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: EX PIA AP-AXC this aircraft joined CP Air in 1986. After leaving Canadian International in 1989 it flew with other airlines until being converted into a freighter in 2000. It was withdrawn from service in 2010.
Note: Ex PIA AP-AXD this aircraft joined CP Air in May 1986 and served with Canadian until moving on to Continental Airlines as N76073 in 1993. It was withdrawn from service in 2000. The photo was taken not long after the change from CP Air....
Note: With RAN Code 831, this Wessex was withdrawn from service at the end of 1989 after 27 years of service. It was displayed at the Fleet Air Arm Museum, Nowra NSW until being moved to the Vietnam Veterans Museum, Newhaven, Victoria. It was...
Note: Imported to PNG in 1965 as VH-PAY it was operated by C&B Chee Charters for a number of years from Lae to numerous small airstrips in the highlands. In 1974 it's registration was changed to P2-PAY when PNG became independent. It was...
Note: First registered to Ansett Airways in 1937 as VH-UZN this aircraft led a colorful life in Australia. Over the next forty decades it was re-registered five times, finally taking up VH-UZO in 1992. If was cancelled from the register as...
Note: Originally delivered to Garuda Indonesia, this aircraft was leased to Continental Airlines from November 1985 to June 1987 as PK-GIB. After another short lease to Malaysian Airlines it returned to serve with Garuda until withdrawn in 2005.
Note: Although a Sobelair aircraft, in November 1987 it was leased to Sabena for a Royal Tour to Australia. It was returned to Solelair in December 1987. I photographed it arriving at Sydney airport with Sabena titles whilst on the tour.
Note: Ex ZK-EIE and N59711 this aircraft was first registered in Australia in May 1989. It was operated by Tamair until 1993. In February 1994 it's registration was changed to VH-SAJ then again to VH-TBJ in 1998. It was finally withdrawn from...
Note: Previously owned by Sunstate Airlines in Queensland, this aircraft was photographed whilst for sale at Moorabbin Airport. It subsequently served with Milford Sound Flight Seeing in New Zealand as ZK-FVX and then sold in 2002 to the the...
Note: Ex Alitalia I-DYNI this aircraft was registered N3878M when it entered service with Continental Airlines in April 1984. It was re-registered in March 1985 as N14062. It was scrapped at Roswell in 2003.
Note: This photo was taken on a cold and rainy winters day at Melbourne. Originally delivered to Eastern Airlines as N8119N this aircraft was converted to a freighter in December 1982 and leased to Bloodstock Air Services from March 1983 until...
Note: This Wessex was delivered to the RAN on 18 March 1963 and was retired from service on 31 December 1989. It then served as a training at RAAF Williamtown before being donated to the Australian Aviation Heritage Centre at Caboolyure...
Note: This Dove was first registered in Australia in December 1966 for service with the Northern Territory Medical Service. It had previously operated as PH-ION with the Iran Oil Exploration and Production Company and as I-ALGO with Algenova...
Note: This aircraft was first registered in Australia in July 1987 to Lloyd Aviation as VH-HEI. It operated with Queensland Pacific from December 1988 to March 1991 then with South Pacific Regional Airlines until April 1993. It was sold to...
Note: This aircraft was photographed at the Bi-Centennial Airshow at Richmond RAAF base. It has had many owners and operators and is still registered in Australia as VH-PPE as a Turbo Mallard. It was converted to turboprop in 2005. Previous...
Note: This Nomad operated with ClubAir on commuter services between Sydney Airport and Maitland in NSW during the late 1970's. It is seen in full colors at Bankstown in the late afternoon. It went on to serve with Sunstate Airlines and later the...
Note: This aircraft was used by Clubair on a short service connecting Maitland NSW to Sydney Airport during 1977. When photographed it was in the process of being readied service with them. It went on to serve with Bush Pilots Airlines and...
Note: G-BNRT was delivered new to Orion in March 1988 and then in November 1988 it went to Britannia Airways and promptly leased out. After flying in many color schemes and with a number of registrations, it was withdrawn and scrapped in 2008