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: On display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. The USAAF operated the Mosquito as a photographic and weather reconnaissance aircraft, nightfighter and for Red Stocking intelligence gathering missions. This Mosquito with a red...
Note: Now marked as Shimmy IV, this aircraft retired in 1957 as the last operational propeller-driven fighter in a USAF tactical unit while named Sharp Shooter. National Museum of the United States Air Force
Note: Built as a -D, converted to -B in 1958 for reunion of Doolittle Raiders, some of whom got to fly the airplane before it was delivered to the museum. Painted as Jimmy Doolittle's 40-2344. National Museum of the United States Air Force
Note: Built as a -B model, later converted to a -D model. The last C-47 in active USAF service. Painted in the markings of 43-15213, which towed gliders on D-Day, and later "snatched" gliders on the ground in Europe for return to England. ...
Note: Actually 45-49167, but painted as 44-33287 Five by Five, flown by Col. Joseph Laughlin. Flown as a civilian warbird and raced at Reno prior to coming to the museum.
National Museum of the United States Air Force
Note: Originally conceived to be an interceptor, later intended as a long-range escort, the P-75 design was eventually abandoned after unsatisfactory performance during testing. National Museum of the United States Air Force
Note: Sacred Cow - transport for Presidents Roosevelt and Truman. Famous for its elevator that would lift President Roosevelt in his wheelchair, but also because President Truman signed the National Security Act of 1947 onboard, which created...
Note: On display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Built in San Diego, the Liberator was ferried to the 9th Air Force, where it was assigned to the 512th Bomb Squadron of the 376th BG. “Strawberry Bitch” flew over 50 missions,...
Note: On display at the National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C. The SPAD XIII was an improvement over the SPAD VII. These biplanes were widely used by the Allies, including aces like Guynemer, Fonck and Rickenbacker. Assigned to Lt....
Note: On display at the Museum of Flight. This Thunderbolt was recovered from La Paz for restoration. “Big Stud” is painted in the markings of Col. Robert L. Baseler, CO of 325th FG from July 1943 to April 1944 in the Mediterranean...