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:

Basevisit NAS Fallon 2016 NEW REPORT 

 

 

 

Naval Air Station Fallon has its origins in 1942, when the Civil Aviation Administration and the Army Air Corps began building four airfields in the Nevada desert. As part of the Western Defense Program, to defend for an expected Japanese attack on the West Coast. The Korean conflict restored life to the small Air Station in the desert. Once again, the Navy found reason to train...read more


Hill Aerospace Museum in Ogden,Utah NEW REPORT 

 

 

 

 

On a business trip to Utah, I had the opportunity to visit the Hill Air Force Museum, But because I had to get my plane back to Europe I only had two hours to visit the museum. The museum is a tribute to Major Pete Hill who was Killed in 1935 while testing a bomber prototype at Wright Field in Dayton, Ohio...read more


EART 2019 

 

 

 

 

This year the sixth European Air Refuelling Training (EART) was organized from 31 March until 12 April hosted by The Netherlands and led by EATC. Low Approach attended the media day of this exercise and received a look behind the whole organisation of this two week long training exercise...read more


FRISIAN FLAG 2019 

 

 

Between April 1st and 12th the Koninklijke Luchtmacht (Royal Netherlands Air Force) organized a new edition of the 'Frisian Flag' exercise. Air assets from six NATO and Partnership for Peace nations gathered at Leeuwarden airbase to participate in this exercise in order to train close collaboration in possible future conflicts. Throughout the year pilots train and develop their skills on a local level, but an exercise like Frisian Flag...read more

 


MAKS 2017 

 

 

During the third week of July the biennial aviasalon MAKS was held once again at Zhukovsky airport. 2 members attended the event for 3 days. One day they went inside to capture the static exhibition and during the other 2 days they stayed outside the airfield to capture the flying display as this is the best position for photographing the aircraft that perform flying displays, because on base you suffer from backlight the whole day...read more


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

 

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

 

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 

 

 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