If you are looking for photos of a specific aircraft type, use this menu. Please note that, due to space constraints, this menu includes only some of the more requested aircraft in our database.
If the aircraft you're searching for is not in this list, use the 'Keywords' field further down in the search menus.
Some menu selections include a generic aircraft model, as well as more specific variants of that airliner.
These variants are denoted by a - before the aircraft name.
Selecting 'Boeing 747,' for example, will show results featuring all Boeing 747 jetliners in our database, while selecting '- Boeing 747-200' will show all Boeing 747-200 variants in our database (Boeing 747-200, Boeing 747-212B, Boeing 747-283F, etc.)
If you are looking for photos of a specific airline, use this menu.
Please note that, due to space constraints, this menu includes only airlines of which 10 or more photos exist in our database.
If the airline you're searching for is not in this list, use the 'Keywords' field further down in the search menu.
Airlines are listed in alphabetical order.
If you are looking for photos taken in a specific country, or at a specific airport, use this menu.
All countries represented in our database are included in this selection menu, which is updated automatically as the database grows.
There must be at least 20 photos from a specific airport in the database before that airport is added to this list.
Use this option to include only photos taken by a specific photographer in your search.
This pulldown menu, in addition to each photographer available as a search limiter, also shows the number of photos currently in the database for each specific photographer, enclosed in brackets.
For example, an option of: - Paul Jones  .. indicates that there are 550 total photos taken by Paul Jones currently in the database.
Note: The total number of photos, enclosed in brackets, is updated four (4) times hourly, and may be slightly inaccurate.
Photographers must have 100 or more photos in the database before their name is included in this selection menu.. The 'All Photographers' selection is the default selection for this option.
If you are looking for a specific category of photo, use this menu.
You may select to display only photos from certain categories, such as Special Paintschemes, Flight Deck photos, etc. New categories are constantly being added to this list.
The 'Keywords' field is perhaps the most useful field included in our search engine. Using this field, you may search for any word, term, or combinations of terms in our database. Every photo field is covered by the Keywords search routine.
The Keywords field is ideal for searching for such specifics as aircraft registrations, photographers' names, specific airport/city names, specific paintschemes (i.e. 'Wunala Dreaming'), etc. To use the Keywords field, begin by selecting a Keyworld search field. You may select either a specific database field (airline, aircraft, etc.), or choose to match your keyword to all database fields.
Next, select a Keyword limiter. There are three options from which to choose: - is exactly - starts with - contains Select the appropriate limiter for your search, then enter the keyword(s) you wish to search in the box on the right.
The Keywords search field is not case-sensitive.
Use this option to include only photos taken in a specific year in your search.
This pulldown menu, in addition to each year available as a search limiter, also shows the number of photos currently in the database for each specific year, enclosed in brackets. For example, an option of: - 2003  .. indicates that there are 55,000 total photos taken in the year 2003 currently in the database. *Note: The total number of photos, enclosed in brackets, is updated four (4) times hourly, and may be slightly inaccurate.
Additionally, decade ranges (1990-1999, etc.) are available as selections in this menu. Selecting a decade range will show all photos matching your other search criteria from the selected decade. The 'All Years' selection is the default selection for this option.
Note: Delivered in 1944 (C54-A) to U.S.A.F. as 442-9023. Converted to DC-4 and delivered to Western Airlines in 1946 as NC88816. Converted to ATL-98 Carvair (C/N:9) in 1963 and delivered to BUAF - British United Air Ferries. Other Reg's: N88816...
Note: Delivered in 1944 (C54-A) to U.S.A.F. as 42-72246. Converted to DC-4 and Delivered to Pan American World Airways in 1947 as N88919. Converted to Carvair in 1964 and Delivered to Iberia as EC-AVD. Other Reg's: I-DALV / N1436V / EC-WVD. B/U...
Note: Delivered in 1946 to DNL Det Norske Luftfartselskab as LN-IAE and later transfered to S.A.S. Crashed in 30 May 2007 as N898AT with Brooks Air Fuel undershot on landing Nixon Fork Mine AK undercarriage collapsed airframe broke up and burned...
Note: This Carvair has been built in 1964, using the frame of C-54 D-ADAM (c/n 3058). It entered service with British Air Ferries, which was renamed British United in 1966. The Carvairs operated in a mixed passenger/freight role, bringing...
Note: Rare photo of both Ansett Airlines ATL-98 Carvairs awaiting sale at Tullamarine in Dec 1974. VH-INK is at left and VH-INM is at right. VH-INK was built as a DC-4 in 1946 and converted to a Carvair in 1965. She joined the Ansett fleet in...
Note: On 30 May 2007, ATL-98 Carvair N898AT, one of only two flying examples of this type left in the world, crashed near McGrath Alaska. It happened at Nixon Fork Mine near McGrath, Alaska. The strip is notorious. There is a hill at the south...
Note: This particular aircraft was the twenty first and last Carvair to roll off the line. It first flew in July 1968 and then delivered to Ansett as VH-INM "Kasby II". She flew in Australia until 1976 when she became N54596 and was WFU and...
Note: One of only two Carvairs flying in the world, we had the great good fortune to see Brooks's N898AT start up and take off during our visit to Fairbanks. Video of this is on You Tube-look under "Proplinerman."