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by Uni
21 Apr 2018, 12:29
Forum: Airshow news!
Topic: JAPAN Air Shows 2018
Replies: 57
Views: 22199

Re: JAPAN Air Shows 2018

Hi Patrick, When I went to Miho A.B. last May(2017), there are only 3 C-1s remained. 403 sqn. will have 5 C-2s on 1 Apr., 2018, and further 3 more C-2 will come by March-end of 2019. So I expect; Case 1: In April 2018. They will operate all C-1s at Iruma(402sqn.). And then 403sqn. will convert to C...
by Uni
02 Apr 2018, 16:20
Forum: Airshow news!
Topic: JAPAN Air Shows 2018
Replies: 57
Views: 22199

Re: JAPAN Air Shows 2018

Hi all,
JASDF's official page is renewed today.
The date of the Hyakuri, Gifu, Tsuiki and Komaki are not released yet.
http://www.mod.go.jp/asdf/pr_report/event/index.html

Uni
by Uni
26 Mar 2018, 15:20
Forum: Airshow news!
Topic: JAPAN Air Shows 2018
Replies: 57
Views: 22199

Re: JAPAN Air Shows 2018

Hi all,
JASDF's official event page is just renewed today, but they released the date until 3 June(the day of the Hofu-Kita).
When I get the information, I'll update the 1st. message of this topic. Please check it !
http://www.mod.go.jp/asdf/pr_report/event/index.html

Uni
by Uni
09 Feb 2018, 13:33
Forum: Airshow news!
Topic: JAPAN Air Shows 2018
Replies: 57
Views: 22199

Re: JAPAN Air Shows 2018

Hi Patrick, When I went to Miho A.B. last May(2017), there are only 3 C-1s remained. 403 sqn. will have 5 C-2s on 1 Apr., 2018, and further 3 more C-2 will come by March-end of 2019. So I expect; Case 1: In April 2018. They will operate all C-1s at Iruma(402sqn.). And then 403sqn. will convert to C-...
by Uni
05 Feb 2018, 15:33
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: 05feb2018: Japanese AH-64 Apache fell on residential homes..
Replies: 3
Views: 1093

Re: 05feb2018: Japanese AH-64 Apache fell on residential hom

The AH-64D is 74502, 3ATH(Metabaru).
It happend at about 16:30pm, 5 Feb, during the test flight after its maintenance.
The crash site is about 4km SW from JGSDF Metabaru.
The gunner was killed and the pilot is still "missing"(23:30pm, JST).

Uni
by Uni
20 Jan 2018, 07:46
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: JASDF formed "Rinji F-35A Hikotai"
Replies: 0
Views: 1262

JASDF formed "Rinji F-35A Hikotai"

JASDF formed up a new sqn. named "Rinji F-35A Hikotai" on 1 Dec., 2017, at Misawa AB. They have now only one T-4 86-5769 and its new tail markig means "Raijin(God of Thunder)". There will come one F-35A(AX-6) by the end of January. *"Rinji" means "temporary" or "special / extra" in Japanese. *"Hikot...
by Uni
14 Jan 2018, 14:02
Forum: Airshow news!
Topic: Udon Thani, Children's day 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 813

Udon Thani, Children's day 2018

Udon Thani O.H., 13 Jan. 2018 **Static** AlphaJetA 23125(Retired) and 23122 F-5A 23142 / 69160 F-5E 21132 / 91705) F-16C 646 / 143sqn., RSAF L-39ZA 40103 / 365406 Cessna 182S HS-PCA **Flights** AlphaJet A AM and PM: 23112, 23114(spare), 23124 and 23142 F-5E AM only. 21128/91697 F-16C AM: S/N?, PM: 1...
by Uni
01 Jan 2018, 02:30
Forum: Airshow news!
Topic: JAPAN Air Shows 2018
Replies: 57
Views: 22199

Re: JAPAn Air Shows 2018

Some infos. for 2018. <General> 1. Usually, the JASDF release their open house schedule at around 20th March every year. 2. Usually, the JGSDF release their open house schedule at early March, because they open their camps at the season of the cherry blossoms(early April). 3. Usually, the JMSDF rele...
by Uni
01 Jan 2018, 02:29
Forum: Airshow news!
Topic: JAPAN Air Shows 2018
Replies: 57
Views: 22199

JAPAN Air Shows 2018

<FY2017, confirmed> 12 Jan., 2018 JGSDF Narashino. "1st. drop training of the year". It is Friday! 18 Feb., JASDF Ashiya http://www.mod.go.jp/asdf/ashiya/ 3 Mar., 2018 JASDF Komaki, <FY2018, confirmed> * JGSDF Metabaru, O.H. is suspended. 8 Apr. JASDF Kumagaya.0900-1500. Usually F-15, C-1 and CH-47 ...
by Uni
05 Dec 2017, 06:29
Forum: Japan
Topic: REQ: mil spotting around Tokyo
Replies: 12
Views: 4986

Re: REQ: mil spotting around Tokyo

Atsugi: 2 P-1s/day for normal patrol misson on the week end.
Somtimes 1 to 4 of FA-18s visit Atsugi.

Yokota: 1-3 C-17s or C-5s for normal transport mission.

All other air bases are holiday.(Iruma, Shimofusa, Kisaradu, Tateyama, Hyakuri etc.)

Uni
by Uni
29 Oct 2017, 02:25
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: JMSDF lost SH-60J
Replies: 2
Views: 996

Re: JMSDF lost SH-60J

SH-60J(S/N 8282) was salvaged, and found pilot and co-pilot.
One aviator is still missing, but the search mission was finished on 27 Oct..

Uni
by Uni
29 Oct 2017, 02:06
Forum: Airshow news!
Topic: Japan Air Shows 2017
Replies: 38
Views: 15082

Re: Japan Air Shows 2017

29 Oct. Military Review at JASDF Hyakuri(Ibaraki).

CANCELLED!!(becuse of the typhoon)

Uni
by Uni
24 Oct 2017, 17:39
Forum: Airshow news!
Topic: Japan Air Shows 2017
Replies: 38
Views: 15082

Re: Japan Air Shows 2017

Ah... the sticker means "10th anniversary of the (change to) MINDEF". Japan Defence Agancy(Bouei-chou) had changed(upgraded) to Ministry of Defence(Bouei-syou) 10 years ago. So they celebrate it. "-chou" is smaller organization than "-syou". The sticker says in Japanese "Bouei-syou-Ikou 10-syunen" B...
by Uni
20 Oct 2017, 11:22
Forum: Airshow news!
Topic: Japan Air Shows 2017
Replies: 38
Views: 15082

Re: Japan Air Shows 2017

22 Oct. Military Review rehearsal at JASDF Hyakuri(Ibaraki).

CANCELLED!!(becuse of the typhoon)

Uni