2021 Performers

Barksdale Defenders of Liberty
Air & Space Show

The following acts will perform at the 2021 Air Show.

Performers are subject to change.

Barksdale Air Force Base and the Shreveport-Bossier Military Affairs Council graciously thank the following acts for their commitment to the 2021 Air Show and for the impact they make in support of the recruiting arm of the United States armed forces.

Thunderbirds

Thunderbirds

The Thunderbirds present precision aerial maneuvers to exhibit the capabilities of modern, high-performance aircraft and the high degree of professional skill required to operate them.

F-22 Demo Team

F-22 Demo Team

The F-22 Raptor Demo Team performs precision aerial maneuvers at airshows across the world to demonstrate the unique capabilities of the world's premier 5th generation fighter.

Tora! Tora! Tora!

Tora! Tora! Tora!

Re-enactment of the surprise attack by the Japanese Imperial Navy on Pearl Harbour.

Rob Holland - MXS-RH

Rob Holland - MXS-RH

Rob Holland is one of the most decorated, respected, and innovative aerobatic pilots and airshow performers in the world today.

Jeremy Holt

Jeremy Holt

Biplane aerobatics at its finest! Holt's performances include flat spins, rolls and loops.

Kent Pietsch

Kent Pietsch

Since 1973, Kent has performed his incredible aerobatic routines for millions of people at more than 400 shows throughout the United States.

Kevin Coleman - Edge 540

Kevin Coleman - Edge 540

USAFA Wings of Blue

USAFA Wings of Blue

The primary mission of the Wings of Blue is to run the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Basic Freefall Parachuting course, known as Airmanship 490 (AM-490).

Randy Ball - MiG-17

Randy Ball - MiG-17

Made famous by the Vietnam War, the MiG-17F was the primary enemy aircraft engaged in the skies over Vietnam by U.S. aircraft.

AeroShell - 4x AT-6s

AeroShell - 4x AT-6s

Originally designed as a basic trainer for the United States Army Air Corps (USAAC), the AT-6 was the primary training platform for all U.S. airmen in World War II who went on to fly fighter aircraft.

Matt Younkin

Matt Younkin

Matt Younkin’s Beech 18 performance is likely the most unusual act on the airshow circuit today. The Beech 18 was never designed for aerobatic flight; however that doesn’t make it incapable of doing just that.

Shockwave Jet Truck

Shockwave Jet Truck

Shockwave is a custom built race truck equipped with 3 huge J34-48 Pratt & Whitney Jet Engines originally out of the USA Navy T2 Buckeye. The combined horsepower is 36,000!

B-1, B-2, B-52 Fly Over

B-1, B-2, B-52 Fly Over

TX Raiders B-17

TX Raiders B-17

B-25 Devil Dog

B-25 Devil Dog

A-26 Lady Liberty

A-26 Lady Liberty

B-29 FiFi

B-29 FiFi

C-130

C-130

Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show

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