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: Spotting location at RWY 07L in the summer season, good for photos from 1830l till sunset. You'll need a ladder with at least 4 steps to get over the fence. Coordinates 50°02'21.048"N 8°29'45.342"E
Note: This spot is located next to RWY 25R/07L an the famous spot "Düne". You can reach it by using a short walk from the official car park. The light is good the whole day in winter and in summer from approx 7am until 4pm. [Google coordinates:...
Note: Low res early morning Winter Airport Overview of the Ramp at Frankfurt International Airport EDDF on 23Dec1973. Terminal Gates C64 and C65 are visible at rear. Photo taken while transiting the terminal after a long multi-hop flight from...
Note: My first day at Germany and also our first city for Europe spotting tour with my team mate Mustafa Sandikci. We have incredible days. (Special thanks to Dear Sylvia Scheepmaker) And this location is named "Zeppelinheim" near the A5...
Note: "Zeppelinheim", fantastic spotting location to take photos of aircrafts on final approach to runways 25L/25C and also on the taxiway towards the remote parking. The coordinates: 50.039470, 8.596835
Note: Low res Winter Airport Overview of the Ramp at Frankfurt International Airport EDDF / FRA on 05Feb1974. Behind a row of five Airside buses, two Lufthansa Boeing 727-30s are visible. The B727-30C parked among the aerobridges is D-ABIT. I...
Note: Low res early morning Winter Airport Overview of the Ramp at Frankfurt International Airport EDDF on 23Dec1973. A Pan Am B727-100 is being ‘turned around’ with an Aerobridge connected, behind the blast deflector screens. The tail of an...
Note: Airport Overview of the Ramp at Frankfurt Rhein-Main International Airport EDDF / FRA Germany on 03Jul2016. Not surprisingly, all aircraft visible are operated by Lufthansa, including Retro-livery A321 D-AIDV (Thanks tukasz), hiding behind...
Note: This is an unbelievable lineup of planes: Ju-Air Ju-52 (HB-HOS), LTU TriStar (D-AERL), Iberia B727 (EC-CFB), British Airways B737 (G-BGDO), Ghana Airways DC-10 (9G-ANA) and LuxAir Fokker 27. Scan from 35mm slide.
Note: This is the relatively new spotting platform overlooking runway 07L/25R, the northernmost runway at Frankfurt. The lamp posts can be a pain, but decent images are possible of aircraft on the main runway or taxiway, which taxi by very close...
Note: This is the refurbished observation deck at Frankfurt, entry currently 3 Euros. No more security check because of the massive chain link fence. In addition to the existing problems caused by a south facing deck, there is now the additional...
Note: One of the best spottinglocations at Frankfurt Airport. A great place to be from 4PM till the sunset. A great place to take pictures of aircraft lining up rwy 18 and take off from rwy 25C or land at 07C.07R. These are the google...
Note: When the winter weather is like this a big crowd is always attracted to the main spots around the airport. This spot is located just next to the A5 Autobahn or a 30 minute walk from Terminal 2. In winter it is great for the whole day to...