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: USAirways A320 lands at the very end of the day of my first day shooting in KLAX. Can't believe that this was nearly 4 years ago now! Great trip with James, Jid, Tom and Youri. (5D2/70-200F2.8LIS)
Note: Southwest 300 series lands at KLAX on 24R on a lovely spring evening. The sun was setting over the pacific and it just left us with a beautiful sky to use as the backdrop for these silhouetted shots. (5D2/100-400LIS)
Note: High above the sky during the long LHR-LAX flight i managed to grab this shot out the window of my AA 772. One of the best things i find about air travel is being able to sit there and watch the world go by underneath you, the clouds, the...
Note: American Eagle ERJ140 lands at KLAX in some beautiful conditions. The colour of the sky and the quality of the light in this So Cal sunset was fantastic! Lovely to watch! There is another small regional jet departing in the background. It...
Note: Well even after spending all day flying LHR-LAX we still wanted to head out and grab the last rays of light and get some shots. Here is an Eagle ERJ approaching KLAX. I bet the guys up front had a fantastic view of the sunset in front of...
Note: Well when you are presented with conditions like this you can't help but think "damn... i love this hobby". Here is an Alaskan 737-900 on short finals to LAX's northern runway complex. This was shot at the start of a 5 day trip to South...
Note: A slightly different view of this Air China 744... rather intimidating too! I was stood underneath this big beast from Asia as it landed on the north complex at KLAX. Love shooting aviation with a wide angle. (5D2/17-40F4L)