Boeing Signs on as Presenting Sponsor of Spirit of St. Louis Air Show & STEM Expo

New Demonstrations Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 21, 2018— The Spirit of St. Louis Air Show & Stem Expo has announced The Boeing Company as the presenting sponsor for the 2018 event, which takes place October 13-14, at the Spirit of St. Louis Airport in Chesterfield, Mo.

“Boeing is proud to again be the presenting sponsor of the Spirit of St. Louis Air Show & STEM Expo,” says Jeff Sweet, Boeing Global Engagement. “This event salutes not only those who serve and who have served our nation, but also the many organizations, including Boeing, that are investing in quality STEM education to ensure our nation and region remain strong.”

This year’s lineup includes the Missouri Wing Commemorative Air Force’s B-25J Mitchell ‘Show Me’, the TBM-3E Avenger, the USAF Heritage Flight P-38, the Canadian CF-18 Hornet, the U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon jet demonstrations, Skip Stewart in his aerobatic biplane, the Phillips 66 Aerostars, Susan Dacy in her Boeing Super Stearman “Big Red,” and the first St. Louis appearance by “Doc,” a Boeing B-29 Superfortress. Other flying demonstrations and static aircraft displays will be added over the coming months.

The event’s popular STEM Expo inspires youth to pursue science, technology, engineering and math presented by academic, business and not-for-profit institutions in the St. Louis area. Additionally, Camp Spirit will provide a venue where key resource providers can share valuable information and connectivity for military members who have recently or will soon return to civilian life.

This year, all tickets will be sold online only. No tickets will be sold at the gate. Attendees who purchase general admission tickets prior to June 1st pay only $15. Tickets to premium show areas are also discounted. Additionally, on-line tickets for military personnel with a valid ID and children ages six and under are free and available to download online.

To purchase tickets or learn more about the Spirit of St. Louis Air Show & STEM Expo, visit www.spirit-airshow.com.

Media Contact:

Mark Sutherland
msutherland@spirit-airshow.com

Sarah Reed
sarah.e.reed@boeing.com