Mountain Home Air Show


By KMVT News

MOUNTAIN HOME, IDAHO (KMVT-TV) If it seems to be a little noisier than usual this weekend, it could be coming from Mountain Home.
The community is invited to attend Gunfighter Skies 2011 at the Air Force Base.
It's a time to check out aircraft sometimes rarely seen in the public eye.
Some of the highlights include the Thunderbirds, who were spotted training today for the event.
The 2011 team consists of 12 officers and more than 120 enlisted Air Force members.
Officials anticipate around 80,000 attendees this weekend.
Col Scott Moser the 366th Mission Support Group Commander says "Many of the United States citizens do not know a great deal about the United States Air Force and what our mission is and how we take care of our people. It's a great opportunity for the citizens of Idaho to come out and learn about their Air Force Base and the Air Force."
Gates open at eight tomorrow morning.
Displays are available for viewing at 9.
Events begin at 11 am both days and wraps up at four.
And the open is open house is free.

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