Colorado Tribute to Aviation News
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...
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,...
MH-60 is Back!
The US Navy MH-60S will be returning to Colorado Tribute to Aviation this year. The MH-60S Seahawk missions are Anti-Surface Warfare, combat support, humanitarian disaster relief, Combat Search and Rescue, aero medical evacuation, SPECWAR and organic Airborne Mine...
The C-17 Globemaster is Coming!
The C-17 Globemaster is the most flexible cargo aircraft to enter the airlift force. The C-17 is capable of rapid strategic delivery of troops and all types of cargo to main operating bases or directly to forward bases in the deployment area.
US Navy P-8 Poseidon
Great news!! The US Navy P-8 Poseidon will be supporting Colorado Tribute to Aviation this year. The P-8 operates in the anti-submarine warfare (ASW), anti-surface warfare (ASUW), and shipping interdiction roles. It is armed with torpedoes, Harpoon anti-ship...
TBM Avenger Returns!
Back this year the much loved TBM Avenger!! Don't miss out on the chance to view this amazing piece of history at Colorado Tribute to Aviation 2021 at Montrose Regional Airport. The TBM Avenger was the best carrier torpedo bomber in World War II and was first used at...
Colorado Tribute to Aviation is Back
Join us September 18th & 19th, 2021 at Montrose Regional Airport! Check the Aircraft page often for an updated list of aircraft!
COVID-19 Forces the Cancellation of Colorado Tribute to Aviation 2020 at Montrose Regional Airport
Airport Director, Lloyd Arnold and Montrose County Commissioners have made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s Colorado Tribute to Aviation scheduled for September 19 and 20, at the Montrose Regional Airport. This action is necessary in order to protect the...
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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.
Celebrating 5 Years of Tribute to Aviation
Take the time to watch this video that looks back over the last four years of Tribute to 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...
Grand Junction National Weather Service Interactive Booth
If you would like to learn more about weather we will have meteorologists here in the terminal over Tribute to Aviation weekend from the Grand Junction National Weather Service. They will have some fun cool items at their booth.
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 .
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...
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!!
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.
DOSS Aviation is Back!
DOSS Aviation is back! To find out more about what they do, go here.