Nyutabaru Airshow

Article Index

Nyutabaru, Sunday morning, 6h30… Masses of cars are already queuing to get on the parking places, and even the first enthusiast are on their way to the south side of the airfield, carrying their stepladders and camera equipment.
It is time again for the Nyutabaru Airshow, amongst Japanese fans regarded as JASDF's premier airshow. But unfortunately this year the highlight of every show, the colourful F-15s of the Aggressor Squadron have to stay on the ground due to a grounding of the whole F-15 due to a landing mishap the previous Friday at Komatsu.

Top

Where? Nyutabaru Air Base, Japan
When?
06/12/2009

But nevertheless the show proved worth going, even if it was this year only for some Phantom action.

The gates open just in time for sunrise at 7am and give some time to stroll through the static display before the real start of the flight display at 9am. As an attraction for the locals this year even two US Marine Harriers and one F/A-18D took part in the static display and surely gave a good addition to the usual fleet of JSADF, JMSDF and JGSDF aircraft and helicopters.

284 700 470 90
284 100 67 85
285 100 67 85
286 100 67 85
287 100 67 85
288 100 67 85
289 100 67 85
290 100 67 85
291 100 67 85
292 100 67 85
293 100 67 85
294 100 67 85
295 100 67 85
296 700 470 90
296 100 67 85
297 100 67 85
298 100 67 85
299 100 67 85
300 100 67 85
301 100 67 85
302 700 470 90
302 100 67 85
303 100 67 85
304 100 67 85
305 100 67 85
306 100 67 85
307 100 67 85
314 700 470 90
314 100 67 85
315 100 67 85
316 100 67 85
317 100 67 85
318 100 67 85
319 100 67 85

But already before jet sound could be heard as pairs of UH-60 helicopters, T-4 trainers and F-4s performed their 'opening fly-bys'.

The static display and the nearby vendor's area was done in around one hour before I went to the south side of the airfield as well to get into a position for the flying display. Being there for some of the rehearsals the previous helped in finding a good spot.

308 700 470 90
308 100 67 85
309 100 67 85
310 100 67 85
311 100 67 85
312 100 67 85
313 100 67 85

Add comment

/component/jcomments/captcha/10507
Refresh

more Airshows

05 Caslav 0505 0331

Czech MiG-21 Farewell

After the farewell cermony for the Starfighter last year in Pratica di mare another area came to its end this year in May. On May, 21st the Czech Air Force held on open day at Read More
18 Hyakuri Show 1812 8939

Hyakuri Airshow 2018

Ten (R)F-4EJ Phantoms lined up in front of the crowd was a sight to behold! The Hyakuri Airshow 2018 was the last ever opportunity to see such a large number of mighty Phantoms in action Read More
03 AP03 0306 1965

AirPower 2003

As usual the Austrian Air Force together with RedBull put up an excellent airshow at an airbase with one of the most beautiful backdrops. Airpower03 was for sure one of the show-highlights in 2003 and Read More
06  0606 9235

Colmar Open Doors

In combination with the 65th anniversary of the "Group de Chasse" GC 01/030 "Alsace" a Open Doors Day (Journée Portes Ouvertes or JPO) was organized at the Base Aérienne BA 132 Colmar Meyenheim on Sunday, Read More
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 19
  • 20
  • 21
  • 22
  • 23

Latest Tweets

Statistics

Today 55

Yesterday 124

Week 309

Month 832

All 2617437