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: Royal Navy Historic Flight T20 taxiing in at the Cotswold Airshow 2011. This was one of sixty T.20 weapons trainers built for the FAA. It served with 736 and 738 Naval Air Squadrons at RNAS Culdrose. The aircraft carries the markings of...
Note: Happy 55th Birthday, Singapore! With her tow truck retreating, SQ's second A380 prepares to taxi to the active for departure. Only memories now as she was retired in 2017, has since been scrapped and has had her skin made into collectible...
Note: A Blast from the Past. BI's Boeing 777 completes her deceleration along runway 20Right. This is an upgauge of the scheduled BI421 service. Formerly SQ's 9V-SVA, she is one of six SQ 777s leased by BI. Only memories now as BI has returned...
Note: A Blast from the Past. SQ's very first Boeing 777, the frame from which the SQ 777 story began, decelerates on runway 20Right. Delivered in May 1997, this new type replaced the Airbus A340-300 and was to prove to be a game changer for the...
Note: "Miss Demeanour" taking off to display at the Cotswold Airshow 2011 - leaking fuel vapour can clearly be seen behind the port wing. This resulted in the display being curtailed and the aircraft landed safely. I understand a faulty fuel...
Note: The Black Cats made up of Lt Chris Chambers as Black 1 and Lt Dave Fleming as Black 2 displaying at the Cotswold Airshow 2011. The Royal Navy’s official display team is formed from 702 Naval Air Sqn. based at Yeovilton.
Note: First flight January 30 1997 with Airbus Industrie F-WWJQ test registration. Delivered China Eastern Airlines March 12 as B-2383. Seen here after sunset on short final 27R from Shanghai. Stored September 2012.
Note: Presenting SQ's third 77W, currently an indispensable member of the SQ long haul fleet, as seen from the perspective of my hotel room window on the ninth floor of Crowne Plaza Changi Airport. She has just completed pushback from her B gate...
Note: First flight March 20 2011 as the passenger prototype of 747-8s, wearing this attractive “Sunrise” livery. This inaugural flight to Europe was the type’s first Transatlantic flight as well, caught here on short final just before the...
Note: First flight January 15 1987 with Airbus Industrie F-WWCN test registration. Delivered Royal Jordanian Airlines March 13, with French overseas F-ODVD registration. November 5 1993 to Air Force France (L'Armée De L'Air) as F-RADA. Seen...
Note: First flight February 16 1968 and delivered Seaboard World Airlines February 26 as N7321S. The then flag carrier of Brazil, VARIG bought August 20 1968, where Seaboard World leased back from. Re-registered for VARIG February 28 1969 as...
Note: The Crowne Plaza Changi Airport Perspective SQ's third A380 pushes back from her B gate with anti-collision beacon blazing. Over at Changi, SQ's home airport, this hotel is a choice spotting location from which to photograph SQ A380s in...