Keishi Nukina

Keishi is an aviation enthusiast based originally from Slovakia, currently based in Japan. Besides publishing his work on KN Aviation, he also contributes to several aviation publications including Airliner World in the UK and AIRLINE in Japan.

Star Wars BB-8™ ANA Jet Pt. 1: The Roll-Out

Spotting Report: Star Wars BB-8™ ANA Jet Roll-Out at Osaka Itami

This is the first half of a report about my recent trip to Osaka related to the rollout and inaugural flight of ANA’s third Star Wars aircraft – the BB-8 Jet. The first part covers the background of the trip as well as the rollout and subsequent night shooting of the aircraft. To read about …

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Dreamlifting in Nagoya

Spotting Report: Dreamlifting Weekend at Nagoya Centrair Airport

Posted: March 22, 2016 A couple of weeks ago, the friend that I organized the Iran tour with received an invitation to participate in an aviation memorabilia show at Nagoya Centrair airport to promote the Iran tour and also to sell some goods. After a bit of discussions, we decided to take the chance to …

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Day 5: Caspian 737 and MD-82 to Shiraz and Back

Tour Report: Iranian S&C Day 5 – Shiraz on Caspian 737-300 & MD-83

<–Day 4: Pouya An-74 Joyride & FARS Hangar Visit (Traveled on February 17, 2016) After the four short course tour members returned back to Kuala Lumpur, there was still a lot to come for the remaining six of us. On the fifth day of the tour – the first day of the long course – …

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Day 4: Pouya Air An-74 Joyride & FARS Hangar Visit

Tour Report: Iranian S&C Day 4 – Pouya An-74 Flight & FARS Hangar Visit

<– Day 3: Isfahan Sights & Back to THR with Qeshm (Traveled on February 16, 2016) While the previous days were a mix of aviation and sightseeing, day 4 was a day full of aviation. On this day, we chartered a Pouya Air Antonov An-74 for a one-hour joyride starting and ending at Tehran Mehrabad …

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Iran: Isfahan

Iran: Isfahan

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Day 3: Isfahan Sights & Back to THR with Qeshm

Tour Report: Iranian S&C Day 3 – Qeshm Air Fokker 100 from Isfahan to Tehran

<– Day 2 Pt. 2: To the Abbasi Gardens with Iran Air (Traveled on February 15, 2016) Our third day in Iran was spent in the beautiful city of Isfahan which offers many sights worth seeing. After spending the whole day there, we flew back to Tehran on a Qeshm Air Fokker 100. Morning in …

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Spotting Report: “Egypt 1” A340-200 Visits Tokyo Haneda

On March 2, 2016, an A340-200 belonging to the Egyptian government departed Tokyo Haneda airport after President el-Sisi’s official state visit to Japan. Read below for more information about his visit as well as to see more photos of his departure. From February 28th until March 2nd 2016, Egyptian President Mr. Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi visited Japan …

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Tour Report: Iranian S&C Day 2 – Iran Air A320 from Tehran to Isfahan

<–Day 2 Pt. 1: Iran Aseman 727 to Ahwaz and Back (Traveled on February 14, 2016) The second part of the report of day 2 of our tour covers the time we spent in Tehran after our arrival from Ahwaz. Furthermore, it covers our flight from Tehran to Isfahan onboard an Iran Air Airbus A320 …

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Iran: Ahwaz

Iran: Ahwaz

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