Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Itami Airport (RJOO/ITM) July 2016 Part 2 of 2

JA821A B788 at Itami Airport.

ANA B738 at Itami Airport.

JA8968 B772 at Itami Airport.

JA821A B788 at Itami Airport.

JA241J E190 at Itami Airport.

ANA Tails at Itami Airport.

Itami Airport (RJOO/ITM) July 2016 Part 1 of 2

JA01AM AT42 at Itami Airport.

JA8674 B763 at Itami Airport. 
JA73AN B738 at Itami Airport.

JA614J B763 at Itami Airport.

JA601J B763 at Itami Airport.

Nagoya Airport (RJGG/NGO) July 2016 Part 3 of 3

OH-LQD A343 at Nagoya Airport.

B6861 A320 at Nagoya Airport.

B-HLN A333 at Nagoya Airport.

N852NW A332 at Nagoya Airport.

B1628 A320 at Nagoya Airport.

HL8287 B738 at Nagoya Airport.

Nagoya Airport (RJGG/NGO) July 2016 Part 2 of 3

Tails at Nagoya Airport.

B18309 A333 at Nagoya Airport.

B-LCE A320 at Nagoya Airport.

HL8265 A321 at Nagoya Airport.

B6742 A321 at Nagoya Airport.

A6-EYJ A332 at Nagoya Airport.

Nagoya Airport (RJGG/NGO) July 2016 Part 1 of 3

JA004G Saab 2000 at Nagoya Airport.

JA810X B738 at Nagoya Airport.

JA8504 B735 at Nagoya Airport.

JA78MA BE40 at Nagoya Airport.

JA010G CJ4 at Nagoya Airport.

JA14AN B737 at Nagoya Airport.

Freight Apron at Nagoya Airport.

Nagoya Airport, Japan (RJGG/NGO) by Night July 2016

Nagoya Airport, Taxiway Lights.

Domestic Ramp, Nagoya Airport.

JA606J B763 JAL, Nagoya Airport.

Domestic Ramp Line-up, Nagoya Airport.

Wednesday, 30 December 2015

Japan autumn round up 2015 - 6. Naha

6. Naha

Located on the southern part of Okinawa Island, Naha AB hosts JASDF units F-15J/DJ fighter aircraft, Kawasaki T-4 trainers, E-2C aircraft, UH-60J Black Hawk and CH-47J Chinook Helicopters. Units of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force are also based at Naha, flying P-3 Orion patrol aircraft.


5096 P-3 lining up RWY 36 at Naha.


44-3463 E-2C landing at Naha.


12-8924 F-15 landing at Naha.


82-1155 YS-11EB landing at Naha.


92-3026 U-125A landing at Naha.


95-1081 C130H landing at Naha.


5035 taxiing to the P3 ramp at Naha.

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

Japan autumn round up 2015 - 5. Hamamatsu JASDF

5. Hamamatsu JASDF

The base lies to the north of the city and houses the T-4 Trainers of 31 and 32 Kyoiku Hikotai. It is also home to the AWACS E-767 fleet of 602 Hikotai.  The Kohokan Aerospace Museum is situated at the SE corner of the airfield and displays a variety of exhibits.


P-1 5510 the latest example delivered

E-767 74-3503 departs on another mission

a pair of T-4 residents rotate for a session of circuit training

dusk arrival for E-2C 34-3460 from Misiwa based 601 Hikotai

U-4 75-3251 of 402 Hikotai from Iruma

the highly popular Blue Impulse aerobatic team flying T-4's,
perform at some 18 shows in the season

the splendidly presented and long retired C-46A 91-1138 is displayed outside the museum

Report by GAFLIKS.

Saturday, 12 December 2015

Japan autumn round up 2015 - 4. Gifu

4. Gifu

Situated in the eastern outskirts of the city, the Gifu base houses the Air Development and Test Facility for the JASDF.   Its role could be considered the Japanese equivalent of the RAE at Farnborough, UK.  The inventory here includes examples of F-4EJ, F-15J, F-2A/B, T-4, C-1FTB, XC-2. The annual airshow was held in Oct this year. Nearby on the south eastern side of the field is the splendid Kamigahara Aerospace and Science Museum, displaying a number of Japanese experimental prototypes.

a black trimmed F-4EJ performs some passes
a black trimmed F-4EJ performs some passes


an XC-2 in JASDF trim climbs out

a pair of F-2's make a sharp angle

F-2 in a tight turn

C-1 offering some angles

mass fly-by of some of the participants

US-1 9078, one of the exhibits at the museum

Report by GAFLIKS.