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: (Del 9/86) stored at Melbourne Airport after the collase of Ansett Australia three months earlier. This aircraft was acquired by Jet2 in March 2003 and is currently flying the skies of Europe as G-CELX.
Note: (Built 1990) stored at Tullamarine awaiting disposal after the collapse of Ansett. After 5 years in storage the aircraft was scrapped in August 2007. Ex VH-EWK with East-West Airlines between 1990 and 1992.
Note: (Del 10/86) stored awaiting disposal after the collapse of Ansett Australia. The aircraft was subsequently reregistered as G-CELZ and departed Melbourne in September 2003. The aircraft was delivered to Jet2 in August 2004 and is still...
Note: An overview of the Melbourne Airport terminal complex from aboard a Qantas Boeing 747-400 on very short final for Runway 27 after a quick 1hr flight down from Sydney operating as QF022 which was a continuation of the overnight flight from...
Note: The view down Runway 34L while lining up aboard a Qantas Boeing 747-400 prior to departure as QF022 to Melbourne. In the distance you can see a Qantaslink 717 crossing the runway and a Qantas 737 vacating the runway after landing.
Note: (Del 1/87) stored at Melbourne after the unfotunate collapse of Ansett Australia. The aircraft departed Melbourne for Bournemouth in the UK on August 22nd, 2003. It eventually became G-CELA with Jet2 and is still in service as at June...
Note: (Built 1989) stored at Essendon post the Ansett collapse in 2001. The aircraft departed Australia as N9086L in May 2006 for Bournemouth in the UK where it is anticipated the jet will be parted out and subsequently scrapped.
Note: (Del 6/83) in open storage and serving as a reminder of a once great airline. The aircraft left Melbourne for Opa Locka as N861AT in December 2004, this was the last flight for this 24th 767 off the production line. The aircraft was...
Note: shot from the terminal shortly before its departure back to Sydney. Crew is ready to go and the engineer is completing the paperwork to dispatch the flight. Actually you don't realise just how big these birds are till you get some form of...