Tateyama Helecopter Festival

Tateyama Helecopter Festival

Postby leonardm on Tue 11 Oct 2011, 1:35 pm

Last weekend was the annual Tateyama Helecopter festival.

One of my favorite shows, nice backgrounds, sun behind and close to the action.

Plenty of activity from the based UH-60 and SH-60s of 73 Rescue Sq and 21Helecopter Sq

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Pair of visitors from nearby Kisarazu.

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Departing in the rain. HSL-51 CAG SH-60

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Highlight for me. One of a pair of MCH-101 (aka Merlin) First time I have seen the Japan version.

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thanks all.
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Re: Tateyama Helecopter Festival

Postby Maisie on Tue 11 Oct 2011, 1:51 pm

That MCH-101 looks the business, great shots.
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Re: Tateyama Helecopter Festival

Postby POD on Tue 11 Oct 2011, 2:32 pm

Very nice :hypno:

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Re: Tateyama Helecopter Festival

Postby sylvancatharsis on Tue 11 Oct 2011, 2:36 pm

Maisie wrote:That MCH-101 looks the business, great shots.


Agreed. Looks lovely in that scheme!

Wonderful shots; always great to see stuff from Japan!
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Re: Tateyama Helecopter Festival

Postby st24 on Tue 11 Oct 2011, 3:33 pm

Lovely stuff, as usual.. damn you ! :grin: Why can't our Merlins look as nice as that?? :sad:
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Re: Tateyama Helecopter Festival

Postby Kieran on Tue 11 Oct 2011, 3:55 pm

The Kisarazu based birds look stunning! :drool:
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Re: Tateyama Helecopter Festival

Postby IanH on Tue 11 Oct 2011, 5:08 pm

Always stunning and as usual, I enjoy looking at them. The 'Merlin' is terrific.

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Re: Tateyama Helecopter Festival

Postby jwarnerxh558 on Wed 12 Oct 2011, 11:05 am

Merlins are nice! i didnt realise they even had them!....
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Re: Tateyama Helecopter Festival

Postby swingy on Wed 12 Oct 2011, 2:52 pm

Nice set of pictures there. I can see where folks are coming from with the Merlin but the Cobra is the one for me. :clap:
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Re: Tateyama Helecopter Festival

Postby RichPittman on Tue 18 Oct 2011, 5:22 am

Lovely set of images :rock:
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Re: Tateyama Helecopter Festival

Postby Lumix on Tue 18 Oct 2011, 12:10 pm

jwarnerxh558 wrote:Merlins are nice! i didnt realise they even had them!....


Likewise! They do look smart! :clap:
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