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: one of the most spectacular special colour schemes of all time. ANA's yellow Pokemon Boeing 747-400D seen here departing runway 16R for another domestic flight. The plane was ferried to the US and scrapped in 2014.
Note: Pokemon Yellow under tow away from the terminal to the remote stands after opperating a single HND-CTS service for the day. The airframe has since been scrapped in Tupelo after retiring 30SEP13 which ironically is my birthday. [1600px]
Note: The reason of our trip to TUP, The ANA Pokémon already line up on death row. Was really emotional for me to be there first of all but to hear the roar of the engines and know that in a few minutes will be shutdown forever. So long...
Note: The reason of our trip to TUP, The ANA Pokémon arriving from HND with a stop in ANC. Pokémon was "Pikachu Jumbo" best ever special livery in All Nippon Airways Boeing 747-400 fleet. You will be missed... Thanks to YK for all the help in...
Note: Thank you very much and "Sayonara", JA8957 Pikachu Jumbo! Thank you for colouring the skies in these years! The last leg of the flight had been done on 30/9/2013 from Okinawa Naha to Tokyo Haneda Airport. You will be missed!
Note: Very happy to photograph the pokemon jumbo. This plane was my goal in my spotting visit to Haneda. For 21 years this jumbo has been flying through the skies Japanese, and this September 30, 2013 was removed from service. No doubt it was...
Note: Final flight of Pikachu Jumbo on 2013.09.30 from Naha to Tokyo is almost ready to get on its way, but not before the thirty or so ANA staffs lined up to pay a last tribute to this long-loved aircraft. It was certainly emotional..