Pyrotechnic spectaculars for Weddings, Parties, Corporate Events, Funerals/Ashes to Heaven, Gender Reveals and Airshows

Pyrotechnic spectaculars for Weddings, Parties, Corporate Events, Funerals/Ashes to Heaven, Gender Reveals and Airshows

The Pilots of the Purple Twilight offer unique aerial pyrotechnic spectaculars for special events. Our highly experienced display pilots will tailor their displays to your event whether it is large or small. We can offer displays for weddings, parties and corporate events held at a wide variety of locations and if suitable can even land to meet and greet your guests.

Our aircraft have been specially modified for pyrotechnic displays and have been certified by the relevant aviation regulators. As part of the O’Brien’s Flying Circus team we are also members of the British Air Display Association.

Displays for Weddings and Special Events

Bring some Aerial Sparkle to your Special Day

From £4850 (+VAT)

Add a unique aerial spectacle to your special day with OTTO’s twilight pyrotechnic show. We can operate at a wide range of open spaces and can arrange all the necessary permissions from the Civil Aviation Authority. Displays start at £4850 + VAT and up depending on distance and options required! For more information please get in touch.

+44 (0) 7711 757500

A Wedding Display

About Us

The Pilots

Brendan O'Brien
Brendan O'Brien

Brendan O’Brien

Brendan’s ancestry in Ireland goes back to the seventeenth century with Huguenot immigration from France. Although his formative years were spent in London in a quiet family environment, everything changed dramatically when he was orphaned in his early teens and began a life of travel and adventure.

As a child he had been fascinated by birds and perhaps flying was in his blood from birth. Not surprising then that the world of aviation beckoned initially with ballooning and gliding before he was seduced by powered flight.

Now, more than forty years later Brendan has over fourteen thousand hours on over three hundred plus types of aircraft and holds a licence to fly every kind of flying machine.


Alex Garman
Alex Garman

Alex Garman

I am a CAA authorised display pilot with over 1000 flying hours in a variety of different flying machines. I hold licences for helicopters, fixed wing aeroplanes, and hot air balloons, with experience in many other forms of aviation including paragliders, autogyros and gliders.

I am also a flying instructor for fixed wing aircraft and microlights.

Currently, I am building my own single seat aircraft.

I am available for public and private shows providing both static and airborne displays tailored exclusively for you and your event making it a special and memorable occasion

The Aircraft

OTTO the Helicopter

OTTO the Helicopter - Image © Paul Johnson/Flightline UK

OTTO can bring any event to a close in spectacular style with his unique fireworks spectacular. All manner of pyrotechnic effects are fitted to OTTO who will fill the sky with light, colour and noise to ‘WOW’ the crowd.
Our latest exciting innovation is to fit the aircraft  with LASERS!

OTTO is a Schweizer 300C helicopter. With his fully articulated, three bladed rotor system OTTO is ideally suited for our sensational rotary displays.


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Where to see us in 2024


Where we have displayed

Useful Links & Credits

Contact the Team

Brendan O’Brien
+44 (0) 7711 757500

Alex Garman
+44 (0) 7816 039866

Tom Turner
+44 (0) 7888 667843

We are members of

British Air Display Association

European Airshow Council

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Photography: Paul Johnson/Flightline UK

Video: Adam Landau/This is Flight

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Flightline UK
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O'Brien's Flying Circus

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