Flying stuff from the Cherry Blossom country. Final Update.

Flying stuff from the Cherry Blossom country. Final Update.

Postby sfw on Tue 11 Nov 2014, 11:29 pm

Hi all,
I had the pleasure to visit Japan this year and what is below is the fruit of my visit ;)

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Last edited by sfw on Thu 20 Nov 2014, 1:40 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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Re: Flying stuff from the Cherry Blossom country.

Postby tankbuster81 on Wed 12 Nov 2014, 8:51 am

Awesome collection of photos,especially the phantoms,and love the colour schemes!
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Re: Flying stuff from the Cherry Blossom country.

Postby CJS on Wed 12 Nov 2014, 11:21 am

Stunning as always :clap:

Think the Phantom with the brake 'chute out is my favourite. Thanks for sharing
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Re: Flying stuff from the Cherry Blossom country.

Postby Airwolfhound on Wed 12 Nov 2014, 12:38 pm

Great to see, do like the Phantom with 'chute and also the choppers :clap:
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Re: Flying stuff from the Cherry Blossom country.

Postby toom317 on Wed 12 Nov 2014, 2:56 pm

No. 14. :up:
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Re: Flying stuff from the Cherry Blossom country.

Postby Stu on Thu 13 Nov 2014, 12:09 pm

Stunning selection there :clap:
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Re: Flying stuff from the Cherry Blossom country.

Postby stevebrodie on Thu 13 Nov 2014, 12:12 pm

brill set, but Phantom and hawkeye are stunning.
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Re: Flying stuff from the Cherry Blossom country.

Postby PeteFenwick on Fri 14 Nov 2014, 11:46 am

Andre, very nice selection which gives a brief flavour of the 2 week trip. Really great to enjoy your company in japan and hope you will post some more especially from Hyakuri and the last day. :smile:
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Re: Flying stuff from the Cherry Blossom country.

Postby sfw on Sat 15 Nov 2014, 11:16 am

PeteFenwick wrote:Andre, very nice selection which gives a brief flavour of the 2 week trip. Really great to enjoy your company in japan and hope you will post some more especially from Hyakuri and the last day. :smile:


Hi Pete, indeed this was a very pleasant company/trip ;)
Next bunch of shots from this very nice trip.

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Re: Flying stuff from the Cherry Blossom country. Update.

Postby Niallxg on Sat 15 Nov 2014, 11:33 am

Superb second set.

May I ask where were the last two taken?

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Re: Flying stuff from the Cherry Blossom country. Update.

Postby sfw on Sat 15 Nov 2014, 11:39 am

Niallxg wrote:Superb second set.

May I ask where were the last two taken?

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Re: Flying stuff from the Cherry Blossom country. Update.

Postby Niallxg on Sat 15 Nov 2014, 12:06 pm

sfw wrote:
Niallxg wrote:Superb second set.

May I ask where were the last two taken?

Niall


MCAS Iwakuni http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marine_Cor ... on_Iwakuni


Cheers Andy, might have to factor that base into the itinerary for next year.

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Re: Flying stuff from the Cherry Blossom country. Update.

Postby sfw on Thu 20 Nov 2014, 1:39 pm

Thanks guys for nice comments. Below you will find final update from this trip.

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Re: Flying stuff from the Cherry Blossom country. Final Upda

Postby Niallxg on Thu 20 Nov 2014, 7:16 pm

Is shot 49 a mock up?

Excellent final set.
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Re: Flying stuff from the Cherry Blossom country. Final Upda

Postby YANKEE 8 on Fri 21 Nov 2014, 5:38 am

The King of the "low speed " :king:
Fabulous pics
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Re: Flying stuff from the Cherry Blossom country. Final Upda

Postby sfw on Fri 21 Nov 2014, 7:11 am

Niallxg wrote:Is shot 49 a mock up?

Excellent final set.


Yes it is. First F35 is expected around 2k16.
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Re: Flying stuff from the Cherry Blossom country. Final Upda

Postby ForestFan73 on Fri 21 Nov 2014, 7:25 am

Really great pics. Like 27 a lot, very atmospheric
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Re: Flying stuff from the Cherry Blossom country. Final Upda

Postby Red Dragon on Fri 21 Nov 2014, 11:17 am

Well done on all of the photos, however as I have a :love: for UH-60's, number 48 is just :worship: in panning and then you also catch the strobe :clap:
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Re: Flying stuff from the Cherry Blossom country.

Postby ashenden92 on Fri 21 Nov 2014, 2:21 pm

PeteFenwick wrote:Andre, very nice selection which gives a brief flavour of the 2 week trip. Really great to enjoy your company in japan and hope you will post some more especially from Hyakuri and the last day. :smile:


Thanks for the company Andre and Pete, it was an awesome 2 week trip, I have yet to really sit down and edit the images but I know I have a pleasurable winter of photo editing to look forward too

Awesome images Andre BTW, must be all that practice practice eh, Pete & I know not to let you do the beer order though Sontory whiskey on the rocks !!!
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Re: Flying stuff from the Cherry Blossom country.

Postby sfw on Sat 22 Nov 2014, 1:18 pm

Red Dragon wrote:Well done on all of the photos, however as I have a :love: for UH-60's, number 48 is just :worship: in panning and then you also catch the strobe :clap:


It's just one of these lucky shots ;)

ashenden92 wrote: Pete & I know not to let you do the beer order though Sontory whiskey on the rocks !!!


Where is the "I like it" button??!! ;)

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Re: Flying stuff from the Cherry Blossom country. Final Upda

Postby Fumbles on Wed 26 Nov 2014, 1:21 am

Not much to say other wow! and 'full disks' Osprey shot! Unreal some of the shutter speeds. Amazing sets of pictures yet again and thanks for sharing them! :clap:
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Re: Flying stuff from the Cherry Blossom country. Final Upda

Postby sovietjet on Wed 26 Nov 2014, 5:21 am

Love all the photos. You're a master of low shutter speeds :smile:
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Re: Flying stuff from the Cherry Blossom country. Final Upda

Postby exdraken on Wed 26 Nov 2014, 9:07 pm

very nice photos!

they have some nice and fancy schemes over there!

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