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: A low cost airline of the past, Basiq Air. This airline was the low cost division of Transavia Airlines who later dropped to brand to start the low cost concept under a charter based umbrella as Transavia.
Note: The wonderfull Chelsea Rose arrives on 27R in some fantastic morning light. I do miss these world tails and wish they were still around. It's always nice to go back and find gems like these! Operating BA298 from Chicago O'Hare....
Note: BA 734 arrives at LHR sporting the wonderful worldtail scheme on it's tail. I do love these tails and it's always nice to find and edit an image where they are present. Arriving 27R operating BA1389 serice from Manchester. (10D/100-400LIS)
Note: A photo from the past here. Going back through some old photos i found this images of the now defunct company, BWIA. I still think that this aircraft had one of the most colourful schemes in the sky and it was always a pleasure to shoot it...
Note: Another lovely triple seven arrives in the beautiful winters morning light. The view must have been great on the descent into London, cloudless sky and a lovely sunrise. This bird is operating BA188 from EWR, arriving at 08:08am....
Note: Going back through my archives i found this shot of G-YMMM. This aircraft crashed at LHR on the 17th January 2008 and became the first triple seven to be involved in a serious incident. Here she is in her previous glory, landing on 27R in...
Note: The 772 looks amazing when seen in this light. The engines and it's big round face make it a joy to photograph and a sight that is just awesome to watch! Soon to be touching down on 27R. (10D/100-400LIS/ISO200)
Note: It was a personnal goal of mine to catch this aircraft before year end and 2 days before new year i finally saw her. She glided onto 27R in the most beautiful morning light, crisp, cold with a lovely warm glow! This livery looks fantastic...