Colorado Tribute to Aviation News

B-52 Crew Visit Northside Elementary School

B-52 Crew Visit Northside Elementary School

Pilots and Crew of the B-52 Stratofortress visited Northside Elementary School to talk about the B-52, who does what on the aircraft, Tribute to Aviation, and careers in the military. Thanks to the amazing B-52 crew for taking the time to make this happen!  ...

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2021 Tribute to Aviation planned for Saturday and Sunday

2021 Tribute to Aviation planned for Saturday and Sunday

From the Montrose Press September 17th, 2021 Original news here: https://www.montrosepress.com/news/2021-tribute-to-aviation-planned-for-saturday-and-sunday/article_f226daf2-176e-11ec-848e-4b7f4e298740.html The much-anticipated Tribute to Aviation, the signature event...

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Tentative Arrival Time 9/17/21

Tentative Arrival Time 9/17/21

Here is a *tentative* arrival schedule for today 9/17/21. There are many constantly changing variables that go into each aircraft's arrival time, and so these times are just best estimates. Be sure to keep your eyes to the skies today, especially this afternoon!...

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Celebrating Six Years of the Tribute to Aviation

Celebrating Six Years of the Tribute to Aviation

Montrose, COLO.—The much-anticipated Tribute to Aviation, the signature event hosted by Montrose Regional Airport, kicks-off this Saturday with a static display that promises to entertain and inspire. The featured aircraft this year is the crowd-favorite B-52 Boeing...

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Are Masks Required at Tribute to Aviation?

Are Masks Required at Tribute to Aviation?

Tribute to Aviation is outdoors, and so masks are not required. However,  some of the military aircraft may require them if you plan on touring their aircraft.  We will have masks and hand sanitizer available at the entrance to the event at no charge.

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B-52 Stratofortress Supports CO Tribute to Aviation

B-52 Stratofortress Supports CO Tribute to Aviation

It’s official! We are incredibly proud and excited to announce that a B-52 Stratofortress will be supporting Colorado Tribute to Aviation this year. The B-52 is an American long-range, subsonic, jet-powered strategic bomber and has been in operation since the 1950’s....

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US Army Golden Knights

US Army Golden Knights

We are so excited to welcome the United States Army Parachute Team to Colorado Tribute to Aviation. The team will be jumping on Saturday and Sunday during Tribute to Aviation. We will update the schedule as we have more details. The US Army Parachute Team have been...

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Welcome KC-46!

Welcome KC-46!

For the first time, a KC-46 will be supporting 2021 Colorado Tribute to Aviation. The Boeing KC-46 Pegasus is an American military aerial refueling and strategic military transport aircraft developed by Boeing from its 767 jet airliner. In February 2011, the tanker...

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A SOCATA TB-30 Epsilon is Attending Tribute

A SOCATA TB-30 Epsilon is Attending Tribute

The SOCATA TB-30 Epsilon is a French military trainer that served with the Armee de l’Air until 2019. It is powered by a Lycoming AEIO-540 producing 300HP and can fly in excess of 320MPH. This particular airplane was built in 1986 and served at the Ecole Pilotage...

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A T-6 is Coming!

A T-6 is Coming!

We are excited to welcome Bryan Anderson who is bringing his North American Aviation AT-6D.  She was originally built in 1944 as a Navy SNJ-5 and served the USN as a high performance trainer, preparing WWII era aviators to fly the more advanced fighters of the day...

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Welcome Grand Mesa Aviation

Welcome Grand Mesa Aviation

We are excited to welcome Grand Mesa Aviation to Tribute to Aviation this year! Come find out more from Jonathan Mast about flight lessons!

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E-2C Hawkeye is Coming!

E-2C Hawkeye is Coming!

We have a US Navy E-2C Hawkeye signed up to support Colorado Tribute to Aviation at Montrose Regional Airport on September 18 and 19. The primary role of the E-2C Hawkeye aircraft supplied by Northrop Grumman is as an all-weather airborne early-warning aircraft to the...

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Sonoran Beauty is Back!

Sonoran Beauty is Back!

The SNB-5 Sonoran Beauty will be back and Colorado Tribute to Aviation in 2021. They will also be offering rides!! The Beechcraft Model 18 was used in so many ways in civilian and military uses. as light transport, light bombers, aircrew trainers for bombing,...

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