Welcome to the website of Low Approach.

 

Low Approach is a small team of enthusiastic photographers with the same passion for aviation. On the homepage you can find news about our projects and the latest reports published on our website. Please have a look at the menu above for all the events we did in the past.

We hope you enjoy our work and bring our website a visit as it will be updated regularly with stunning photo reports.

 

If you have any questions, suggestions or ideas, please don’t hesitate to contact us via email: info@lowapproach.be


Latest reports:

100th Anniversary Finnish Air Force - Jyväskylä-Tikkakoski, Finland NEW REPORT

 

On June 16th and 17th the Ilmavoimat held its 100th Anniversary Air Show at the base of Jyväskylä-Tikkakoski in Central Finland, about 300 kilometers North of Helsinki. In fact this airport has a double function, Jyväskylä Airport has a terminal from which a small number of daily domestic flights arrive and depart towards Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. The military Tikkakoski airbase is the home of the Finnish Air Force Training Wing...read more


RIO 2.3 Ecuvillens NEW REPORT 

 

The first Rencontres Internationale Oldtimers was organized at Ecuvillens near Fribourg in Switzerland in 1990 by the local Aérotique Foundation. This organisation was formed at Ecuvillens in the 1980’s to restore and fly historic aircraft. They bought a Pilatus P.2-06 (U-136/HB-RAR) from the Swiss Air Force. Later they found a Stampe SV4A in Belgium (OO-EFD), restored it and registered it as HB-UPS. After 20 editions of the event there was a pause for 3 years...read more


Ursel Avia 2018 NEW REPORT

 

 In our series of Belgian aviation events we this time have a look at "Ursel Avia" held at the Belgian Air Force reserve field of Ursel situated between Ghent and Bruges, near the town of Aalter in the first weekend of July. It is difficult to categorize this event as it is not really a fly-in, but not a full scale airshow either, it's a bit of a mix enabling the visitors to have a taste of aviation in many different ways.

 

Last years' edition of 'Ursel Avia' was blessed with the ideal...read more


Suomen Ilmailumuseo, Finnish Aviation Museum Helsinki-Vantaa

 

 

The Suomen Ilmailumuseo, or Finnish Aviation Museum, is located at Vantaa next to Helsinki' main international airport. It was opened in 1972 in the basement of the main terminal at Helsinki airport, but it moved to its own location in 1981.

 

The museum covers all aspects of the rich Finnish aviation history, civil aviation, military aviation, homebuilds, gliders, etc. read more


MEETING DE L’AIR NANCY 2018 

 

On Friday 29/06/2018 we were invited to attend the spotters day before the airshow on Saturday 30/06/18 and Sunday 01/07/18 at Base Aérienne 133 Nancy-Ochey.

 

Excellent weather was predicted for the whole weekend! At 06.00 in the morning we arrived at the airbase for registration and security checks before the start of the spotters day. Spotter days at airshows of the French Air Force are organized by..Read More


70 YEARS OF 'SIOUX IN THE SKY' 

 

In 2018 the Belgian Air Force 15th Transport Wing and its squadrons celebrated their 70th Anniversary. To commemorate this occasion two of its aircraft received a special color scheme designed by the duo Peter Verheyen and Johan Wolfs, who have been responsible for the vast majority of special schemes in the Belgian Air Force over the last decades.

 

 To mark this occasion a special photo shoot was organized...read more


PAIJAT-HAMEEN ILMAILUMUSEO, LATHI, FINLAND 

 

 

 

The Paijat-Hameen Ilmailumuseo is under the same management as the Aviation Museum at Helsinki-Vantaa and can be considered their storage/restoration facility. It is located on a private airfield in the town of Lahti which is about 100 km north of Helsinki.

 

Like the museum in Halli also Lahti houses a nice collection...read more


HALLINPORTTI ILMAILUMUSEO, HALLI, FINLAND 

 

 

 

 

This museum is situated near the town of Halli, when you have almost reached the Hallinportti Ilmailumuseo certainly do not forget to make a small detour to view and photograph the magnificent Saab 35XS Draken that is preserved near the center of this small town...Read More

 


BELGIAN AIR FORCE DAYS 2018 

 

On the 8th and 9th of September the Belgian Air Force organized once again the Belgian Air Force Days, hosted at Kleine-Brogel Airbase situated in Peer, Limburg. The last edition of the BAFD organized in Kleine-Brogel was in 2014 with very high quality participants both in the static as the flying display. (report 2014) So also for this edition our expectations were very high.

 

With the return of the BAFD to Kleine-Brogel, the organizers...read more


ATHENS FLYING WEEK 2018

 

On the 22nd and 23rd of September, for the third consecutive year, Tanagra air base (home of the Greek Mirage 2000s), opened its gates to the public during the seventh Athens Flying Week. Despite the fact that the airshow is quite new to all Greeks, around 40.000 visitors attended and took the opportunity to witness this unique spectacle up close.

 

During the weekend, many participants, domestic but also foreign, were presented in this aviation fest. There were interesting...read more