Badge overview

Collect badges by uploading photos of rare and special aircraft or earn badges for reaching milestones. Badges can also be earned for photos of outstanding quality.

Photographer achievements

Screeners' choice badge
Screeners' choice
A selection of our photo screeners' favorite shots!
Photo of the week badge
Photo of the week
Award for an outstanding photo as decided by site administrators
First registration badge
First registration
First uploaded photo of this registration
Bronze globetrotter badge
Bronze globetrotter
Photographer has taken photos in at least 5 locations
Silver globetrotter badge
Silver globetrotter
Photographer has taken photos in at least 50 locations
Gold globetrotter badge
Gold globetrotter
Photographer has taken photos in at least 250 locations
50 airlines badge
50 airlines
Photographer has taken photos of at least 50 airlines
100 airlines badge
100 airlines
Photographer has taken photos of at least 100 airlines
500 airlines badge
500 airlines
Photographer has taken photos of at least 500 airlines
50 registrations badge
50 registrations
Photographer has taken photos of at least 50 different aircraft
500 registrations badge
500 registrations
Photographer has taken photos of at least 500 different aircraft
2,500 registrations badge
2,500 registrations
Photographer has taken photos of at least 2,500 different aircraft
100 accepted photos badge
100 accepted photos
Photographer has 100 or more photos accepted in the database
1,000 accepted photos badge
1,000 accepted photos
Photographer has 1,000 or more photos accepted in the database
5,000 accepted photos badge
5,000 accepted photos
Photographer has 5,000 or more photos accepted in the database

Unique aircraft

Air Force One badge
Air Force One
Photographer has taken a photo of Air Force One
Boeing Dreamlifter badge
Boeing Dreamlifter
Photographer has taken a photo of a Dreamlifter
Airbus Beluga badge
Airbus Beluga
Photographer has taken a photo of a Beluga
Antonov An-225 badge
Antonov An-225
Photographer has taken a photo of the An-225
Antonov An-22 badge
Antonov An-22
Photographer has taken a photo of a An-22
Ilyushin IL-96-300PU badge
Ilyushin IL-96-300PU
Photographer has taken a photo of the Russian President's plane
Japan - Air Self Defence Force (JASDF) badge
Japan - Air Self Defence Force (JASDF)
Photographer has taken a photo of the Japanese Air Force One
Burkina Faso - Government boeing 727 badge
Burkina Faso - Government boeing 727
Photographer has taken a photo of Burkina Faso’s Government jet

Retired badges

Editor's pick badge
Editor's pick
A selection of our photo editor's favorite shots!
People's choice award 1st badge
People's choice award 1st
As voted by our members
People's choice award 2nd badge
People's choice award 2nd
As voted by our members
People's choice award 3rd badge
People's choice award 3rd
As voted by our members
People's choice award 4th badge
People's choice award 4th
As voted by our members