Spotting Report: Cherry Blossom Season at Tokyo Narita Airport

Spotting Report: Cherry Blossom Season at Tokyo Narita Airport

(Posted on March 31, 2018) Every year, millions of Japanese do hanami – cherry blossom viewing all over the country. And, hundreds if not thousands of aviation enthusiasts (as well as “non-avgeeks”) visit Sakura no Yama park near Narita airport to enjoy the cherry…

Spotting Report: Enjoying Hawaiian Traffic at Kahului and Molokai

Spotting Report: Enjoying Hawaiian Traffic at Kahului and Molokai

(Posted on July 30, 2017) While the main purpose of my trip to Hawaii was being on the AirAsia X inaugural from Osaka to Honolulu, I also wanted to take the opportunity to try do some island-hopping and a bit of spotting. Luckily, it all worked out almost perfectly – including weather…

Airshow Report: Chitose Air Festival 2017

Airshow Report: Chitose Air Festival 2017

(Posted on July 26, 2017) Last weekend, I had a chance to visit Chitose Air Base near Sapporo for its annual airshow. As such, I decided to report on that one before continuing with my Hawaii articles. I flew from Narita to Sapporo with Jetstar and then met up with some friends…