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: Scanned from a negative / Delivered to American Airlines on 1st February 1968, then flew with Express One with the same registration before changing to N316NE and finally served with Being Golf Air as XU-RKG. Was broken up later at...
Note: Scanned from a negative / Delivered to Northwest on 2nd March 1965. Then flew with Kabo Air as 5N-MAM in 1992 then with African Transair as 5N-NAM in 1993, then with Transafrik Intl as S9-TBA and finally back to African Trans Air as...
Note: Scanned from a negative / Delivered to TWA on 9th December 1983, then with AA under same registration and finally with One-To-Go from March 2007 under HS-OME and ceased operations in April 2006. Then in March 2009 operated with Thai Orient...
Note: Scanned from a negative / Very busy cargo ramp. All aircrafts arrived in the morning and then from 1pm, they shut the rwy to allow all of them to take off one behind the other. Quite a treat and impressive!
Note: Scanned from a negative / Was delivered to Continental Airlines as N8910 on 18th October 1967, then flew with Southern Airways, then Hughes Airways as N9350. After serving with USPS, it flew with USA Jet Airlines as N567PC and...
Note: Scanned from a negative / Delivered on 26th January 1968 to Trans Texas Airlines as N1307T and then flew with Continental Airlines with same registration. After USPS, it flew with Kitty Hawk with registration N564PC and finally served with...
Note: Scanned from a negative / Flew prior to USPS with Continental Airlines as N8906, then with Air Canada as CF-TOS, then Air Florida, Emerald Airlines and Air National as N70AF. After serving with USPS it flew with Kitty Hawk as N561PC,...
Note: Scanned from a negative / Prior joining Southern Air Transport, it was delivered to Alaska Airlines as N9227R on 22 March 1967, then went on to Saturn Airways as N18ST, then Transamerica under same registration. After flying for Southern...