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: The one and only Mini Guppy now rests in well earned retirement at the Tillamook Air Museum, after a long and hardworking life, first as an airline Stratocruiser and then as an outsized freighter.
Note: (11) This aircraft is a preproduction A model, serial number BUNO 157990, and it is on loan from the U.S. Navy. It was number 11 of 12 test aircraft built. One of the many important tasks that #11 participated in was on the USS...
Note: (204) Manufactured by Consolidated-Vultee, San Diego, CA and delivered to the Air Force on October 19, 1954. Oct 1954 - To 1299th Air Transport (Special Missions-Medium), (MTC), Bolling AFB DC (MTC is the abbreviation for Military Air...
Note: (10741) May 31st, 1945 - delivered to the USAAF (serial number 42-72636), transferred to the US Navy that same date, and redesignated from C-54D to R5D-3 with registration (Bureau Number) 56514. Jun-Nov 1945 - VRE-1, Dec 1945 - VR-6,...
Note: 51360 was delivered to the U.S. Navy in 1943 and it served in Florida and Illinois. It last served in Pensacola and retired in 1957 with 5,833 hours. The aircraft was later civilian owned and in 1982 came to the museum. I really like the...
Note: (1293) The museum's Albatross is a HU-16E and was last flown by the U.S. Coast Guard with "Cape Cod" markings. It was in storage for about ten years when, after four days of repair, it was flown to the museum in 1981 with the help of Mr....
Note: (17246) The museum's KC-135A which is christened "Old Grandad", was the thirteenth KC-135 manufactured and was delivered to the Air Force in August 1957. During her 35 year career she refueled thousands of combat aircraft in Vietnam and...
Note: (3465) Manufactured by McDonnell Douglas Aircraft in St. Louis, MO and delivered to the United States Air Force on May 9, 1969. May 1969 - To 479th Tactical Fighter Wing (Tactical Air Command), George AFB, CA, Jan 1970 - To 401St...
Note: (44-35224) This aircraft was built by Douglas Aircraft in Tulsa, Oklahoma and delivered to the Army Air Force on 26 March 1945. In April 1945 it departed the U.S. to an unknown location Later it flew with the 4255th, 4160th and 4117th...