang Mk 21 Confirmed!

Once again Jeff will be WOWing the crowd in his beautifully restored Mustang!

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Saturday, 5 December 2015

Sabre to Soar Over Illawarra in 2016

Once again Jeff Trappet will be here in the Illawarra showcasing his amazing Sabre

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Tuesday, 28 April 2015

2015 Parking Update

Last minute changes the to 2015 parking locations due to the record breaking rainfall over the last 2 weeks of April.

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Monday, 13 April 2015

Wings Over Illawarra 2015 taking off in partnership with Paul Bennet Airshows

2015 is shaping up as the best Wings Over Illawarra air show yet, thanks largely to a strategic partnership with Paul Bennet Airshows.

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Saturday, 6 December 2014

Wings Over Illawarra 2015 - Tickets Now On Sale

Tickets for Wings Over Illawarra 2015 are now on sale! The 2015 flying display is once again set to be one of the best that is available, and with two days of flying it gives more of an opportunity for everyone to enjoy this magnificent event.

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Saturday, 11 October 2014

Wings Over Illawarra Becomes Two Day Event in 2015

In an exciting development, the management of Wings Over Illawarra has announced that the 2015 event will be held over 2 days on the weekend of May 2nd and 3rd, 2015.

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Tuesday, 14 January 2014

Matt Hall to display at Wings Over Illawarra 2014

Once again Wings Over Illawarra in 2014, will be welcoming former RAAF fighter pilot, and Red Bull Air Race competitor Matt Hall!

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Monday, 13 January 2014

McDonalds onboard for Wings Over Illawarra 2014

McDonald's Australia is once again supporting Wings Over Illawarra in 2014 by sponsoring a number of great rides and entertainment for the kids, lots of give aways and a visit from Ronald McDonald himself!

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Wednesday, 8 January 2014

Planes, Trains, Automobiles and… Freestyle MX

2014 will be the first time Wings Over Illawarra feature the ShowTime FMX Team!

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