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: (Built 1958) parked between flights at the Queensland Vintage Aeroplane Group's "Festival of Flight 2007". Sadly this aircraft was destroyed in a fatal accident near Burrum Heads in Queensland on 17 December, 2012.
Note: Looking back at old Northwest pictures, I sometimes forget that they're gone. I was always a huge fan. 355 climbs away on an afternoon departure to Minneapolis, which it did not overfly by 150 miles. ;)
Note: At the time, there were still a couple America West planes around so I didn't think much of this. Now it is always a welcome treat. Seen here arriving from a short 30 minute hop from Phoenix. Despite the short duration of this flight, US...
Note: "Tripple Crown" arrives just in time to relieve "Slam Dunk One" of its spot at gate 7. The livery was adopted in 1997 in recognition of Southwest's employees earning the airline the Tripple Crown award five times. Seen here with the old...
Note: Song sang its last tune on April 30th, 2006, however, the last aircraft wasn't repainted until New Years Day of 2008. While under the Song banner, 48 757s were flown in a Y199 config first mainly on Florida routes and later on leisure...
Note: Knowing how old this jumbo is, I can let you guess how many airline schemes have been painted on her since the pass 41 years, since she was built. The answer is 6. The first carrier was American Airlines, then Boeing took it back to covert...
Note: Back then these things were all over SAN, in and out all day. Too bad they ended the Xjet branded service, I got to fly on them ORD-SDF and it was the most comfortable coach seat I've ever sat in, complete with XM radio.
Note: Midwest was an amazing airline until it tried to be something it wasn't and management ran it into the ground. But once Republic bought them out and dumped the 717s and brought in E190s...its all bad. November 3, 2009 was Midwest's last...
Note: This one ended up being one of the last 737s to go, flying revenue flights up until the type was retired. I flew on this bird SFO-LAX-SFO in its last month service. It sat on the ground in LAX long enough for me to pig out at In and Out....