Defenders of Liberty Air Show takes off

By Fred Childers – bio|email

BOSSIER CITY, LA (KSLA) – Barksdale Air Force Base was abuzz with energy Saturday morning, and it wasn't just coming from the powerful F-16 fighter jets, the A-10's. It also came from Kids, aircraft fanatics, and those who just wanted to see up close what the military does.

Saturday's even kicked off with a skydiver performance.

A skydiver could be seen in the sky above BAFB with an American flag attached as the National Anthem was sung.

Air show goers were treated to guided tours inside the monstrously large B-52's, and also were able to see several jets roar by in flight.

The show features some of the best pilots in the world from all branches of the military, and it attracts hundreds of thousands of people from all over the Ark-La-Tex and beyond.

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