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 5/00) on Twy Charlie taxiing for departure off Rwy 34R. The aircraft later entered service with Jetstar wearing the same registration and in late 2005 was repainted back into QantasLink colours and became VH-NXG based out of Perth in...
Note: (Del 9/86) climbing away from Rwy 34L as NZ103 home to Auckland. This jet left the Air NZ fleet in 2004 and was put through a freighter conversion prior to joining Star Air as OY-SRG in March 2005.
Note: (Built 2001) on Twy Charlie taxiing for departure. Ex OO-CYI with City Bird and N91CD. In 2005 the aircraft was returned to lessors by Virgin Blue and it is currently operating as TC-SUU with SunExpress.
Note: (Built 1994) climbing away from Rwy 34L as AR1182 to Auckland and Buenos Aires. Aircraft is ex VR-HMR with Cathay Pacific and F-OHPF with Philippine Airlines. The aircraft has been in service with Aerolineas Argentinas since mid 1999 and...
Note: "Nalanji Dreaming" (Del 1/85) on Twy Golf prior to a full length Twy Echo departure off Rwy 25. This aircraft is currently in open storage at Avalon in Victoria where it has been since February 2005.
Note: (Del 5/91) starting the engines as FX5771 to Subic Bay prior to sunrise after an extended layover in Sydney with some engineering issues. This MD-11 was the second built and served with MD as N211MD on flight test duties prior to being...
Note: "Jett Clipper Ella" (Built 9/64) showing the Captains side of the insturment panel of this magnificently kept 1960's ex Qantas jet which is now owned and flown by John Travolta. Aircraft was ordered new by Qantas and flew as VH-EBM. It has...
Note: "Jett Clipper Ella" (Built 9/64) with the owner of the aircraft, Mr John Travolta, indicating that this is a "V-Jet"!!!! I'm assuming that the V is for "Very Clean" because this aircraft was absolutely spotless.
Note: (mfr 1993) - One of the GQ Metros leaving the fleet due to "cost cutting initiatives" - Pictured taxiing for departure to 28R on this fine evening, note makeshift window shade in the last window :-) [Kodak Gold 100]