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: Started off with United Airlines in 1965 as N7035U. Then flew for Allegheny Airlines in 1978, then US Air in 1979. Changed registration to YV-81C in 1983 as it joined Avivensa, then changed again upon joining Servivensa with this...
Note: First flew in 1967 for United Airlines as N7087U before joining American Trans Air (ATA). In May 1988 it was leased to British Airways before returning to ATA 3 months later. The last known reg was N931PG.
Note: On display at the Museum of Flight Airpark next to CF-TGE. This was the prototype Boeing 727 that was delivered to United Air Lines; Boeing did not retain it as a flight test aircraft. It remained with the airline for its entire 27-year...
Note: The very 1st 727 is back to airworthy condition and has obtained FAA's ferry permit to ferry the plane from PAE to Museum of Flight's main campus at BFI.
Here shows the restored economy/coach cabin seats with United's original color....
Note: 25 years of restoration all came down to that 17 minutes flight from PAE to BFI. The last flight of the first 727 ever built. She will spend the rest of her flight in the Museum of Flight. It was an honor to be there and witnessed her last...
Note: Technicolor View of the Flight Deck (taken without flash) of Vintage United Airlines B727-22 N7017U Code 7317 Cn 18309. Photo taken at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry on 26Jul2015. (First flight of N7017U was on 14May1964).
Note: Photo has been taken at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. There they display the complete right side of the aircraft in a wonderful condition. Inside you can see the awesome cockpit with all original instruments and the main...