The 139th Airlift Wing- MO Air National Guard, St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce, City of St. Joseph, and Buchanan County will host the 2010 Sound of Speed Air show at the Rosecrans Memorial Airport May 1-2, 2010. Gates will open at 9am and close at 5pm. The event will be free to the public for general admission but will be accepting donations for local charities. Reserved and premier seating will be available ranging from $15-$60 and will seat 1,100.
The Sound of Speed Air Show will feature over 15 flying performances from the flying circuses to leaping frogs. The main performance will be performed by the Blue Angels, the U.S. Navy's Flight Demonstration Squadron.
St. Joseph hosted a similar event in 2006 with crowds soaring over 20,000. Mark your calendars, you don't want to miss this event!
Marshall White reporter with the St Joseph News Press, wrote an excellent article in the paper about the Aviation History in St Joseph dating back to the 1927 when Charles Lindbergh landed at Rosecrans Airport.