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: The "Wyland" scheme graced this Aloha 737 for a brief time prior to the airline's demise. As of mid-2011, this aircraft is flying for Gol as PT-VBV, having first gone to Varig, with the same registration, after her service with Aloha.
Note: Operating out of the Stead Nevada Army Guard base, this Blackhawk and a sister teamed up with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and Reno Fire Department to clean up abandoned vehicles on BLM land at Peavine Peak in Northwest Reno.
Note: Aloha's "Aukele" departs KRNO, looking a little out of place against a background of mountains and pine trees. After the demise of Aloha, this aircraft served briefly with Sun Country in a hybrid scheme, and is currently operated by Lucky...
Note: 2007 was a bad year for wildfires in the Sierra Nevada. This aircraft, seen "filling up" in the Truckee River, is working the Hawken Fire, which threatened residences in the western foothills of Reno.
Note: Vice-President Dick Cheney arriving at KRNO in "Air Force Two." Cheney was a last-minute substitution for President Bush as keynote speaker for the White House Conference on North American Wildlife Policy.
Note: The Oregon Air Guard makes regular appearances at the National Championship Air Races, and in 2007 fans were treated to this F-15D and three of her sisters. The aircraft is assigned to the 173rd FW, based at Kingsley Field, Klamath Falls,...
Note: A late afternoon arrival at the 2007 Reno Air Races, this A-10A is assigned to the 47th Fighter Squadron "Dogpatchers," based at Barksdale AFB, Louisiana. Aircraft are named after characters from the "Li'l Abner" comic strip, this one...
Note: Pilot John Penney taxis "Rare Bear" to a late afternoon shakedown flight at the National Championship Air Races. Seen here in her short-lived 2007 colors, the Bear went on to win the Unlimited Gold race at a speed of 478.394 mph.