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Nyutabaru Air Festa 2012 ...

The annual airshow at Nyutabaru is always a safe bet to see some amazing aerial displays of the JASDF. Three Squadron, either equipped with F-4EJ Phantoms or F-15(D)J Eagles, amongst them the nicely painted ...

Nyutabaru Airshow ...

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 ...

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 ...

Tsuiki Airshow 2018

...  For a change from that many F-2A displays an F-15J from nearby Nyutabaru also arrived for some fly-bys, which were rather high, except for the last one after a ‚missed approach’, which presented a nice ...

Tsuiki Airshow 2017

... Eagle moved to Nyutabaru and was followed by the “Black Panthers” 8 Hikotai from Misawa, which in 2008 converted from the F-4EJ Phantom II to the F-2. The nicknamed “Viper Zero” is a 4.5th generation multirole ...

Hyakuri Airshow 2015

... provide a nice variety. Unfortunately plans for the JASDF future foresee that the F-15J Eagles of 304 Hikotai will swap with the Nyutabaru-based 301 Hikotai Phantoms, which means that the „€žPhantom ...

JASDF 60th Anniversary

... 23 onbase/14_jasdf60th/t4 onbase/14_jasdf60th/tsuiki onbase/14_jasdf60th/tsuso However only one day of sun during the week was a bit sparse, and making the drive to Nyutabaru to stand there in  ...

Tsuiki Airshow

...  airshows/14_tsuiki/f2ag2 airshows/14_tsuiki/f2manv airshows/14_tsuiki/f2manv2 Other than that the airshow at Tsuiki in 2014 once again got a visit from a Nyutabaru-based F-4EJ Kai Phantom for some ...

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 ...

Japan & China 2010

... unday. special/10_asien/03f22 special/10_asien/03f151 special/10_asien/03t4 special/10_asien/03so After an exciting day that kept me quite busy I left with the last rays of sun heading to Ny ...

Tsuiki Airshow

... n directly from Nyutabaru and did some fly-bys. Nothing special due to the weather - however it was a Phantom display! - and I did not press the trigger very often. airshows/10_tsuiki/f-4 The F-2 so ...

Japan December 2009

... arly wake-up call at 0430h the next morning… special/09_japan2/07_scenic The report about the airshow at Tsuiki can be found here on a separate page. special/09_japan2/08_show JASDF Airbase Nyut ...

Tsuiki Airshow

... just afterwards. airshows/09_tsuiki/sar airshows/09_tsuiki/cobra The jets were next with a F-4EJ Kai Phantom that flew in directly from Nyutabaru, and a display of three Tsuiki based F-15J Eagles ...

Japan 2008 Trip

... to go back again. This journey to the "Land of the Rising Sun" was organized around the airshows in Nyutabaru and Naha, thus concentrating on the warmer south at that time of the year. With a better preparatio ...

Naha Air Show

... e fly-bys and very cloudy skies. Nothing spectacular after the display one week earlier at a sunny Nyutabaru.   Blue Impulse ---- ---- ---- At half past three - shortly before  ...

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 ...

Tsuiki Airshow

... f it wouldn't have been dark that part would also have been very scenic, but in the night we could unfortunately only get a small idea of the deep valleys through which we were driving. Close to Nyutab ...

Aircraft Spotting in Japan

...  we wanted to have a first look at Iwakuni and would reach Tsuiki late, being able to visit the Airshow on Sunday. Week 2 Monday and Tuesday were blocked for Nyutabaru and Kanoya, a Navy base. Nyutabar ...

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JASDF Gifu Airshow 2017

Back in 1917 Kakamigahara airfield was used as an army airfield and a airship landing site. Today it is named Gifu, and is the home of the JASDF Flight Test Centre ADTW (Air Development and Test Wing). 2017 thus saw this wing’s home airfield centenary Read More
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Duxford Flying Legends 2018

Duxford’s Flying Legends 2018 was a show to remember. Not only was the legendary warbirds airshow blessed with stunning summer weather and deep blue skies on Sunday, it also featured many impressive warbird formations, amongst them a stunning 4-ship formation of Buchons - a real treat Read More
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Slovak International Air Fest - SIAF 2018

Travelling to countries operating the MiG-29 is usually a safe bet to see this great looking jet from the Soviet-era in the air. This was also true for the Slovak International Air Fest (SIAF) at Sliac, Slovakia. But the SIAF airshow was also a clear Read More
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Tsuiki Airshow 2018

The Tsuiki airshow 2018 was a blast! After some visits to this show two important things for a successful event came together that year: great flying and nice weather. As the weather can get nasty at the end of November on the Southern Japanese island Read More
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