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: Arriving at Gate 3 as Delta Air Lines flight DL 1723 from New York JFK, later taking me to JFK as flight DL 887 (SNA 12:50 P.M. - JFK 9:07 P.M.). This was part of the short lived JFK-SNA service, which lasted from October 15, 2018, to...
Note: 'Serengeti Plains' departs as Kenya Airways flight KQ 003 to Nairobi. Initially launched as a daily service in late October 2018, it was reduced to 5 weekly due to low load factors. Taken from the Delta Sky Club at Terminal 4.
Note: Greenland peeking through below the cloud layer as seen from seat 11K in the Club World cabin aboard British Airways flight BA 283 to Los Angeles LAX onboard this B77W. Unfortunately no amazing views of Greenland's glaciers, so a...
Note: A wonderful view out over the Northern California coast and the wing of this Boeing 747-8I from seat 46K just after departure from SFO enroute to Seoul Incheon ICN/RKSI as Korean Air Flight KE 24. [Canon EOS 60D + Canon EF 17-40 f/4 L USM...
Note: An absolutely stunning view of the glaciers and mountains of the eastern coast of Greenland onboard SWISS flight LX 38 enroute ZRH - SFO from seat 33K. [Canon EOS 60D + Canon EF 17-40 f/4 L USM Lens]
Note: A beautiful scene as ZK-OKQ in the "All Blacks" livery rotates as the last sunlit departure of the day as Air New Zealand flight NZ 2 continuing to LHR enrollee AKL-LAX-LHR. [Canon EOS 60D + Canon EF 70-200 f/4 L USM Lens]
Note: A beautiful view looking back on a newly-installed RB-211, with the fan blades nicely lit up by the evening sun a few minutes after a 24L departure as United Airlines flight UA 1600 from LAX to SFO. Taken from seat 8A. Some of the...
Note: A beautiful view out over Los Angeles at sunset at 4:40 P.M. - immediately after takeoff from LAX on the 9.5 hour long flight to London LHR as British Airways flight BA 282. Mount Baldy, with a bit of snow on top, is visible on the far...
Note: Arriving at Gate 150 from LHR as British Airways flight BA 283, this aircraft would take me to London just 3 hours later, operating British Airways flight BA 282. [Canon EOS 60D + Canon EF 17-40 f/4 L USM Lens]
Note: Dwarfing its ops car escort as it taxies to depart as Singapore Airlines flight SQ 11 to Singapore SIN via Tokyo NRT at 2:20 P.M.. Taken from the north end of the new TBIT terminal. [Canon EOS 60D + Canon EF 70-200 f/4 L USM Lens]
Note: Taxiing over to TBIT after arriving from Moscow SVO as Aeroflot flight SU 106 at 2:00 P.M.. This flight is usually an A332 but sometimes it operates with an A333 as it did this day. Taken from the north end of the new TBIT terminal. ...
Note: Taxiing by after arriving from London as Virgin Atlantic flight VS 7 from London LHR at 2:00 P.M.. Taken from the north end of the new TBIT terminal. [Canon EOS 60D + Canon EF 70-200 f/4 L USM Lens]