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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.)
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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.
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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: This McDonnell built Phantom wears to colors of Fighter Squadron 21 (VF-21), the Freelancers. She rolled off the St. Louis assembly line in June 1966 and now spends her days preserved beautifully in the hangar at Falcon Field belonging to...
Note: This Phantom holds the distinction of being the 1st factory built F-4E the South Korean Air Force received under the "Peace Pheasant II" foreign military sale. This Phantom rolled off the St. Louis assembly line as 76-0493
Note: This Phantom began life as an F-4B however in late 1964 it was one of three B models to be converted as test jets for the F-4J program. The J model featured improved aerodynamics to lower take-off distances and decrease landing speeds,...
Note: On May 20, 1967 Lt. Col. Robert F. Titus and 1st Lt. Milan Zimmer downed a North Vietnamese MiG-21 in this very Phantom. Two days later the pair would down two more North Vietnamese MiGs including one using an externally mounted cannon...
Note: One of the few Marine Reece Phantoms left on display. Sadly the Flying Leathernecks Museum at MCAS Miramar would close less than a week after I took this photo. Thankfully the museum is going to reopen in Irvine, CA (ironically where it...
Note: A Phantom from the 302nd Tactical Fighter Squadron taxis out for a winter morning sortie. Note the Eagle on the tail of this jet, it is stylized to resemble the squadron's number, with the wings having three lines, the tail being a zero,...
Note: Rhino from 338 Mira lifting off on a scorching summer day at Andravida. This Phantom rolled off the St. Louis assembly line as 77-1760 and was delivered to the HAF under the Peace Icarus II order in December 1978. This Phantom is the...
Note: The bird I came 6500 miles to see fly, the Phabulous Phantom! This upgraded Terminator 2020 belongs to 111 Filo. She wears the 111 mascot on the nose, the Panther, and her tail is painted with a "Tribute to Old Phantom Phighters"...
Note: This Frogfoot is carrying very special munitions, bombs fitted with Turkish KGK winged guidance kits. This jet was not part of the two other Su-25s sent by Azerbaijan to participate in Anatolian Eagle 2023, rather, it was sent for testing...
Note: Air Force One arrives on a moist morning at Dallas Love. President Trump decided to take the C-32 that day rather than the VC-25, while I enjoy the 757 I was rather disappointed to not see the 747 that day. Still, always a pleasure to...
Note: Phace to Phace (as us Phantom Phantics say) with the mighty Terminator 2020! The signature sound of J79s was alive and well at Anatolian Eagle 2023. This bird was taxiing out for the AM sortie. Seeing this Phantom up close and personal...
Note: This Phabulous Phantom was delivered to the Hellenic Air Force as 74-1618 under the Peace Icarus program. This jet is carrying a special painted drop tank celebrating the 65th anniversary of 339 Mira in 2017. 339 Mira is now disbanded but...
Note: In my opinion the ocean blue camo is the most stunning of the JASDF camo schemes worn by 501st Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron Phantoms. Ship 905 taxiing out on a chilly winter morning for a sortie. Phantoms Phorever!
Note: Viper from 132 Filo sporting some great splinter digital camo. This Viper is the 1st Block 30 jet to be outfitted with the "Project ÖZGÜR" upgrades which give the jet a new AESA Radar as well as an upgraded avionics and software suite. A...