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: The Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Museum is the final resting place for the plane that the late Steve Fossett flew around the world. I was fortunate enough to be able to photograph Steve flying this plane at EAA Oshkosh just before he brought it...
Note: Steve Fossett set a new world record today for the longest flight by any aircraft in history 26,389.3 statute miles.As Steve began his descent from 40 000 feet thirty minutes before an expected arrival at Kent International Airport at...
Note: Canon EOS300D.
Steve has landed! The Virgin Global Flyer landed here at dusk at around 17:10 local time on February 11th. Taken early the following day (in the rain). Notice the two burst main tyres - it had to be pushed off the...
Note: Steve Fossett guides the Virgin GlobalFlyer into the presentation area after landing. This record-setting plane was one of the main attractions at Airventure 2005, and will attempt another longer round-the-world journey in 2006.
Note: Steve Fossett flew this plane completely around the world without refueling earlier this year. Now he's doing a low pass before landing at Airventure, the last stop before being donated to a museum.
Note: The first and only public appearance of GlobalFlyer and its crew since setting a world record. left to right: Tom Poberenzy, President of the EAA; Steve Fossett, GlobalFlyer's pilot; and Sir Richard Branson, Virgin founder and the man...
Note: The new VA GlobalFlyer turns off the runway after landing. To save weight, they didn't install flaps, and with the clean lines, it's real hard to slow down for landing, so they use drag chutes that are deployed in flight!