Tuesday, August 9, 2011


DENVER, Colorado, August 3, 2011: With less than 30 days left on the countdown to the Front Range’s most anticipated aviation event of the year, the schedule of performers keeps growing – as does the excitement for this year’s event, which is sure to be bigger and better than ever. The 32nd Annual Rocky Mountain Airshow will be comprised of thrilling aerobatics, afterburners and pyrotechnics, including an appearance by the B2 Stealth Bomber. The show will feature a “Walk Through Time” in the air and on the ground. There will be a living history performance comprised of a number of the nation’s premier flying vintage aircraft, both military & civilian, along with the nation’s best private collections of military vehicles and re-enactors. The culmination is a pyrotechnic remembrance of America’s battles for freedom, including the attack on Pearl Harbor re-enactment presented by TORA! TORA! TORA! - appearing in Colorado for the first time.

Currently the full lineup of performers scheduled to appear at the Rocky Mountain Airshow include:

• Red Stars - Precision Formation Fly Over
• Buckley AFB - Fly Over (Pending)
• Gary Rower - Stearman
• Dan Buchanan - Ultralight
• Neal Darnell - Flash Fire Jet Truck
• Friday Evening Fireworks Show - Presented by Webroot!
• Walt Green - American Flag Parachute Jump (with National Anthem)
• Don Nelson is back with his Sukhoi 26!
• B-2 Bomber flyover from Whiteman AFB, MO
• United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) with their exciting glider exhibition
• USAF - Viper West F-16 demonstration (with pyrotechnics!)
• USN - F/A -18C Hornet flight demonstration
• CAF presents Tora!-Tora!-Tora!, a re-creation of the attack on Pearl Harbor!
• Warbirds on Parade - See the B-25, P-51, P-47, T-6, T-28, T-33, Provost and more!

Stay informed of schedule updates for the Rocky Mountain Airshow and be entered for a chace to WIN a pair of flight line chalet tickets by liking us at Facebook at facebook.com/TheRockyMountainAirShow or following us on Twitter at twitter.com/rockymtnairshow.

Throughout the weekend, there will be no shortage of displays and exhibits to experience on the ramp! See live radar with Dr. Wurman and the Storm Chasers in the Doppler Radar Tuck as well as a Living WWII museum with Heroes & Patriots in person along with displays. There will also be exhibits by Ball Aerospace, Redstone College, local aviation clubs and one of the largest encampments in the state containing a huge international collection of military trucks, transports and support vehicles.

Between performances, families will be able to enjoy the many vendors present, as well as the Adventure Zone™. This exciting kid’s area is slated to inspire today’s youth through aviation. Hands-on activities, inspirational speakers and numerous opportunities aim to get their feet in the air.

Also a part of the Rocky Mountain Airshow is the Rocky Mountain Regional Fly-In, which hosts hundreds of aircraft from around the country, national aviation vendors and thousands of pilots looking to see the latest aviation products and services. Over 25,000 people attended last year and attendance is expected to surpass 35,000 people this year as the Airshow continues to expand its offerings and grow in popularity.

Join us for the premier aviation event on the Front Range this summer! Festivities and performances kick off on Friday, August 26th from 6:00 - 9:30 PM with a Twilight Airshow and Fireworks display and continue throughout the weekend from 8 AM – 5 PM on Saturday, August 27th and Sunday, August 28th. Tickets are available to purchase online at www.RMAirshow.com or at any King Soopers location. Purchase your tickets now and enjoy discounted pricing; you’ll also save time the day of the Airshow.

About Colorado Sport Aviation, Inc: Colorado Sport Aviation, Inc. is an all-volunteer 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: fun, families, building, restoring, flying, exploring and learning. Their mission places an emphasis on providing at-risk and gifted & talented children access to general aviation opportunities through education, Flight Training Grants, introductory flight experience, and hands-on construction/technology seminars. CSA will be hosting the Rocky Mountain Airshow on August 26th-28th at the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport. To purchase tickets, please visit www.RMAirshow.com.

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