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: Two RNZAF McDonnel Douglas A-4K ‘Kiwi Red’ Skyhawks did a ‘Buddy Refuelling’ demo at the RAAF 70th Anniversary Air Display at RAAF Base Richmond YSRI on 11Oct1991. TA-4K NZ6254 Cn 14097 is shown doing airborne refuelling of NZ6209,...
Note: First delivered to the RAAF in December 1978, this aircraft was operational until 2018 when it was delivered to the HARS Museum at Parkes NSW. It will be kept as a static display and if needed provide parts for their operational P-3 Orion...
Note: Close-cropped rear Port-side view of PNG Territory Airlines (Talair) DHC-8-102 Dash 8 P2-GVA MSN 052 on static display at the RAAF Richmond Bi-Centennial Air Display on 13Oct1988. My first flight in a Dash 8 was in this aircraft in Papua...
Note: Low Res rear Port underside view of RAAF 38 Squadron DHC-4 Caribou A4-159 Cn 159 during a handling demonstration at the Bi-Centennial Airshow at RAAF Base Richmond YSRI in Oct 1988. The aircraft wears ‘three tone - Army style’ Camo...
Note: Close-cropped front Stbd side view of Kendell Airlines Saab 340A VH-KDP Cn 340A-052 on static display at the Bi-Centennial Airshow at RAAF Base Richmond YSRI on 13Oct1988. Low res photo. Apologies for quality.
Note: Front Stbd view of ‘JoyFlight’ Bell 206L-1 LongRanger helicopter VH-IHC Cn 45614 Firebird 270, ‘on-the-deck’ with rotors turning, at RAAF Base Richmond YSRI NSW during the Australian Defence Force Airshow on 22Oct2006. The helo had...
Note: Close-cropped Front Stbd view of black ‘JoyFlight’ Bell 206B JetRanger III helicopter VH-SWI Cn 2324 Firebird 286 returning to RAAF Base Richmond YSRI NSW during the Australian Defence Force Airshow on 22Oct2006. The helo had black...