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: Morning apron in front of the Iberian hangar at Madrid's Barajas airport. There are six A340s, one A330, three from the A320 family and one from the Level line. Four McDonnells MD-80s have been scrapped for a long time in front of them.
Note: This is the view from inside the Iberia Club Lounge at T4S. The lounge is on the east side of the terminal, with this view looking north. Other windows have shade slats on them, views are still possible but slightly obstructed. Visible are...
Note: Taken shortly after departing runway 14R on board EC-KZI to for Heathrow as IBE3166, looking East. This shows the full size of Barajas, with T4 and T4S in the centre, and T1, cargo and GA to the right. Runways 18L/36R and 18R/36L are...
Note: [1920px] Photography Location for Runway 36L departures and 18R arrivals... If you are into a 30 minutes walk along the hot spanish desert, this location is for you. Entrance via Calle del Alto. Exact Google Coordinates: 40.517889,...
Note: The 'Barajas Hill', Madrids most famous spotting location can be find here: 40.483389, -3.581028 (google maps). Great position to photograph all movements from Terminal 1-3 to the different runways.
Note: My best photo taken at Madrid so far during my stay in the beginning of August! Lovely view showing the parallel concourses of Terminal 4 on a calm night with Madrid's skyline on background. (1200px)
Note: My friends Marco and Manuel while photographing one of the many Iberia Airbus A340 landing at Madrid Barajas. A quick day trip of a few hours took us to this spotting point. From here you can see the landings for runway 33L. Google Earth...
Note: The famous "Mound" 40.483427, -3.580993
Thanks to David Hewitt, Paul W. Furmanski & Paul Seymour for a superb spotting day at Madrid Airport. We missed our dear friend M. Azizul Islam, maybe we can meet soon!