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: Sharp looking Gulfstream G550 resting snow-covered on stand 2 on a frosty and chilly winter morning at Vaasa airport. Arrived a couple days earlier from Milan Linate and departed to Venice later on the day this photo was taken, with...
Note: Happy new year 2021! :) "Jethawk 23A" starting up on stand 2 prior to departure for the next mission to Stockholm-Skavsta after dropping off a patient from Gothenburg-Landvetter. My first photo this year, from the first day of 2021!...
Note: Danish Air Transport's colorful ATR taxing out for departure in a light blizzard. Operating for Finnair on flight AY314 to Helsinki. Has 'Volidisicilia' titles applied for Danish Air Transport's subsidiary operating in Italy. (1920px)
Note: "Finnair 1TJ" taxing to apron in wonderful autumn evening light, after arriving from Helsinki on flight AY315. Currently the only commercial traffic at Vaasa, with only three flights a week from Helsinki, as of october 2020. (1600px)
Note: "COTAM2020" making its departure roll off runway 35, bound for France. Was the support aircraft for a pair Rafales participating in the airshow. I have to say the faded paintwork on this plane is quite fascinating! (1920px)
Note: 'Ansur Viking' fireing its bright red beacons under the full moon on stand 2 while starting up for departure to Stockholm-Arlanda on another routine turn-around as SK4225. ATR's rarely ever park on stand 2 at Vaasa, however exceptionally...
Note: Pilot waving goodbye to the onlookers before heading back to Kokkola in the dusk. Performed a small acrobatic display earlier that day as part of an unofficial flying event arranged by the flight clubs of Vaasa and Kokkola. (1600px)
Note: This 1969-built Piper Navajo brought the famous Swedish band Vikingarna from Karlskoga (ESKK) to play at Åminne folkpark on the 29th of June. Here seen departing empty with only the pilot on board back to its "home base" via Sundsvall two...
Note: Now repainted with Finnair livery, sporting A350-inspired black cockpit window frames. Departing back to Helsinki as AY318 on the first commercial flight, Helsinki-Vaasa-Helsinki, for the ATR 72-500 in the finnair livery. (1920px)
Note: Elegant French Air Force A310 registered F-RADA / 421 carrying German military band, Stabsmusikkorps der Bundeswehr, to participate in a military parade in Vaasa commemorating 100 years since the return of the Jaegers during the Finnish...
Note: Small Planet Airlines ceased operations on the 28th of november 2018 , one month after this photo was taken. Here seen operating a chater flight that replaced a Primera Air flight from Chania after Primera Air's bankruptsy. Norra ATR-72...