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: "Florence Nightingale" sitting at gate 25 waiting to push for her return flight to Amsterdam. I had just turned around our Air New Zealand flight to London and raced over to catch a glimpse of the beauty before she departed. Note the huge...
Note: KLM Md-11 "Florence Nightingale" inbound for YUL over the city of Montreal. Many features of the city are recognizable: Olympic Stadium, Botanical Garden, St. Lawrence river with its bridges, Ile Sainte-Helene, Downtown.
Note: About two years ago, it was the last time I saw the KLM triholers in action. It was absolutely worthy to wake up at 4.00 am to spend that sunrise with Cely Martin and Angelo J Bufalino and say our last goodbye to this glorious piece of...
Note: Every aviation enthusiast knows who was PH-KCD. It was the very last MD-11 who flew passengers all over the world. KLM performed 3 very nice farewell flights. Here it comes back after the first farewell flight in this special outfit of...
Note: The view from seat 26J, aboard "Florence Nightingale" on the 2nd of three KLM special farewell flights to mark the retirement of the type. Here we are climbing away on take off to commence a right turn to the coast and low level (1700 ft)...
Note: KL9865 operating a ferry flight towards the Mojave desert via Seattle has left the surface of her former homebase Amsterdam Schiphol Airport for the very last time.. Farewell KL MD-11! [1200 pix]
Note: KLM's MD11 (PH-KCD) lands at Toronto's Pearson International 15 days before her last official flight to Toronto. It was a great moment seeing her for the first and last time and the weather couldn't of been any better.
Note: Absolutely thrilled to have been able to recreate the shot I managed almost a year ago on board sister ship, PH-KCE. Many thanks to the passenger who vacated their window seat for me to take this. Taken on board the first of the Farewell...