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: Built as a DC-3C NC15473. To the USAAC as C-41 38-502 in 1938. Civilianised as DC-3A NC15473 in 1945. To N54595 in 1949, N12 in 1951, N43 in 1973, back to N54595 in 1978 and to N41HQ in 1994. The aircraft was purchased by Next Century...
Note: 1920px. Unfortunately not with us anymore, in November 1998 the DC-3 was on a flight from Playa Grande when it crashed into mountainous terrain near Quetzaltenango Airport. Instrument meteorological conditions (thick fog and rain)...
Note: 1920px. N67588 first flew for the United States Army Air Force as 43-16070. It was damaged in an emergency landing at Point McKenzie, AK on 24 May 1998, after it ran out of fuel. It was dismantled and trucked to Anchorage and was stored...
Note: Wartime C-47 42-24029 delivered to the US Army Air Force July 19, 1943. Transferred to the Reconstruction Finance Corp in 1946, the aircraft was sold to Skyfreight Airlines in 1947 and on to Canadian Pacific Airlines just weeks later on...
Note: 1920px for a gorgeous photo. This originally a C-47 registered 42-92651 was delivered to the RAF as KG440 in February 1944. Returned to the US Air Force in July 1946, the transport became C-FGHL the same month. Registered to Ontario...
Note: Such a lovely classic I had the chance to get during a wonderful airside tour around the airport on that day, plus five other DC-3 (N15MA, N32TN, N587MB, N705GB and YV2119). This Douglas DC-3C, built in 1944, was involved in an unfortunate...
Note: This Aircraft served in the RNZAF in the 1940/1950s then was used for Agricultural purposes from the late 1950s till the 1970/1980s. Was then on display at Mystery Creek near Hamilton in 2012 and now Te Kowhai Airfield since 2019.