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: On display at Luftwaffenmuseum Gatow. When Anthony Fokker persuaded German authorities to fit a synchronised machine gun to his prototype E.1 Eindecker, the Luftstreitkräfte had its first fighter. Feldfliegerabteilungen 62 (Fl Abt 62)...
Note: On display at the Luftwaffenmuseum. This MiG-21M flew with Jagdfliegergeschwader 9 (JG-9) “Heinrich Rau” based at Peenumünde in August 1969 till it was handed over to the Officer’s School at Kamenz in 1975 due to technical...
Note: On display at the Luftwaffenmuseum. In 1965 the Bundestag decided to buy 406 of these helicopters for the Luftwaffe and Army, but this number was reduced due to cost reasons. Dornier licence-built its first UH-1D in 1967 and produced 352...
Note: This Thunderflash was part of AG 52 ‘Panther’ based at Leck. The Luftwaffe received 102 such aircraft, which were divided between reconnaissance wings AG 51 and AG 52. The panther on AG 52’s emblem is superimposed on the shutter...
Note: On display at Luftwaffenmuseum Gatow. Used by Deutscher Luftsportverband (DLV) around 1935. Training for 'C' gliding proficiency certificates continued under the Flieger-Hitlerjugend and instructors from Nationalsozialistisches...
Note: In the Luftwaffenmuseum. Designed by DFS for use by the Flieger-Hitlerjugend and Nationalsozialistisches Fliegerkorps (NSFK) towards forming future Luftwaffe pilots. Successful training on the SG-38 would result in an ‘A’ gliding...
Note: On display at the Luftwaffenmuseum. This Alpha Jet flew with Jagdbombergeschwader 49 (JaboG 49) from Fürstenfeldbruck. Luftwaffe Alpha Jets also operated with Luftwaffenkommando Beja for training. The Portuguese Air Force subsequently...