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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.)
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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.
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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: Shot from the door of a Jet AW 737. Almost full ramp, which is norm for around 9 AM every morning. The One-Two-Go 747 was on a short lease to Biman. Next at the gates are the usual Middle Eastern crowd. The Biman F28 seen here being...
Note: Parked up at the Chernoye rework facility in Russia. Unfortunately i cannot find an operator for this one. First in the database of this one with this registration.
Has also flown as RA-84698 and CCCP-84698.
Note: I really liked this scheme and I am lucky I got a chance to see her wearing this scheme before people decided to take it off from her. "Pacific 911" finals runway 25. Ex-Singapore Airlines 9V-SMB.
Note: After years in storage this TU-154 would once again take to the skies on 29th April 2011. Unfortunately the aircraft began to fly erratically as soon as it left the ground and continued to do so until the skilled Russian AF pilots managed...
Note: The first passenger SST sits at Monino. It beat the Concorde by only a few months but had a fatal flaw. This was sadly demonstrated when one of the aircraft broke up in mid air at the Paris Airshow just a short while later.
Note: This old girl had seen better days and at the time was sat at Vnukovo being used for spares. Looking at the state of her it was clear she was never to fly again and i would wager she is no more than assorted metal items now.
Note: Another one slowly being hidden by the grass. This IL-62 sits preserved at Monino air museum home to some of the weirdest looking aircraft i have ever seen. Dedicated to Nathan McRither, how can u call this ugly mate
Note: The oldest and very first T7 in Emirates fleet. I also flew on board her in 2004 between DXB and DAC. I sat by the window (of course!!!) around the letter "a". Shot from inside Jet AW 737 (VT-JNC) while taxing to terminal.
Note: Spotting from the terminal as I'm waiting the flight FB 491 to Zurich. I really love the background. The Vitosha mountain and all this building give something different there for the airplane photography. I hope to come back as soon is...