2019 Static Displays

Barksdale Defenders of Liberty
Air & Space Show

The following inventory will be on display at the 2019 Air Show.

Static Displays are subject to change.

B-52 Stratofortress

"The B-52 is a long-range, heavy bomber that can perform a variety of missions. The bomber is capable of flying at high subsonic speeds at altitudes up to 50,000 feet (15,166.6 meters). The use of aerial refueling gives the B-52 a range limited only by crew endurance. It has an unrefueled combat range in excess of 8,800 miles (14,080 kilometers). It can carry nuclear or precision guided conventional ordnance with worldwide precision navigation capability. In a conventional conflict, the B-52 can perform strategic attack, close-air support, air interdiction, offensive counter-air and maritime operations. " [ MORE INFO ]

B-1 Lancer

"Carrying the largest conventional payload of both guided and unguided weapons in the Air Force inventory, the multi-mission B-1 is the backbone of America's long-range bomber force. It can rapidly deliver massive quantities of precision and non-precision weapons against any adversary, anywhere in the world, at any time. The B-1B's speed and superior handling characteristics allow it to seamlessly integrate in mixed force packages. These capabilities, when combined with its substantial payload, excellent radar targeting system, long loiter time and survivability, make the B-1B a key element of any joint/composite strike force." [ MORE INFO ]

B-2 Spirit

"The B-2 Spirit is a multi-role bomber capable of delivering both conventional and nuclear munitions. A dramatic leap forward in technology, the bomber represents a major milestone in the U.S. bomber modernization program. The B-2 brings massive firepower to bear, in a short time, anywhere on the globe through previously impenetrable defenses. Its low-observable, or "stealth," characteristics give it the unique ability to penetrate an enemy's most sophisticated defenses and threaten its most valued, and heavily defended, targets. Its capability to penetrate air defenses and threaten effective retaliation provides a strong, effective deterrent and combat force well into the 21st century." [ MORE INFO ]

A-26K "Special Kay"

"Special Kay is a part of the Greatest Generation Aircraft, a Non Profit 501c3 Foundation, Located at Meacham Field, Fort Worth, TX, whose purpose is to give history a future. Future generations need to understand what their parents and grandparents sacrificed to ensure their freedom and more importantly, that they understand the expectations that they carry on with that all important mission of preserving our freedom." [ MORE INFO ]

B-25 Mitchell

"North American Aviation’s design of a twin-engine medium bomber was approved by the Army Air Corps in September 1939, and the prototype made its maiden flight less than a year later on 19 August 1940. Christened Mitchell in honor of Billy Mitchell, the American champion of air power theory, the B-25 would become the most widely-produced American twin-engine combat aircraft of World War II." [ MORE INFO ]

Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show

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