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: One of the last landings of an old Dude. First flight December 18 1986, delivered Ansett Airlines January 15 1987 as VH-CZL. Operator re-branded January 1 1991 as Ansett Australia, with registration unchanged. To England July 4 2003 to...
Note: First flight January 7 1998 with Deutsche Airbus D-AVYA test registration. Delivered Croatia Airlines January 20 as 9A-CTG, named Zadar. Seen here on short final over threshold 23 as OU654 from Zagreb.
Note: First flight May 12 1998 with Deutsche Airbus D-AVYJ test registration. Delivered Croatia Airlines June 4 as 9A-CTH, named Zagreb. Seen here on short final over threshold 23 as OU423 from Dusseldorf, with the Kozjak Mountains behind.
Note: First flight February 10 2010 with Deutsche Airbus D-AVVE test registration. Delivered easyJet February 18 as G-EZTS. Transferred easyJet Switzerland March 11 2011 as HB-JZY. Seen here on short final over threshold 23 as EZS1317 from...
Note: First flight April 29 1998 with Deutsche Airbus D-AVZY test registration. Delivered Swissair May 20 as HB-IOI. March 31 2002 Swissair was rebranded as Swiss International Air Lines. January 1 2004 to Air Mediterranee as F-GYAQ. Seen here...
Note: First flight March 1 2002 with Deutsche Airbus D-AVZV test registration. Delivered Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) November 7 as OY-KBH. Seen here arriving to threshold RWY05 as SK2831 from Copenhagen.
Note: First flight September 14 2000 with Boeing N1787B test registration. Delivered Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) Swedish division as SE-DTP. October 3 2000 to Norwegian division as LN-RPR, December 18 2001 to the Danish division as OY- KKT. On...
Note: First flight September 12 2013 with Deutsche Airbus D-AXAF test registration. Delivered easyJet September 19 as G-EZWO. Seen here on short final threshold 05 as EZY 6205 from Bristol. November 24 2015 to easyJet Switzerland as HB-JXE.
Note: First flight May 3 2008, delivered SAS Norge May 15 as LN-RRF. October 1 2009 to Scandinavian Airlines Norwegian division with registration unchanged. Seen here on short final threshold 05 as SK4733 from Oslo.
Note: First flight January 13 2000 with Boeing N1786B test registration. Delivered Braathens January 30 as LN-TUH. Carrier merged into SAS in 2004, aircraft registered in SAS Braathens fleet as of January 1 2005. Maybe a few know, that Norwegian...
Note: First flight January 31 2013, delivered Norwegian Air Shuttle February 14 as LN-NGI. Seated for Y186. Seen here on short final RWY05 from Oslo as DY1990 with Wenche Foss (née Eva Wenche Steenfeldt Stang) (1917-2011), Norwegian actress...
Note: Amelie Scram (1846-1905) was a Norwegian author and feminist. With her portrait on the fin, Norwegian is about to land at Split-Trogir threshold 05, completing flight DY4337 from Stockholm-Arlanda. First flight February 14 2011, delivered...
Note: First flight May 2 2013 with Deutsche Airbus D-AUBH test registration. Delivered easyJet originally without Sharklet (SL) May 15 as G-EZWI. Seen here on short final threshold 05 as EZY 8393 from London-LGW, already retrofit with (SL)
Note: First flight October 6 2000 with Boeing N1786B test registration. Delivered Midway Airlines October 19 as N362ML. On lease Astraeus of UK March 29 2002 as G-STRD. To Air China October 1 2004 as B-5064. Stored March 2012 as N343MS of GECAS....
Note: First flight June 26 2009 with Boeing N1786B test registration. Delivered Scandinavian Airlines Norwegian division July 9 as LN-RRJ. Seen here on short final threshold 05 as SK1831 from Stockholm-Arlanda.
Note: First flight February 5 2014 with Deutsche Airbus D-AUBO test registration. Delivered easyJet with Sharklet (SL) February 13 as G-EZWR. Seen here on close final threshold 05 from Berlin-Schönefeld as EZY 4755.
Note: First flight July 14 1994 with BAe Systems G-6-244 test registration. Delivered SAM Colombia (Sociedad Aeronautica de Medellin) September 14 as N506MM. September 1 1999 to Braathens-Malmö Aviation of Sweden. Carrier re-branded as Malmö...
Note: Manufactured in 2004. First known registration was VP-CEZ between 2004 and 2006. Re-registered May 1 2006 for GlobalJet Austria as VP-CFR. March 20 2013 registration cancelled. Delivered Airlink Airways Ltd. March 20 2013 as EI-ZMA. Seen...
Note: Bayfront Park during dawn. The most kown spotting location around KSFO, overlooking RWYs 28L & 28R. Here you can catch (if lucky) the famous parallel landings. Not much on the spot but there are a lot of hotels nearby , so you can have...