Colorado Tribute to Aviation News

Care Flight Helicopter is Back!

Care Flight Helicopter is Back!

The Care Flight helicopter will be back at Tribute to Aviation this year, don't forget to stop by and find out about all the amazing work they do by saving lives.

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Montrose Press – Amped for Aviation

Montrose Press – Amped for Aviation

Five years ago, Montrose Regional Airport launched its idea — a late-summer public event to showcase aviation in a family-friendly setting, with an everyone-friendly admission cost of $0. The annual Tribute to Aviation will mark a half-decade when it returns to the...

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Air Force Special Operations

Air Force Special Operations

Think you have what it takes to make it in Air Force Special Operations? Come by the Air Commando Experience and put your skills to the test at Tribute to Aviation on September 14th and 15th .

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Colorado State Patrol

Colorado State Patrol

The Colorado State Patrol will be joining us for Tribute this year. You will be able to view their Cessna 182. There will also be motor officers, pilots, patrol vehicles and a rollover simulator. If you are interested in joining the Colorado State Patrol there will be...

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The Buttered Biscuit is Coming!

The Buttered Biscuit is Coming!

Breakfast is served! The Buttered Biscuit will be here all day Saturday September 14th serving delicious breakfast items from their food truck. We have some great food options this year. See you at Tribute to Aviation!!

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US Air Force Glider & Simulator

US Air Force Glider & Simulator

Great news the U.S. Air Force Academy will be back at Tribute to Aviation with their glider and simulator. It's a great opportunity to talk with their participants about the opportunities available at the Academy.

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B-17G Sentimental Journey is Coming to Tribute!

B-17G Sentimental Journey is Coming to Tribute!

Come see 1 of only 8 B-17 Bombers left in the world that is still flying out of 13,000 produced between 1936 and 1945. The B-17's were used for short and long range missions and was named the "Flying Fortress" due to its ability to suffer extensive battle damage and...

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B-52 Departure

B-52 Departure

The B-52 is scheduled to depart Monday between 11-12 but please note that this is subject to change

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Tribute to Aviation Arrival

Tribute to Aviation Arrival

You asked, so here is the arrival schedule today for #TributetoAviation. Please note that this schedule is subject to change and all times are approximate. 12pm - 1pm: A-10 Warthog, EA18G (2), C-130, SNB-5 1pm - 2pm: T-6, E-2C, C-17, T-44, KC135 2pm - 3pm: CH47,UH-60,...

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B-52 Arrival Information

B-52 Arrival Information

Who is excited to see the B-52 Stratofortress arrive at MTJ? We expect the B-52 to arrive Thursday 9/13 between 3-4pm. Though conditions can change, right now we expect the B-52 to approach from the North. If you park along County Road (pictured on map), you'll have...

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Tribute to Aviation Parking Guide

Tribute to Aviation Parking Guide

This year at Tribute to Aviation, we are offering more parking options to accommodate all visitors to Tribute to Aviation. Paid Parking Because airline service will still be active over the Tribute to Aviation weekend, paid parking is available outside the main...

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Fourth Annual Tribute to Aviation: Salute to Women in Aviation

Fourth Annual Tribute to Aviation: Salute to Women in Aviation

NEWS RELEASE FROM MONTROSE COUNTY --- Montrose, COLO.--The B-52 Stratofortress and its 185 feet of wing span glory will descend on the Montrose Regional Airport Thursday to officially kick off the Fourth Annual Tribute to Aviation weekend celebrated on September 15th...

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National Weather Service

National Weather Service

The National Weather Service during Tribute to Aviation. They will have an interactive booth that you won't want to miss!  You can visit the NWS online at weather.gov/gjt and their facebook page here.

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