Centennial Air Show touches down at RIAC

September 30, 2012 • Local News

The Boeing 747 pictured above was one of the many planes on display at the Centennial Air Tour, Saturday. (Chaunte’l Powell Photo)

After much anticipation, the Centennial Air Show touched down in Roswell Saturday. The event was jam-packed with activities for all ages.

The day began with static displays of a variety of aircraft. Among the planes visitors had the chance to board were the CV-22 Osprey, Elvis Presley’s Jet Star and the gigantic Boeing 747. The Walker Aviation Museum was open and information tables from ENMU-Roswell, NMMI and Alamogordo Space Museum were set up during this time as well. Elvis impersonator Freddy G entertained the crowd singing some of Presley’s greatest hits before posing for pictures later on in the day.

The NMMI Color Guard and band presented the flags and Login to read more

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