Kadena 21-11-18 Mainly F-15's but some others as well

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Kadena 21-11-18 Mainly F-15's but some others as well

Wed 21 Nov 2018, 12:45 pm

Here's a selection I shot at Kadena this morning. We managed to photograph 18 Eagles in about 5 hours plus a few other bits and pieces. Makes a change from Lakenheath Eagles, Although I don't think they are as nice without tanks on. I wont bore you with all 18 so here's just a few

ImageIMG_1272 by Ali Hunt, on Flickr

ImageIMG_1222 by Ali Hunt, on Flickr

ImageIMG_1201 by Ali Hunt, on Flickr

ImageIMG_1184 by Ali Hunt, on Flickr

ImageIMG_1143 by Ali Hunt, on Flickr

ImageIMG_1097 by Ali Hunt, on Flickr

ImageIMG_0935 by Ali Hunt, on Flickr

ImageIMG_0911 by Ali Hunt, on Flickr

ImageIMG_0883 by Ali Hunt, on Flickr

ImageIMG_0851 by Ali Hunt, on Flickr

ImageIMG_0820 by Ali Hunt, on Flickr

ImageIMG_0768 by Ali Hunt, on Flickr

ImageIMG_0738 by Ali Hunt, on Flickr

ImageIMG_0728 by Ali Hunt, on Flickr

ImageIMG_0707 by Ali Hunt, on Flickr

ImageIMG_0641 by Ali Hunt, on Flickr

ImageIMG_0630 by Ali Hunt, on Flickr

ImageIMG_0512 by Ali Hunt, on Flickr

ImageIMG_0488 by Ali Hunt, on Flickr

ImageIMG_0302 by Ali Hunt, on Flickr

ImageIMG_0263 by Ali Hunt, on Flickr

ImageIMG_0243 by Ali Hunt, on Flickr

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Re: Kadena 21-11-18 Mainly F-15's but some others as well

Wed 21 Nov 2018, 2:21 pm

Lovely set of photos. I think the Eagle in its cleanest form (wheels retracted) is a beautiful thing. I reckon the reason the tanks look better on the Es at Lakenheath is that they somewhat hide the undercarriage.

A question I have: your photos don't have any base background in any of them. Is that because you can't get good photos because of fencing or is it not allowed at US bases over there or just sun position?

Re: Kadena 21-11-18 Mainly F-15's but some others as well

Wed 21 Nov 2018, 10:18 pm

Just sun position and access. The approach is out over the sea as is the turning shots. There is a 4 lane highway right on the approach, difficult to stop but to many cables, trees etc. By the sea is the best spot

Re: Kadena 21-11-18 Mainly F-15's but some others as well

Thu 22 Nov 2018, 11:18 am

I see. Thanks for the reply and again, great photos.
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