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: Flying home from Temora, I passed over Kyabram in northern central Victoria. A few months later I would be back for the Antique Aeroplane Association's Auster Rally. We had our Rally dinner in the golf club at the top of the shot.
Note: This aircraft was initially registered G-AJIM. It went to Denmark in 1948 as OY-AAK then returned to the UK in 1961, but was exported to Australia in 1971 and registered VH-AUO. Trailered to Melbourne from Perth over a week, its recent...
Note: This Aeronca-built aircraft is a very early 1945-production version of the aircraft that went on to spawn the very successful Champion-Chief-Citabria-Decathlon line. VH-LDT was registered in Australia on 15 July 1998 and is currently based...
Note: This early-production Airtourer was built as an Airtourer 100, but has since been converted to Super 150 (hp) standard. Based nearby at Echuca, Vic., it was registered on 16 October 1962. Seen here arriving at the Antique Aeroplane...
Note: Short-wing Pipers at their best! Both these aircraft started life as Tri-Pacers: VH-DNW has since been converted to Pacer standard. The aircraft behind is VH-SDO. The photo was taken at the Antique Aeroplane Association of Australia's...
Note: The view from behind emphasises the somewhat odd inward-sloping cockpit design of the Bird Dog, obviously intended to give better downward visibility. This beautifully restored Bird Dog was originally USAF 51-12471. Although registered in...
Note: This Cessna 180 was built for the Australian Army. Allocated the 'trade-plate' N5040E for testing, it was delivered on 20 April 1959 and allocated the serial A98-340. It initially served with 16 AOP Flight and later with 161 Recce...
Note: This aircraft was originally registered to Auster as G-AIGN on 4 October 1946. After a couple of months it was sold to a private owner, who re-sold it in Australia in November 1949. It became VH-BNP with the Royal Queensland Aero Club who...
Note: Built to a 1942 USAAF order as a PT-13D, serial 42-17630. Post-war, civilianised as an ag-Stearman, registered N58982 to Reeder Flying Service, Twin Falls, Idaho. Re-registered in Australia as VH-JQY on 11 December 1990. Seen here at the...
Note: Pretty as a picture! This 1951 Cessna 170A is brand new on the Australian Register, having only recently been imported. It was originally N1702D. Photographed at the Antique Aeroplane Association of Australia's Auster Rally.
Note: This Aiglet Trainer, an aerobatic Auster variant, was initially registered G-AMTE on 24 May 52 to Airways Aero Associations of Brentford, Middx. First production test flight on 26 Sept 52. Suffered numerous accidents in the hands of...
Note: This attractive 1968 Citabria was originally registered N1853G in the USA. It came to Australia and was re-registered VH-CIW on 2 March 1990. Seen here visiting the Antique Aeroplane Association of Australia's Auster Rally.
Note: This magnificent 1953 Cessna 195B is a recent import into Australia. It was formerly N2126C and was re-registered VH-VLD on 30 April 2010. Seen here catching the dawn sun at the AAAA Auster Rally.
Note: This 1968 Cessna 150 was orginally N5686G. It was re-registered in Australia as VH-OLW on 13 August 1996 and is currently based at Wentworth, NSW. Seen here at the Antique Aeroplane Association of Australia's Auster Rally.
Note: The President of the Antique Aeroplane Association of Australia has only just imported this magnificent 1948 Cessna 190. It was formerly N3436V and was re-registered VH-AAL(6) on 10 June 2010. Seen here at the AAAA Auster Rally.
Note: Originally built as an Auster Mk V for the RAF, serial TW371. Shipped to Arkonam, India, then post-war to Iwakuni, Japan. Imported to Australia 1952 and civilianised as an Auster 5, registered VH-AZV. Withdrawn from use in 1972, however...
Note: Built to an RAF order and serialled WP791, this aircraft was delivered on 27 June 1952. It appears to have been subsequently written off in an accident and was struck off charge on 29 July 1958. Obviously restored to health, it was civil...
Note: The President of the Antique Aeroplane Association of Australia has only just imported this magnificent 1948 Cessna 190. It was formerly N3436V and was re-registered VH-AAL(6) on 10 June 2010. Seen here catching the dawn sun at the AAAA...