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: Sad ending to this one. A retired and half chopped C130 of the Ecuadorian Air Force remained at the old airport when it was closed. This one was completely chopped between October 2018 and May 2019 now only it nose remains at the Mariscal...
Note: One of two remaining DC-6s in Ecuador. This beautiful 1956 airframe is preserved inside of La Carolina Park in the north of Quito. This DC-6 was first operated by Western Airlines and Braniff International as N91311, then it was registered...
Note: Rolling down to runway 21 for departure during the Aeromundo Spotter Day SEGU 2019. The pilot opened the door and wave at us after this shot. First pic with its new colors, even though nowadays it also wears a design of a snake head on its...
Note: A great classic which continues soaring through the skies; the only Ecuadorian B737-200 still in service taking off from SEGU to an uncertain destination.
It was spectacular to capture my favorite Ecuadorian Air Force plane in a...
Note: Brought to Quito all the way from Guayaquil for high altitude test flights. People with orange suits are Airbus personnel accompanying the air force pilots and mechanics. A very rare capture of an air force aircraft at an army base such as...
Note: One of the two presidential planes of the Ecuadorian government. Here we see “FAE001” taking off from runway 21 towards the capital, Quito.
The aircraft was with President “Lenín Moreno” on board after a visit to the city of...
Note: This little boy doing a touch and take off at runway 03 at SEGU.
FAE uses these new aircraft for training of its students, and their base is located at SESA. Usually, these aircraft do some touch and takeoff at some runways at Ecuador,...
Note: A historic war horse reposing at SESA under a beach sun.
This aircraft rests between two other supersonics, a Sepecat Jaguar (FAE-302) and an IAI Kfir (FAE-912).
Thanks so much to Diogo Da Conceição for the help on the edition of...
Note: Ex FAE712 with Ecuadorian Air Force. It was previously operated by RAF as WH555. It arrived in Ecuador in 1955 among other 12 planes and were the first Ecuadorian AF jet plane. They were operated until 1972 and where replaced by most...