Colorado Tribute to Aviation News

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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FEATURED Local soars high with Air Force, Navy

FEATURED Local soars high with Air Force, Navy

When a P8 Poseidon touches down at the upcoming Tribute to Aviation, it will hold special meaning for two Cedaredge veterans, as well as members of the Civil Air Patrol Montrose Squadron. The plane is the type Lt. JG Michael Barnosky is training to fly in the Navy,...

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Top Gun Instructor

Top Gun Instructor

At Tribute to Aviation come and meet international author Dave "Bio" Baranek a REAL-LIFE TOPGUN INSTRUCTOR AS HE FLIES F-14 TOMCATS AND HELPED TOM CRUISE MAKE THE BLOCKBUSTER MOVIE TOP GUN!!! Topgun Days not only explains what it’s like to be a Naval Flight Officer in...

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Take a Ride on the SoNoran Beauty!

Take a Ride on the SoNoran Beauty!

The SNB-5 SoNoran Beauty will be back at Tribute to Aviation this year. If you would like to book a flight in this historic piece of flying history the cost is as follows: Co Pilot Seat $200 VIP seats $99 If you would like to book all 5 seats $550. What a great way to...

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On the Fly Aviation Attending Tribute to Aviation

On the Fly Aviation Attending Tribute to Aviation

Tanith Martinez of On the Fly Aviation will be representing Women in Aviation this year at Tribute! We are so happy to have her at our event!  Check out her website here: https://www.onthefly-aviation.com/

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Learn about Air Force ROTC at Tribute

Learn about Air Force ROTC at Tribute

We are excited to welcome Jessica M. Woolstenhulme, 2d Lt, USAF to Tribute to Aviation 2018. She will be on hand to provide information about Air Force ROTC High school Scholarship Program (HSSP). Stop by her booth and learn more!

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Precision Exotics is Back!

Precision Exotics is Back!

Get ready to drive!! Precision Exotics will be back at Tribute to Aviation this year with their newly painted Lamborghini and Ferrari. Look around town Friday September 14th and you may spot them. Don't miss out on an opportunity to drive one of these super cars here...

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F-7F Wildcat

F-7F Wildcat

Don't miss an opportunity to see one of the rarest flying aircraft in the world today. There are only 5 flying examples of the F-7F Wildcat Aircraft still flying. The Wildcat will be on static display Saturday and Sunday. The Grumman F7F Tigercat is a heavy fighter...

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B-25 Mitchell Bomber

B-25 Mitchell Bomber

The B-25 Mitchell Bomber is coming! Named for General Billy Mitchell (the father of the U.S. Air Force), the B-25 entered service on the first day of the war and served until well after. Around 10,000 were built in several configurations. Early on, their strafing...

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