The P-51 nicknamed Mustang is an American long-range fighter used during World War II, the Korean War, and other conflicts. The Mustang was designed back in 1940 by North American Aviation (NAA), in response to the need of fighters in World War II.
The Barksdale Air Force Base Air Show is May 18th and 19th. This year KTBS 3 brings you a live broadcast special and coverage of some of the best highlights offered this year. The event only comes every other year! And we bring you the best coverage in this special broadcast. Live broadcast on KTBS 3 on May 18, from 3pm - 5pm.
BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. - Umbrellas in hand, thousands of aviation enthusiasts converged on Barksdale Air Force Base Saturday for the biennial Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show.
Back in the day a total of 6,557 T-33’s were built. Only about 25 of them still fly today. And I am honored to say I flew in one of them.
Speed, stunts, and loud booms!
SHREVEPORT, La. - With severe weather on the horizon in the ArkLaTex, all eyes are on the sky and Barksdale Air Force Base officials in particular are watching the forecast closely.
If you heard a loud boom earlier today.... It might have been a f-35 flying into Barksdale Air Force Base.
For the first time an F-35 will showcase at Barksdale as part of the "Defender of Liberty Space and Air Show.
BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. - The Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show will return to Barksdale Air Force Base, May 18 & 19. Heads up as there could be some stormy weather for the show. Click here for your MEGA 3 StormTeam forecast.
BOSSIER CITY, La. -- Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air and Space Show is a bi-annual event merging history with military and civilian aircraft.
Barksdale Air Show Director Maj. Benjamin Kempen joins us this morning to tell us all about the air show this weekend.
Freedom Fest Headlines
SHREVEPORT, La. - Marty Haggard sounds and looks just like his dad, country music legend Merle Haggard. What you may not know is that Marty, Merle’s oldest son, makes his home in the ArkLaTex, a short drive from Shreveport in Doyline.
SHREVEPORT, La. - Riverview Park in downtown Shreveport is the place to be as America turns a spry 243 this July 4. Countless people will be filling the riverfront to mark the special occasion with great food, awesome giveaways, unbelievable talent, and a show-stopping fireworks display.
SHREVEPORT, La. - 243 never looked so good. Join us today at Riverview Park in downtown Shreveport as we celebrate the birth of our great nation.
SHREVEPORT, La. - Thursday was more than just fireworks and barbecue. Dozens of people became U.S. citizens in an annual naturalization ceremony.
SHREVEPORT, La. - Save the date! Once again, you're invited to a huge birthday bash marking our nation's independence. It's Thursday, July 4, at Riverview Park in downtown Shreveport.
SHREVEPORT, La. - The 35th Annual Firecracker 5K is in the books. A couple of thousand people kicked off the 4th of July on a healthy note by running a beautiful route on Fairfield and Betty Virginia Park in Shreveport's historic South Highland neighborhood. They started at Mall St. Vincent.
As we celebrate Independence Day, people from other countries around the world get ready to become new American citizens. Rick Rowe tells the story of immigrants becoming Americans then and now.
SHREVEPORT, La. - Here's the Freedom Fest Finale forecast. It has a little bit of everything!
Danielle Scott's volleyball career has taken her all over the globe, but it all started in Louisiana. She expressed that gratitude at the state's Sports Hall of Fame.
The number of people who became U.S. citizens reached a five-year high last year, with more than 750,000 people naturalized.