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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.)
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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.
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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: Scanned from a negative / Delivered to United as N73102 on 2nd September 1952. Then with Frontier from 9th August 1966, then with Golden State Airlines as N116GS from 6th January 1980. Then with Aspen Airways from February 1984 and...
Note: Delivered in 1957 to Avensa as YV-C-EVJ. W/O on 03 August 2011 at YDU as C-GKFP with Nolinor Aviation. Other Reg's: YV-63C / N4862M. Seen here in basic Air New England colours.
Original Kodachrome K25
Note: Scanned from a negative / Delivered to United Airlines as N73111 on 29th September 1952, then bought by Napier-Eland on 25th September 1960 and converted to a Convair-540. Bought by Allegheny Airlines in 1960 and re-registered as N540Z....
Note: [1200px] - Photographed shortly before being dismantled, ending the aircraft's 64 years in the air. The airline's only other remaining CV580 (ZK-CIB) was flown to Wanaka to be preserved in May 2022 marking the last flight ever of a...
Note: Raytheon's classic 1958 built Convair 580 returning home to Tucson after a long sortie out at Edwards AFB. This bird has spent the majority of its life as a private executive shuttle until Raytheon acquired it in the late 90s and began...
Note: Scanned from a negative / this aircraft crashed about a year after this picture was taken, ie on September 27th 2000 while flying at the time for Hydro Quebec on a flight from Montreal to La Grande to fly employees of Hydro Quebec to this...
Note: Delivered in 1955 to “Bethlehem Steel Co.” (N910BS) according to Andre Du-pont. It had multiple owners, changing to multiple registrations. But finally, after serving as 8 different reg, in 1991 it arrived to the Mexican Air force...
Note: 55 people tragically lost their lives in 1989 when this aircraft lost control in flight. According to Aviation Safety whilst en route to Hamburg from Oslo oscillations in the vertical stabiliser had violently developed causing flutter in...