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Taiwan Planespotting

... With the aim to photograph some aircraft of the Republic of China Air Force (ROCAF) around the island and a visit to the airshow at Hualien, this planned tour promised some good results. In the end, however, ...

Bucharest International Air Show 2018 - BIAS

...  Romanian Aeroclub participated strongly with Aerobatics, parachutists jumping out of Blue Wings Antonov An-2, the White Wings sailplane duo, a 3-ship formation of BN-2 Islanders and last but not leas ...

Tsuiki Airshow 2018

... end of November on the Southern Japanese island of Kyushu, it was splendid to see the sun coming out at the beginning of the flying display at 8am. Where? Tsuiki Airbase, Kyushu Island, Japan When? ...

Tsuiki Airshow 2017

Tsuiki Airbase on the Southern Japanese island of Kyushu hosts nowadays two Squadrons of the Mitsubishi F-2 jet. 6 Hikotai and 8 Hikotai are half of the JASDF Squadrons operating the indigenous, F-16-look-alike ...

Hyakuri Airshow 2015

... test centre and furthermore at Tsuiki on the Southern island of Kyushu. For the Japanese aviation photographers this meant traveling a lot, trying to catch if possible the display training at least once ...

Classic Fighters Omaka

...  airshows/15_omaka/t6 And of course the RNZAF displayed some of their assets. Due to disaster relief operations at Vanuatu island the C-130 Hercules could not participate, but a P-3C Orion arrived fo ...

Hokkaido Winter Eagles

Hokkaido, Japan's Northern island, is a special experience and cannot really be compared with the rest of Japan. Vast landscapes and scenic mountain ranges prevail instead of megacities and densly populate ...

JASDF 60th Anniversary

... (Air Development and Test Wing) airshow at Gifu and the only one week later the show at Tsuiki on the Southern island of Kyushu. Both of these airshows could nicely be combined with visits to other bases ...

Kyushu Warriors

Aggressors, Eagles and Phantoms, there is plenty of jet action going on at Nyutabaru, even on a normal flying day. Spending two days on the fence guarantees many motives of jets from the Land of the Rising ...

Nyutabaru Air Festa 2012

... December usually is a good weather season at the Southern Japanese island Kyushu: though it gets quite chilly in the evenings, most of the days are blessed with a clear blue sky for the pure delight of ...

Taiwan Air Force

...  a short one hour hop from Hong Kong the tropical island in the Taiwan Street is easily reached. However getting around the country is a bit more cumbersome due to high mountains that form the central par ...

Korea / Japan

...  afternoon and provided many opportunities to get some nice shots with the Autumn-coloured trees in the background. special/11_korea/162 Chitose Air Base - JASDF Hokkaido is the Japan's Nort ...

Japan & China 2010

... n Island, in nice sunny November weather at around 20°C. special/10_asien/01 While waiting for the connection flight to Fukuoka I have had the chance to do some spotting at Narita . During around o ...

Japan December 2009

... o ANA Pokemon Jumbo Jets and two ANA B777s: Green Eco Jet and the " Kobukuro Calling" scheme). The flight to FUK on the Southern island of Kyushu was unspectacular – besides the fact that I have been t ...

Japan March 2009

... Japanese tourists take boat tours to have a look at the nearly 260 tree covered islands in the bay. So if you talk to a Japanese about Matsushima, he most probably has already been there but does not  ...

Japan 2008 Trip

... some regular flying activity of the JASDF F-4 Phantoms and P-3 Orions at Naha. Furthermore the forecast for this Friday was the best for the next three days that we were going to stay on this Pacific isl ...

Nyutabaru Air Show

Nyutabaru, on the southern Japanese island of Kyhusu, is a real superbase, if not THE superbase. At least that's what everyone says who has ever been there. With one squadron of Phantoms and 2 of F-15 Eagles ...

Planespotting Tour Japan 2008

Another spotting trip to Japan, this time a larger tour covering Kyushu island with its two main airbases Tsuiki and Nyutabaru and an extension down South to Naha for the airshow that celebrated the Okinawa ...

HAF - Corsairs and Buckeyes

... in the North of the island and Kalamata in the South. Both of these types are quite unique in the use of Air Forces worldwide and were therefore really worth a visit. However the former will soon be replaced ...

Aircraft Spotting in Japan

... to visit Matsushima and the civil airport of Sendai because our main goal was to go to very North of the main island Honshu to see the famous and unique blue Phantoms at Misawa. Nearby was also Hachinohe ...

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Air Legend 2019

"Air Legend" at the Melun-Villaroche airfield in the South of Paris is a new airshow establishing itself firmly on the European circuit. The second edition in 2019 focused on Cold War jets and succeeded with a well balanced mix of those Cold War warriors, warbirds Read More
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Hahnweide OTT 2019

2019 saw the 19th edition of the Oldtimer Fliegertreffen Hahnweide. You may also call it a fly-in, a pilot meeting or a warbird airshow, and with around 400 participating aircraft it is arguably Germany’s biggest aviation event. It is an avgeek festival, and an aviation Read More
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Radom Airshow 2018

Radom Airshow 2018 had the Polish Air Force’s 100th anniversary as a main theme. Concluding from past events the expectations were very high, and the event attracted highlights such as the Ukrainian Suchoi Su-27 Flanker or the JF-17 from Pakistan for the flying display. In Read More
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Taiwan Planespotting

This was another plane spotting trip to Taiwan. Even though it has a vivid aviation photography scene, it’s tropical climate and a military on high alert do not make it an easy country to pursue this hobby. With the aim to photograph some aircraft of Read More
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