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: Not often we get these SkyWest E175s for American Eagle up here so it was nice to see one again. Operating as AA4874 from Los Angeles. We had the normal A319 the next day so maybe this was a one-off?
Note: Arriving from Tokyo (HND) this afternoon. The other side sports "Shenzhou International" titles by the door. They are a knitwear manufacturer who are China's largest exporter of knitwear. Customers include Nike and Adidas.
Note: Arriving as "Air Nauru (RON) 811" this evening from Honolulu. It cleared customs and took on fuel before departing for Winnipeg. A long way from home on the tiny island of the Republic of Nauru. Routing for this one was BNE-TRW (Tarawa,...
Note: Tanker 41 with Neptune Aviation Services parked up at the air tanker base in Redmon, Oregon. Neptune operates a fleet of 9, BAE 146-200 bombers. This one has seen service with 10 different airlines since 1989, including service in Canada...
Note: Named "Vatnajökull" after Europe's largest glacier, and painted in this special livery which also commemorates 80 years of aviation for Icelandair. Arriving this evening from Reykjavík as FI697 (ICE45R).
Note: Taxiing out for engine runs this afternoon is the newest Saab 340B for WestJet Link (Pacific Coastal). First time it has been out of the hanger since arriving in mid July. Note the missing prop spinners. Now wearing fleet number "585".
Note: We don't see much of Swoop at YVR except on weather/mechanical diversions as is the case with this one. It arrived yesterday evening as a diversion after departing Kelowna. According to a post on the YVR Spotters Facebook page, there was a...
Note: Harbour Air's "ePlane" taxis in after arriving from Victoria this evening on what would be the first ever round trip flight to Victoria and back using the aircraft. Not to mention the first ever point-to-point commercial flight using an...
Note: Sitting outside at the Madras Municipal Airport is a rare, well preserved, flying example of a Lockheed P-2 Neptune. This specific one is part of the Erickson Aircraft Collection, and owned by Jack Erickson. This example was retired from...
Note: Arriving on a charter from Harlingen, Texas as OY9630. Most, if not all of the Omni Air fleet is blocked from tracking as they primarily do DOD contracts for the US Government. I can only guess that this was one of those.
Note: Unfortunately at some point in time this will be the eventual replacement for the Convair fleet. Right now this ATR 72 has been subbing in on the YVR-YKA-YXS run for KF as their bulk load Convair (C-GKFF) gets some maintenance work done on...
Note: The newest tail at YYJ is Calgary based, Lynx Air. Lynx now flies YYJ-YYC 3x weekly with their new 737 MAX's. I think it is great that YYJ is finally getting the LCC 's that it has wanted for the longest of times.