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Barksdale to hold 2021 airshow in new format

Senior Airman Colin Harding, 2nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, performs a...
Senior Airman Colin Harding, 2nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, performs a postflight inspection on a B-52H Stratofortress at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., March 19, 2020. Barksdale's crew chiefs are responsible for identifying any issues that the aircraft might have sustained during its mission.(Airman Jacob Wrightsman | 2nd Bomb Wing Public Affairs)
Published: Feb. 11, 2021 at 3:19 PM CST
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BOSSIER CITY, La. (KSLA) - According to Barksdale Air Force Base, viewing of the 2021 Defenders of Liberty Airshow will be altered to a drive-in format.

For this new format, each group will be assigned a designated space around a single vehicle, distanced from other visitors.

Admittance for this year’s show may be limited in an effort for everyone to have a good view, as well as follow COVID-19 guidelines. Attendees will be required to wear a face mask.

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will headline this year’s show, with the F-22 Raptor demo team also making an appearance.

Information on other flying acts and displays will be released in the coming months.

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