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A performer at Laughlin’s Open House and Air Show, “Fiesta of Flight,” gives a thumbs-up the crowd as he taxis down the runway May 12, 2018. The airshow was visited by flyovers, performers and static displays from numerous bases. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Marco A. Gomez)
People attending the 2018 Fiesta of Flight open house and airshow, Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, take shelter from the sun under the tail of a C-17 Globemaster III, May 12, 2018. The official ceremonies kicked off the airshow at 12 p.m. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Anne McCready)
The B-2 Spirit soared silently over Laughlin Air Force Bases’ flightline at the 2018 Fiesta of Flight open house and airshow, Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, May 12, 2018. The airshow was visited by flyovers, performers and static displays from numerous bases. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Anne McCready)
People from Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Del Rio, Texas, Ciudad Acuna, Mexico and surrounding community gathered together for the 2018 Fiesta of Flight open house and airshow, Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, May 12, 2018. The official ceremonies kicked off the airshow at 12 p.m. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Anne McCready)
Alexya Tamez, a student from Del Rio, works through a puzzle in the U.S. Air Force recruiters’ trailer at the 2018 Fiesta of Flight open house and airshow, Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, May 12, 2018. The trailer also featured an airplane simulator along with other puzzles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Anne McCready)
Sara Reyes, a Del Rio, Texas resident, climbs the side of an A-10 Thunderbolt II at the 2018 Fiesta of Flight open house and airshow, Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, May 12, 2018. Reyes was one of approximately 22,400 people who attended the airshow and open house. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Anne McCready)

MEDIA RELEASE

LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas—As a “thank you” for the outstanding support from Del Rio, Texas, and the surrounding community, Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, will host an open house and air show, Saturday, March 14, 2020.

The one-day event will be headlined by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds demonstration team.

Del Rio and Laughlin Air Force Base have a long and distinguished history, dating back to World War II, when the base was first used as a pilot training post for the U.S. Army.  Later, the base was also home to the U-2 “Dragon Lady” during the Cold War.

Now, Laughlin conducts specialized undergraduate pilot training for the United States Air Force, Air Force Reserve, Air National Guard and allied nation air forces utilizing the T-6A Texan II, T-38C Talon and T-1A Jayhawk aircraft.

For more information on event happenings follow Laughlin Air Force Base on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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