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: This Gloster Meteor F.8 was manufactured at Beauvechain in 1953. Operated by 29th and 33rd Squadrons at Brustem, 4th Squadron at Beauvechain and last-time by Fighter School at Koksijde. In 1985-86 was preserved at Liége-Bierset as EG-244....
Note: Close-cropped front Portside view of preserved RAAF Gloster Meteor F8 A77-870 Cn WK748 Code 870 parked outdoors at the RAAF Museum at RAAF Base Point Cook YMPC on 26Jan1988. The Special Occasion was the Bi-Centennial (200 years) of the...
Note: Close-cropped front Portside view of preserved RAAF Gloster Meteor F8 A77-875 MSN WK798 Code 875 on external storage at RAAF Base Williamtown YWLM in Sep 1970. [Meteor A77-875 (Named ‘Chloe’) was Delivered 11May1953. Served with 77...
Note: Having been on display at Lasham for a number of years, the museum closed so Speke Aerodrome Heritage Group split her in to three sections and brought her to the old Liverpool Airport apron for display. After several years of storage in...
Note: Preserved at the Tangmere Military Aviation Museum, near Chichester. This aircraft is a composite using parts from Meteor WA984 as well. The airframe now wears the identity VZ440, the serial of the RAF’s first F8 delivered to No 43...
Note: Close-cropped view of the Instrument Panel of RAAF Gloster Meteor F8 A77-875 Cn WK798 Code 875 on display at Fighterworld Museum RAAF Base Williamtown YWLM on 28Oct2017. Meteor A77-875 (Named ‘Chloe’) was Delivered 11May1953. Served...
Note: Close-cropped front Stbd view of single seat RAAF Gloster Meteor F8 A77-875 Cn WK798 Code 875 on display at Fighterworld Museum RAAF Base Williamtown YWLM on 28Oct2017. Irreverently nick-named ‘Meatbox’ A77-875 (Named ‘Chloe’) was...
Note: Heritage flight at RAAF Base Williams (Point Cook) for the 100th anniversary of military aviation in Australia. consisting of a F.8 Meteor (think the only flying example in the world) a CA-27 Mk.32 Sabre and a CAC-18 Mk.21 Mustang.
Note: From the adf serials website; Delivered 08/01/51.
Flew 485 missions in Korea with 77 Sqn RAAF.
Damaged a MiG 15 in combat.
Withdrawn from use 11/04/60.
Struck off 22/09/60.
Was on Static Display at Treloar Technology Centre,...
Note: WK991 was constructed by the Gloster Aircraft Company at Hucclecote and was awaiting collection from there on 8th July 1953. It was delivered to 20 MU at RAF Aston Down where five days later where it was accepted onto the RAF books. From...