Japan Self Defense Force, Air Components if a coffee table photo book covering the air components of the Japanese Defense Force. 78 pages with 52 full spread photo’s, with stunning photo’s of the F-15, F-4, F-2, YS-11, C-1, OH-1, US-1 and many, many more.
For an aircraft spotter, Japan is a must visit destination. The Japan Self-Defense Force (JSDF) utilizes some aircraft types nowhere to be seen outside of Japan. The JSDF is divided in three branches. The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF), Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF). All branches have their own air component.
This book will cover all the military airfields and museums visited, and the photo’s made during this trip.
The trip was made in 2006, covering most of Japan, except Hokkaido, in a combined military and civil road trip.