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Aviation Expo Exhibitors


Gold Exhibitors


Qantas will be exhibiting at the Aviation Expo, and will also be participating in the Aerospace Apprentice Demonstration Zone, the Discussion Forum and the Static Aircraft Display.

The Qantas Group is a diverse global aviation business, comprising Qantas Domestic, Qantas International, the Jetstar low-cost carrier group and Qantas Loyalty, as well as subsidiary airlines QantasLink, Jetconnect, Express Freighters and Network Aviation. In total, the Qantas Group operates more than 7,300 flights each week with a fleet of more than 300 aircraft, including the acclaimed Qantas Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. The Qantas Group carries over 50 million passengers each year and employs around 30,000 people.


World-class teaching, strong industry connections and hands on projects ensure that your degree from QUT will be the right start for your career in the aviation industry. QUT is a major player in national avionics research and has strong partnerships with government and industry. Electrical and Aerospace engineers who graduate from QUT pursue careers with aerospace companies such as Boeing, Airbus, Australian Aerospace and Raytheon; aircraft maintenance and aeronautical consulting services; as well as in electronics, communications, process control, instrument manufacture and automotive equipment. Learn from the best for a future amongst the best – study Engineering at QUT.

The aviation industry is in an expansion phase, with airlines and other aviation related businesses growing, the requirement for skilled aviation professionals both in the air and on the ground will continue to increase. Much of the rapid growth is in specific areas of the world including Asia and the Middle East; and graduates should consider seeking jobs in the International market to take full advantage of the growth in these areas. Become more with USQ and take advantage of superior industry experience, with highly trained staff including current and recent Airline, Australian Defence Force and Instructor Pilots and managers.


Basair Aviation College specializes in students who want a career in aviation.  We have hundreds of alumni in airlines around the world, who have benefited from our professional and high-quality training.  The College offers Integrated training for Commercial Pilot Licence, Multi Engine Command Instrument Rating, Instructor Rating, Airline Transport Pilot Licences and Multi-Crew Cooperation Courses. We host Career Seminars on-site every month and offer Trial Introductory Flights to students who want to get an insight to Flight Training with us.

Griffith Aviation has been providing university qualifications to the aviation industry for over 25 years and now has over 650 students each year across pilot training and aviation management programs. The aviation industry is growing at a rapid rate, especially in the Asia-Pacific region, and so requires significant numbers of highly educated new staff. Griffith Aviation is at the leading edge of providing the education, training and research needed to maintain the safety and sustainability of the aviation industry into the future. We have a vibrant student community, highly qualified staff, and an impressive Industry Advisory Board with representatives including Qantas, Virgin Australia and Queensland Airports Limited.

Silver Exhibitors

Virgin Australia will be exhibiting at the Aviation Expo, and will also be participating in the Aerospace Apprentice Demonstration Zone

Conveniently located at the Gold Coast Airport, Air Gold Coast is the longest operating General Aviation business at the airport providing quality Flight Training, Jet Charter and Aircraft Maintenance.

Air Gold Coast is a Registered Training Organisation with CRICOS approval to train international students. The brand new world class training facility together with professional Flight Instructors and staff provide an exciting opportunity to train for your Private or Commercial Pilot Licence.

Flight Training Adelaide (FTA) is the flight training provider for a number of domestic and international airlines including but not limited to Virgin Australia, the Qantas group, Cobham Aviation, Cathay Pacific, Cathay Dragon, China Airlines, Cebu Pacific and Indigo.

Funding arrangements are available towards a wide range of fixed wing and helicopter qualifications.

All training, accommodation and recreational facilities are located within a secure airport environment. FTA has a fleet of approximately 50 aircraft supported by 9 simulators and procedure including B737, ATR and an A320 simulator.

