If you are looking for photos of a specific size, use this menu. Enter the minimum size you are looking for in pixels.
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: Taking a flight on the last operational MD-500 the National Police has. The other two crashed. At the moment we had just departed from the police hangar, and were flying to the end of the runway to do some photos. Always good to fly with...
Note: A peculiar way to move an aircraft hehe This beautiful Piper 34 of the Ecuadorian Police, based at Guayaquil, being moved to another hangar during a sunny and very warm morning at GYE. Ex N914RC.
Note: What an interesting registration of the Ecuadorian police! Luckily, on my visit to the Aeropolicial hangar, I was able to catch the one and only Bell 206 of our police as it is on maintenance for a while.
Note: A beautiful Golden Eagle resting at the Aeropolicial hangar at GYE but it will soon fly for this new government operator. This Cessna was seized by the ecuadorian police in 2019 because it was involved in some drug business. Ex- HC-CIE of...
Note: The only MD500 that remains in the Ecuadorian Police since the other two (PN-116 & PN-120) had accidents in 2016 and 2019 respectively. This one is based in Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas and can sometimes be seen in Portoviejo but it has...
Note: A beautiful Piper Chieftain belonging to the National Police of Ecuador being towed in its hangar while preparing for a new mission.
This is one of the several aircraft that this state institution operates, among which are another...
Note: Ex- PR-HDK. Special visitor at the old Mariscal Sucre Airport, this helicopter has base at Guayaquil Airport (SEGU) so it's a rare sight here. Special thanks to Antonio Espinel and the people of the Ecuadorian National Police for the...