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: I shot this 8 years ago not knowing how valuable it is now as F-HLOV has since been stored at Kemble (EGBP). Today's editing software and technlogy allowed me to edit this almost to perfection. Glad I still had this in my computer!...
Note: Interesting "engine-less" PA-31-350 Cheiftain at Sebastian Municipal Airport. Still active in the FAA registry. First photo in the DB for this airport. New to the DB. [Canon EOS 450D Rebel XSi + EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 USM II]
Note: This B734 was retired less than two months after this shot was taken. It was ultimately scrapped. A sight now gone completely with the AA and US merger. [Canon EOS 450D Rebel XSi + EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 USM II]
Note: Very rare catch here in South Florida! I have heard of Kenn Borek Air and their DC-3s which pass through Costa Rica (Liberia MRLB) on their way to the Antarctic every arctic summer and back. Did not know they owned King Airs! [Canon EOS...
Note: Magnificent light on this CL60 departing from Ft. Lauderdale Executive. Based at Mc Ghee Tyson Airport, TN (KTYS) and belongs to Bob & Wendy Goodfriend (BW) from the Goody's deparment stores which they sold to Stage Stores in 2009. [Canon...
Note: The first of many, many biz jets. Had to walk through a nice and warm South Florida swamp to get this as it was doing engine runs and did not taxi to where we were. [Canon EOS 450D Rebel XSi + Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM]
Note: Glad to have started spotting with my first DSLR after 6 years of uploading my first shots. Ex. China Southern as B-2259. Still active with Delta. [Canon EOS 450D Rebel XSi + Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 USM II]
Note: Back in 2013 I would have never expected to be spotting Southwest in my home airport at MROC/SJO San Jose, Costa Rica now in 2015. First time for me spotting this airline. [Canon EOS 450D Rebel XSi + Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 USM II]
Note: Only 7 years old and first time in SXM, I wish I had been that young for the first time in SXM! For the guy who thinks he's as big as AF, think again! (Comment written by Tomas). [Vivitar ViviCam 6300]