In keeping with our history of showcasing our military forces, the Rocky Mountain Airshow is proud to announce it will be celebrating the 90th anniversary of Colorado National Guard aviation. The 120th Observation Squadron of the Colorado National Guard stood up in 1923. While we cannot release the extent of our celebration of this landmark occasion just yet…you know it will be BIG! The Rocky Mountain Airshow is proud to highlight and support all of our military services throughout our three day festival of aviation.
The Rocky Mountain Airshow features not only the best in astounding aerial performances, but everything from Hot Air Balloons to actual Rockets! Unique to our show, the Adventure Zone/Space Pavilion with aviation focused STEM programs returns, along with the 34th annual Rocky Mountain Regional Fly In. The Rocky Mountain BalloonFest in conjunction with the Air Show, brings Hot Air Balloons back to Denver with a Friday night glow and morning sunrise launches and a myriad of color to the skies. The Rocky Mountain Airshow, the premier air show along Colorado’s Front Range, showed off non-stop entertainment in the air and on the ground providing an Aviation Adventure that impacted all the senses and had something for all ages and walks of life!
“We will be bringing some of the most sought after aerobatic performers to Denver this year,” stated Scott McMillan, Airshow Director. We have so many exciting announcements coming soon, be sure to check in with our website and Facebook page to keep on top of the action. Event Chairman, Jim Cimiluca states, “We work hard year 'round to bring the best aviation experience possible to our great fans. This year will feature the easiest access, rarest performances and some great surprises you won't see anywhere else.”
Colorado Sport Aviation Inc. continues the tradition of presenting scholarships and giving back to the community by contributing almost $100,000 in funds this year, 2012. Applications are now being accepted for the 2013 Berkman/Langen Flight Training and A&P Mechanics Scholarships. There are categories for everyone from the folks who've only dreamt about flying or fixing aircraft to those working on advancing their ratings. Information is available on the event website.
The Rocky Mountain Airshow is very happy to welcome USAA back as a Silver Level Sponsor again this year. USAA is working toward furthering their mission of being the provider of choice for the military community and has opened its membership to all military retirees and those who have honorably separated.
About Colorado Sport Aviation, Inc.: Colorado Sport Aviation, Inc. is a Colorado based 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation dedicated to serve and promote recreational aviation through the hosting of an annual Air Show and Regional Fly-In. Recreational aviation encompasses:
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