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:

Blue Wings 2020 – Nörvenich AB, Germany NEW REPORT

 

 

 

On August 15th, 2020 an official announcement from the Heyl Ha’Avir (Israeli Air Force - IAF) announced that they would partipate in a joint exercise with the German Luftwaffe from Nörvenich airbase near Cologne between August 17th and August 28th.  During this exercise they would train with the local Eurofighter Typhoons from Taktisches Luftwaffengeschwader 31 ‘Boelcke’...read more


Kakamigahara Aerospace & Science Museum NEW REPORT

 

The Kakamigahara Aerospace & Science Museum closed for renovation at the end of September 2016 and reopened in 2018. After a first visit in 2013, time for another visit to see the changes they’ve made. But first a little bit of history.

 

Kakamigahara is the location of Japan's second airstrip built in 1917. The surrounding area was, and is, an important...read more


Aer Chór na hÉireann (Irish Air Corps) 

 

A few months ago I was offered the opportunity to join an organized base-visit to Casement Aerodrome at Baldonnel, the home of the Aer Chór na hÉireann, the Irish Air Corps (IAC).  With the material gathered during this visit and a few pictures from my personal archive I will try to give you an overview of the current air assets of this relatively unknown and relatively rarely seen (on mainland Europe at least) air force...read more


Athens Flying Week 2019, Tanagra Airbase, Greece 

 

Low Approach Aviation Photography attended the 8th edition of the AFW for the second time in row. In 2018 we saw some very interesting participators, so we flew back to Athens in 2019 with high expectations and hopefully this year again with some nice surprises in the static or flying display. This edition of the Athens Flying Week was again organized at Tanagra AFB, the home of the Hellenic Air Force Dassault Mirage 2000’s...Read more


Radom International Airshow 2018 

 

 

 

On the 24th of August 2018 we left around 11 am for the airshow in Radom. After a bus trip from 22 hours we finally arrived on the 25th of August around 07 am at Radom. Sadly the weather was not on our side, very humid weather and rain showers.After a small walk we arrived at the entrance of the airshow...read more


Aviation Days - Florennes-Cerfontaine 2018 

 

 

 

 

 

In our series of smaller Belgian aviation events we take a look at the Aviation Days that were held at Florennes and Cerfontaine in June of 2018. Although it was intended as a 'local' event, many spotters from the rest of the country made...read more


Spottingtrip UK, Mildenhall 

 

 

 

The annual spotters trip from Low Approach went to the UK this year. It was foreseen to visit Duxford, Mildenhall, Lakenheath and Marham. Unfortunately, Marham was removed from the list because the F-35B’s were deployed to Cyprus during our time in the UK.

On Sunday we stopped at Duxford and also spent...read more


Suomen Ilmailumuseo, Tikkakoski, Finland 

 

 

The second museum that I visited on my trip to Finland in June 2018 was the Suomen Ilmailumuseo, or the Finnish Air Force Museum, that is located in Tikkakoski next to the airbase. In 2018 the Finnish Air Force, or Ilmavoimat, celebrated its 100th Anniversary and a visit to the museum gives you an excellent overview of its history.

 

The French Morane-Saulnier Type L was build...read more

 


60 Years Taktisches Luftwaffengeschwader 71 “Richthofen"

 

 

 

This year the Taktisches Luftwaffengeschwader 71 “Richthofen" celebrated its 60th anniversary . A family day was planned with some visitors. A rumour of a special paint was also buzzing around. Not a big event, but interesting enough to pay this base another visit. Last visit was in 2017 for excercise “Brilliant Arrow”...read more