Study aviation at TAFE Queensland. TAFE Queensland has joined forces with leading aviation training providers including Aviation Australia, Townsville Flight Training, Townsville
Helicopters and Airwork Helicopters to offer industry-standard aviation courses. With our range of courses, you could become a pilot, flight attendant, aircraft maintenance engineer or remote pilot. Our courses will provide you with the high-level skills you need to apply for industry licences including Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL), CASA Remote Pilot Licence (RePL), as well as a range of Aircraft Maintenance Engineer licences. As a qualified aviation professional, you’ll unlock an exciting career in an industry with strong demand.

Take your career to new heights with CQUniversity Australia’s range of practical and innovative aviation courses. Our suite of aviation courses combines academic and aeronautical knowledge with the necessary flight training required for you to apply for various licences and ratings. Additionally, our aviation courses provide you with an affordable option to become a pilot and have a rewarding career in the aviation industry.

CQUniversity has one of the largest footprints of any university in Australia and is regarded as one of the nation’s most inclusive and engaged universities.

Australian Aviation is the leading aviation publication in Australia. For over 40 years, we have been providing analysis and background, news and information for an audience of industry and military leaders, professional and recreational pilots, engineers, aviation professionals and aviation enthusiasts.

Australian Aviation has a readership of over 25,000 across print and digital media. In addition, is Australia’s most popular online source of aviation news and information, attracting 180,000 visitors each month. We also have a very active social community with over 60,000 Facebook followers.

CASA provides a world class safety regulatory environment for civil air operations in Australia and the operation of Australian aircraft overseas. CASA’s challenge is to enhance and promote aviation safety through effective safety regulation and by encouraging industry to deliver high standards of safety.

As part of this function CASA provides comprehensive safety education and training programs, cooperates with other government agencies and the industry, and administers certain features of Part IVA of the Civil Aviation (Carriers’ Liability) Act 1959.

Śląski Klaster Lotniczy – the Silesian Aviation Cluster – was founded by representatives of the aviation industry to strengthen cooperation between businesses, create optimum conditions for continuous transfer of knowledge and innovative solutions between the Cluster members not only from the aviation sector but also from other branches of science and industry. The result is increased competitiveness and development of aviation in Poland.

Currently, the Cluster is composed of several dozen entities, including universities and business environment institutions. Silesian Aviation Cluster is a one of Key National Clusters in Poland –
is coordinated by Federacja Firm Lotniczych BILESKO.

Mach 5

MACH 5 is an exciting aviation merchandising company in Brisbane. They will exhibit a fantastic range of merchandise for the enthusiast and aviation lovers alike.

Blessed with a talented in-house artist, they have a collection of designs featuring vintage aircraft logo’s, military, and fun aviation themes. Do you love collecting tee-shirts, caps, mugs, stickers and more? Don’t miss visiting their stand and check out the gift packs available too.

MACH 5 can produce customised merchandise for your business or club, ask them how at the Expo. Visit their showroom at Hangar 5 Qantas Avenue Archerfield Airport call 07 32729267.

Strike Aviation Training is located at Caboolture airfield north of Brisbane in the vicinity of Bribie Island and the Glass House Mountains.

They offer initial flight training on RAAus aircraft and further advanced general aviation (GA) training on the Decathlon and Scout.

Their instructors are Commercial Pilots holding CASA licences.  Training is available part-time or full-time.  Strike Aviation Training offers safe, affordable and fun training on a range of aircraft.

Bronze Exhibitors

Airways Aviation is a world leader in flight training, with Pilot Training Academies in key locations across Europe and Australia, Airways Aviation has more than 30 years of world-class flight training experience to meet the rapid growth in demand for commercial pilots globally. We have two locations within Australia, both based at operational airports on the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast.

We provide aspiring pilots with European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) or Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) approved training pathways, from private pilot through to commercial pilot licence options.

GoFly Aviation has just released its training website for aspiring pilots, GoFly Online, where you will find a mix of subscription and free video lessons covering ab initio, cross country, passenger endorsement, Instructor Rating lessons as well as tips for flying, blogs, a reality show, careers advice, student resources and interviews with airline pilots.

