What has to be one of the biggest, and by far best airshows in the south is scheduled for this weekend with the 2012 'Defenders of Freedom' airshow at Barksdale AFB. in Bossier City.

This year the Air Force Thunderbirds return to headline the show, along with some other performers including the Black Diamond Jet Team, the Shockwave Jet Truck, Vintage Warbirds, some amazing demonstrations that will take your breath away, and more.

The two day show is Saturday April 21st, and Sunday April 22nd.  Gates open at 9am and the show kicks off at 11am.  It's free admission, and free parking.