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Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air and Space Show 100 Years on Target

April 23, 2021(Shreveport-Bossier City, LA) - Held for the first time in 1933, the Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show is a full-weekend spectacular featuring displays of the latest, as well as historic, military and civilian aircraft and other related performers. Many Commemorative Air Force (CAF) aircraft will be in attendance including: B-29 FIFI, B-17 Texas Raiders, A-26 Lady Liberty, PBJ Devil Dog, and TORA TORA TORA.

These CAF aircraft will participate in a Heritage Bomber Formation Pass, followed by a three-ship active-duty formation featuring a B-1 Lancer, B-2 Spirit, and B-52 Stratofortress.

One of the shows organizers aimed to have an example of every military bomber and they are coming extremely close. The Barksdale Defender of Liberty Air & Space Show serves to enhance public awareness of U.S. Air Force capabilities and the Barksdale AFB mission through static displays and aerobatic performances. Likewise, it allows Shreveport-Bossier City to showcase Louisiana as the home of the B-52, pay tribute to service members, and support the recruiting arm of the United States Armed Forces.

Show Details: Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show Date: Saturday, May 8 and Sunday, May 9, 2021 Time: Gates open at 9:00 a.m. Location: Barksdale Air Force Base Admission: Free (Must Have Ticket) https://barksdaleafbairshow.com/

The Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show is organized and hosted by the 2nd Bomb Wing Barksdale Air Force Base with the support of the Shreveport-Bossier Military Affairs Council.

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