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: [1600px] The BBJ of South African Air Force was one of the wonderful visitors of the 6th BRICS Summit, held here in Fortaleza in 2014. Sadly, the arrival was spoiled by this rather boring light. Here's ZS-RSA slowing down on runway 13,...
Note: [1400px] A good looking Gulf slowing down on runway 13, with some heavy birds on the background! This G-IV was one of the visitors for the 6th BRICS Summit, held here in Fortaleza. I like the chealines on this livery!
Note: [1600px] The FAB ERJ-135 (VC-99) is surely a good looking jet, but take a look at that beauty in the background... Seen here taxiing on TWY Juliet. One of the visitors during the 6th BRICS Summit, held here in Fortaleza. What a wonderful...
Note: [1250px] A wonderful and rare silhouette on short finals to runway 13... the majestic Ilyushin IL-96-300! Russian beauty arriving for the 6th BRICS Summit. Such a nice scene for this exquisite bird. One of my favorite pictures ever!
Note: [1600px] All black beauty! Manufactured in 1987, this A109 look very nice in this full black livery. Seen here taxiing on taxiway Juliet. Must be nice to have your own chopper... I might consider having one, right after I win the lotto!
Note: [1920px] Nice reflections on the fuselage of this shiny Legacy, parked up near the general aviation terminal in Fortaleza. At the background, another fantastic bizjet flares for landing: the elegant Gulfstream G550!
Note: [1200px] What a beauty! Very sleek and beautiful GlobEx arriving at dusk in Fortaleza! Always cool to photograph the big bizjets. At the background, the corrosion corner of our airport can be seen, with a few classics sleeping forever.
Note: [1600px] The rare and lovely 747 of Air India arrives on runway 13 for the 6th BRICS Summit, which was held here in Fortaleza! The Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi, was onboard. Probably the best planespotting day i've ever had...
Note: [1600px] The 6th BRICS Summit was held here in Fortaleza and, luckily for us planespotters, it brought some impressive beauties to our city! The biggest stars of this day were the two Jumbos: Air China and Air India! Here, the impressive...