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: The ultimate -1 variant that saw many improvements, including the addition of a 160 gal. jettisonable centreline tank and the carrying of two 1,000lb bombs on stub-wing pylons. Goodyear was responsible for many modifications. The FAA...
Note: On display at AAM Duxford. Serving in Vietnam from 1964-71, F-100s were not found suitable over heavily defended N. Vietnam and were assigned to the fighter-bomber role in-country. They flew more missions than the P-51 in World War II. ...
Note: Originally intended for the French Aéronavale, the FAA received its first Wildcats in July 1940. Renamed Martlet by the RN, the rugged fighter operated over Norway, from escort carriers during the Battle of the Atlantic, in the Western...
Note: The Rolls-Royce Merlin 63 of “Mylcraine” getting some summer sunshine and TLC at Duxford. Combat veteran MH434 went into action with No. 222 Sqn. in Aug. 1943 and shot down or damaged four Luftwaffe fighters in three weeks. It later...
Note: No one could fail to glance at one of these beauties on the apron in its heyday. That shade of BOAC dark blue looked all the more alluring under lights at night. From a few flights on the VC10, I remember the cabin was quiet in flight,...
Note: “RMA Sir John Franklin”, the world’s oldest surviving Viscount on display at Duxford. It was a pleasure to see this type again, once a common sight with Indian Airlines. They had oval doors, were a bit noisy in flight and great...
Note: Built too late to see combat in WWII, this Mustang served with 45th TRS at Kimpo during the Korean War. Authorised for disposal in April 1956 at McClellan AFB, it went to Canada and returned to USA, where it changed hands several times. ...
Note: Criquet with folded wings on display at IWM Duxford as a Luftwaffe Fiesler Fi 156 Storch. It carries the Stammkennzeichen CF+HF. After the liberation of France in 1944, production of the Fi 156 continued as the Criquet at the...
Note: White 4 of 4./JG 26 ‘Schlageter’ crash-landed in Sussex on Sept. 30, 1940 during the Battle of Britain. Flown by Uffz. Horst Perez from Marquise-Est, this is thought to be a Bf-109E-4/N. Earlier assigned to II./JG26 Gruppenkommandeur...