Rocky Mountain Airshow 2013

August 5, 2013 by  
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One of the highlights of this family fun event is the pyrotechnic display following the Twilight Airshow on Friday night. Aircraft rides, rockets, aerobatics, aerial displays and static aircraft are other features visitors can look forward to. Friday night’s display includes Lazer Aerobatics by Matt Tanner, Don Nelson’s Sukhoi 26 Aerobatics, Bob Carlton’s Night Show Jet Glider and Matt Younkin’s Twin Beech. Visit the website at for a full lineup of the action

Dates: 16-18 August 2013
Venue: Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport
City: Broomfield
State: Colorado
Country: United States

Colorado Sport International Air Show 2009

July 20, 2009 by  
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This family fun event features thrilling high performance aerobatics, top notch military flight demonstration and a trip down nostalgia lane as sturdy warbirds take to the skies. The program includes performances by Colorado Air National Guard, USAF Air Combat Command, USAF Academy Glider Team and solo aerobatic performers Don Nelson (Sukhoi-26), Randy Harris (Steen Skybolt) and Gary Rower (Stearman Bi-plane). Saturday night’s Barnstormers Ball gives spectators the opportunity to meet the Air Show peformers. Families will enjoy the KidSpace Activity Center, the Discovery Center, the Flight Deck and the Landing Zone.

Dates: 22-23 August 2009
Venue: Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport
City: Denver
Country: United States

Section of I-70 Named for Tuskegee Airmen – Airplanes

April 17, 2006 by  
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A section of I-70 near downtown Denver has been named the Tuskegee Airmen Memorial Highway, in honor of the first African-American military pilots, many of whom now live in Colorado. During the dedication ceremony held in Denver’s state capitol on April 12, 2006, several of the surviving airmen were present. Lawmakers honored the men’s courage both in combat, and for the racial barriers they fought.

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