Flight Options has state of the art facilities on Sunshine Coast Airport to cater for ab-initio training, through to advanced training in our Level D full motion simulator. The Pilot Academy offers Recreational, Private and Commercial Pilot Licence, along with Flight Instructor Rating and Instrument Ratings. Our instructors are highly qualified and friendly and utilise modern aircraft. The Academy also offers cadet programs which combine flight training with real life mentorship to produce pilots who may secure employment on completion. The Advanced Flight Training Facility offers ATPL and MCC training courses, as well as Citation Mustang and King Air 350i rating and recurrent training.

Whether you want to take to the sky or keep control on the ground – your future career will land safely with a Swinburne Aviation degree. Our courses are balanced between hands-on experience and theory – covering study areas from aerodynamics to aviation business strategy. Plus we have strong ties to the Aviation industry and our Bachelor of Aviation will have you taking to the skies by Week 1. Come and talk to us about your future (flight) path.

LifeFlight is one of Australia’s largest aeromedical charities providing rapid response medical care to thousands of people each year. We integrate our own critical care doctors, paramedics and nurses with helicopters and Air Ambulance jets to provide the finest care to seriously sick and injured patients across Australia and around the globe. 

Flight Experience are the world leader in flight simulation entertainment. Their simulators are built to an extremely high standard using the latest technology in both hardware and software and in fact are used by flight schools, universities and airlines for actual pilot training. They are approved by many aviation regulatory authorities around the world.

Flight Experience is approved as a Boeing ‘Officially Licensed Product’ and we have flown over 150,000 satisfied clients. We offer a professional service combined with an exciting experience that is not easily forgotten.

The Aerospace Gateway to Industry Schools program was established to support the growth and development of an effective workforce for the aviation industry sector. This program provides opportunities for young people to undertake structured workplace learning, school-based apprenticeships and traineeships, full-time employment and further study through industry-school partnerships and has proven essential in meeting the Queensland Government’s aim of transitioning young people from school to work while completing school and gaining formal qualifications.

The program currently involves a total of 19 Queensland secondary schools (government and non-government) throughout Queensland studying Aerospace studies. There are over 30 industry partners and supporters engaged, including, local aerospace entities, training institutions and universities. These partners all contribute to creating pathways for students into Queensland’s aerospace industry.

As the world’s only professional body dedicated to the aerospace community, the Royal Aeronautical Society exists to further the advancement of aeronautical art, science and engineering around the world.

Established in 1866, the Society has been at the forefront of developments in aerospace, seeking to promote the highest professional standards and provide a central forum for sharing knowledge.

As a member of the Royal Aeronautical Society, you will get access to a whole host of benefits including networking, discounted rates to Conferences and Events, access to resources and much, much more.

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The Queensland Police Service will have an exhibit at the Aviation Expo.

The RAAA will have an exhibit at the Aviation Expo and will also be participating in the Discussion Forum.

Brisbane Airport will be exhibiting at the Aviation Expo.

This event would not be possible without their support.

Remote Aviation Australia will be exhibiting at the Aviation Expo, and will join Aviation Australia for a seminar on remote pilot training.


TECNAM PTY LTD is a fully owned subsidiary of Costruzioni Aeronautiche Tecnam SPA

C A Tecnam produce aircraft ranging from a two-seat UL or LSA popular for mustering in western Qld up through a variety of Light Sport Aircraft and CS-VLA/CS23 aircraft popular for training, to an 11-seat P2012 Traveller which is  the only new design piston twin of its size to be developed and certified in the last few decades.

Queensland Government Exhibitor

The Advance Queensland program aims to build on Queensland’s competitive strengths, diversify our economy and create the knowledge-based jobs of the future. Advance Queensland is driving innovation-led economic growth through increased collaboration between government, industry and research organisations.

Aerospace is one of the Queensland Government’s priority sectors and an industry that has global growth potential,  and offers an opportunity as a major contributor to jobs and the economy. Whether it’s in the defence or civilian sector, the capabilities of Queensland businesses are defining and redefining what excellence in aerospace means for Australia.