Flying stuff from the Cherry Blossom country. Final Update.

Photos of operational aircraft from bases, airports and "spotter" outings
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Flying stuff from the Cherry Blossom country. Final Update.

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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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Awesome collection of photos,especially the phantoms,and love the colour schemes!
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Stunning as always :clap:

Think the Phantom with the brake 'chute out is my favourite. Thanks for sharing
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Great to see, do like the Phantom with 'chute and also the choppers :clap:
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No. 14. :up:
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Stunning selection there :clap:
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brill set, but Phantom and hawkeye are stunning.
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Oh my word!!! :clap: :clap: :clap:

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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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Brilliant. Shot 13 for me

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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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Superb second set.

May I ask where were the last two taken?

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Niallxg wrote:Superb second set.

May I ask where were the last two taken?

Niall


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

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Is shot 49 a mock up?

Excellent final set.

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The King of the "low speed " :king:
Fabulous pics
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Niallxg wrote:Is shot 49 a mock up?

Excellent final set.


Yes it is. First F35 is expected around 2k16.
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Really great pics. Like 27 a lot, very atmospheric
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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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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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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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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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Love all the photos. You're a master of low shutter speeds :smile:
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very nice photos!

they have some nice and fancy schemes over there!

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