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: Low res standard lens Stbd side coastal ‘Scenic View' taken from the rear seat of RAN VC724 Sqn TA-4G Skyhawk N13-154647 Cn 13765 Code 878, approaching Rainbow Beach (with Coloured Sands - at right) in SE Queensland on a flight from...
Note: Air to Air Stbd side view of RAN VC-724 A-4G Skyhawk N13-154904 Code 883, taken from TA-4G N13-154647 (Code 878) on 31Aug1977. Photo taken In-Flight between RAAF Amberley and the Tin Can Bay Training Area. A4-G Code 883, Delivered to the...
Note: Low res close-cropped front Stbd view of RAN Fairey Firefly AS5 WB518 MSN F8646 (with Code K903 visible), pole mounted in a park in Griffith NSW during Easter 1973 (Apr 1973). WB518 sat on the pole from 1966 to 1991. I saw this aircraft...
Note: Close-cropped rear Stbd view of RAN Westland Sea King Mk50A N16-118 (Code 907), being ‘pushed’ downhill by a Clarktor towmotor at NAS Nowra YSNW (HMAS Albatross) during an ‘Air Day’ on 26Oct2008. The 'wing walker' with the wheel...
Note: Close-cropped head-on underside view of RAN Westland Sea King Mk 50a N16-238 (WA929) Code 920 operated by 817 Sqn during a handling demonstration at the Phillips Sky Fest at Canberra Airport on 17Mar1986. This aircraft was acquired in 1983...
Note: Delivered 08/03/77.
Loaned to RAN, code 899.
Returned to Army.
01/09/87 Crashed in Tasmania, due to dynamic roll-over whilst attempting to land.
The remains have been used in a composite rebuild at RAAHC Amberley to be used as an...
Note: Underside view of RAN Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk Romeo N48-016 MSN 70-4459 Code 16, taken before the ‘Spectacular 60 Aircraft Flypast’ over Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra ACT, ‘Commemorating 100 Years of the Royal Australian Air Force’...