Naha Airport Runway Temporarily Closed After F-15 Fighter Problem

Naha Airport runway temporarily closed after F-15 fighter problemThe sole runway at Naha Airport in Okinawa was forced to close temporarily on Monday after a Japanese Air Self-Defense Force F-15 fighter jet had trouble with its front-landing gear, forcing at least 60 commercial flights to be canceled or diverted to other destinations.

Legendary Karate Fighter, Film Star Willie Williams Conducts Local Seminar'

Legendary karate fighter, film star Willie Williams conducts local seminar'Kyokushin Karate World Champion Fighter and film star Willie Williams recently did a special “Kyokushin Karate Training Seminar” at The Jenkins Center in Murfreesboro.
Williams was invited to conduct this seminar by local Kyokushin Karate instructor Kenny Buffaloe. Williams and Buffaloe trained together under world renowned Karate master Shihan Shigeru Oyama of Japan, who recently passed. This made this training seminar even more special and Williams and Buffaloe dedicated it to the memory of their famous teacher.

Sdf Rescues Apparent Pilot Of Crashed Us Fighter

SDF rescues apparent pilot of crashed US fighterJapan's Maritime Self-Defense Force has rescued a person who appears to be the pilot of a US Marine Corps fighter jet. The aircraft crashed off southwestern Japan on Wednesday night.

Japanese, British Fighter Planes Meet For 1st Time Since World War Ii

Japanese, British fighter planes meet for 1st time since World War IIBritish fighter planes will take on Japanese aircraft for the first time since World War II in aerial combat drills following the arrival in Japan on Saturday of four Royal Air Force Typhoon Eurofighters.
The joint practice at Japan's northern Misawa Air Base starts on Sunday and will be the first time Japan's air force train at home with a foreign force other than that of the United States.

Japan Fighter Jets Trained With Us Bombers

Japan fighter jets trained with US bombersJapan's Air Self-Defense Force says its fighter jets held a joint drill with US strategic bombers flying to South Korea from Guam.
The 2 B-1 bombers were sent from an airbase in Guam to South Korea on Tuesday in response to North Korea's 5th nuclear test last Friday.

Lexus Lc Races F18 Jet Fighter In Spain

Lexus LC Races F18 Jet Fighter in SpainThe Lexus LC European tour kicked off last week with a friendly race against an F18 jetfighter at the Torrejon Air Base outside of Madrid.
The Lexus LC 500 will now be on display at the Madrid Auto Show from May 10-16, with its next stop scheduled for Amsterdam on May 18th.

Japan, Us Agree To Relocate Fighter Jet Training

Japan, US agree to relocate fighter jet trainingJapanese and US governments have agreed to further disperse US fighter jet training in Japan to reduce the impact on residents.
The governments decided to relocate about 10 training sessions during fiscal 2016, which started this April.

Nissan Says No Chance For Toyota 86 Fighter

2014 Detroit Auto Show : Nissan IDx Concepts Visit Detroit, at Least One of Them May Be Built in 2016If you were still holding out an iota of hope that Nissan could change its mind about producing a model like the exciting IDX Concept, we've got bad news for you. Shiro Nakamura, the Japanese brand's chief creative officer, told Auto Express there are no plans for an inexpensive, rear-wheel drive performance vehicle anytime soon. The niche product is just too expensive to develop.

Additional F15 Fighter Jets Deployed In Okinawa

Additional F15 fighter jets deployed in OkinawaJapan's Air Self-Defense Force has deployed more than 10 additional F15 fighter jets at its base in Okinawa to strengthen its air defense capabilities around the Nansei Islands.
More than 20 F15 fighters have already been deployed at the Naha Air Base, and the latest addition brings the total to 40.

Asdf Scrambled Fewer Fighter Jets Last Year

ASDF scrambled fewer fighter jets last yearJapan's Defense Ministry says the number of times Air Self-Defense Force fighter jets had to scramble has been declining in recent months.
ASDF fighter jets are sent to intercept unidentified aircraft approaching Japanese airspace.