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 1967 to Qantas as VH-EBT. Still flying with USAF converted to E-8C as 94-0284. Other Reg's: N861BX / N2178F. Seen here in basic DETA Mozambique colours during a very short lease (Jun 1979 - Oct 1979).
Original Kodak Mounted...
Note: Never thought I would get to see one of these vintage birds. Really grateful to the people out at BQK. If you look closely to the fuel tank on the wing you can see the green florescents on the back end.
Note: 'Omega 52' on final for RWY15 at RAAF Amberley. Absolutely brilliant being able to shoot a Boeing 707 flying in 2017. This aircraft is based at RAAF Amberley for a month in support of Exercise Talisman Saber. Ex VH-EAI with Qantas and...
Note: Stbd side view of the forward fuselage of formerly pristine 33 Squadron Boeing 707-338C A20-627 Cn 19627 at RAAF Base Richmond YSRI on 22Oct2006. Photo taken at the 2006 ADF Airshow at Richmond. A20-627, Named 'Windsor Town', was formerly...
Note: Wide angle view of the Cockpit of RAAF 33 Squadron B707-338C(KC) A20-627 Cn 19627 on static display, while located at the ‘Wings Over Illawarra’ Airshow at Wollongong - Albion Park Airport, (YWOL) on Saturday 06May2017. This aircraft...
Note: Former Qantas Boeing 707, build in 1968 and she has flown there until 1977. After several switches to other companies, since 1990 operating for Avistar from Cyprus, and in summer 1991 only in use for medical transports on behalf of the...
Note: Port side view of the forward fuselage of RAAF 33 Squadron B707-338KC Tanker A20-623 Cn 19623, taking off at the Defence Force Airshow, RAAF Base Richmond YSRI on 22Oct2006. The grey livery is good camouflage when dark overcast conditions...
Note: A photo from my very early spotting days. Shot within weeks of starting taking pictures, number crunching had started a few months earlier. I used to love this far corner of the Queens' Building, which is now gone for ever.
Note: Front end of RAAF 33 Squadron Boeing 707-338C Tanker A20-624 acne 19624, which was formerly Qantas VH-EAD on static display at Avalon. (The aircraft, in original white livery, was not open for public viewing.) Photo taken at the Avalon...
Note: Rare low res 1977 Boeing 707 In-Flight Wing View (looking past Port P&W JT3D-3B engines). Photo taken from Qantas Boeing 707-338C VH-EAB, Cn 19622 (Named 'City of Canberra'), departing Sydney on an 8.4 hour Charter Flight to Butterworth...
Note: Rare In-Flight 'Wing View' from RAAF 33 Flight Boeing 707-338C A20-624 Cn 19624, crossing the West Australian coast (Kimberley region) during an 8 and 1/2 hour flight to Butterworth Malaysia on 05Dec1980. I was departing on a two year...