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AirPower Over Hampton Roads 2018 ...

The “Air Power over Hampton Roads” airshow at the Joint Base Langley-Eustis was held on 19-20 May, 2018. It is one of the rare chances to visit an airshow at a base being home of the awesome F-22A Raptor. ...

JASDF 60th Anniversary

... that were all within a more or less 3-4h driving time. A bit of time, though not far looking at the distance as it easily can take that long to cover around 150km on Japanese roads... Let's start in Komatsu ...

Japan & China 2010

... lag I headed of to Ozuki the next morning. 40km in one hour was a good average for Japanese roads, but the grey weather did not make me very optimistic. Arriving at Ozuki I saw 3 JMSDF T-5 trainers stan ...

Japan December 2009

... rnoon to hit the road again and drive back the ~250km – or 6hre on Japanese roads… - to Tsuiki, to see at least some of the way during daylight. special/09_japan2/12_drive Tsuiki After another ni ...

Japan March 2009

... ed a lot of surprises: First of all the spots on the North-Eastern / morning-side of the airfield were nearly non-existing anymore due to the construction of new roads around the main gate. A lot more ...

Japan 2008 Trip

... g cold that day. Some kilometres south of Beppu the road is going inland and brought us past some marvellous woodlands and valleys. And with an average of 50km/h on these roads there is a lot of time t ...

Nyutabaru Air Show

...  a really cold night in the car – the windows were even frozen… - we woke up at around 6am near the airfield and saw to our surprise that the roads were already getting crowded with cars and even at th ...

USA South West

... Antelope Canyon ---- ---- ---- After that we continued to the Monument Valley (where we arrived at 15h30, just early enough to drive around the dusty roads and take some nice phot ...

Tsuiki Airshow

... d a good laugh on that. The 150km drive on country roads took us 5h with a small break to get something to eat at a the most delicious "Hokka Hokka Tei". In the middle of nowhere we entered the take-a ...

Aircraft Spotting in Japan

... the warnings from others that on country roads, even if they are well build, an average of more than 50km/h is not possible. I don't know why, but I had the impressions that the Japanese were keen to  ...

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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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