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: Compact Sea Hawk with its folded wings, this is one of 74 operated by the Indian Navy. The leaping White Tiger of Rewa on the nose denotes the emblem of INAS 300, IN’s first carrier-based fighter squadron commissioned on 7 July 1960 by...
Note: Sea King on board museum ship INS Vikrant with the emblem of INAS 330 “Harpoons” visible under the cockpit. The first Sea King landed on INS Vikrant on 26 July 1971 and INAS 330 last embarked her in Nov. 1994. During the 1971 war,...
Note: On display at Naval Air Museum Goa. Three Vampire FB Mk.52s and one T. Mk.55 formed the Naval Jet Flight at Sulur in 1958, which became INAS 550 ‘A’ Flight and later INAS 551 “Phantoms”. INAS 551 relocated to INS Hansa at Goa and...
Note: Making a short hop from INS Rajali, this P-8I of INAS 312 “Albatross” flies straight as an arrow down the centreline at 300 AGL past Smt. N. Sitharaman, Minister of Defence on the opening day of Aero India 2019.
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Note: The Tu-142's huge refuelling boom points in the direction of 240° magnetic amidst this ethereal dusk penumbra. Two days later, on the 29th of March 2017, after about 29 years & 30,000+ hours of accident-free service the bears flew into...
Note: The late afternoon light falls on IN315 in the boneyard at INS Rajali. One of eight Tu-142M long range maritime reconnaissance aircraft to have served with INAS 312, these were the fastest turboprops in the world. Only two remain active,...
Note: Standing under the shade of the wing of IN311 and looking back at IN318, the last in the series of the Tu-142MK-E lined up at the boneyard at INS Rajali. These aircraft served with INAS 312 ‘Albatross’ in the long range maritime...
Note: Indian Navy's Show Stopper performing some moves over the Arabian Sea with the iconic Gateway of India in the backdrop. Indian Navy Westland SeaKing, IN557 at Mumbai on the occasion of Navy Day. 1920 Pixels.
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Note: Nice composition here on the occasion of Navy Day that is the 4th of December. Indian Navy's Show Stopper i.e. the Westland Sea King turning back for INS Shikra after giving a spectacular MARCOS performance and some of their own...