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: This balcony/tower has especially been established for the spotters offering a good view onto the airport’s runway. It is located south of the runway beside the communication road to ?al Kirkop. You can park your car on either side of...
Note: Fantastic spotting location at Malta Airport! Located opposite Terminal in the centre of runway. Very good place for evening light. Worth to mention locals spotters are very friendly. Cooridinates: 35.844534, 14.490703
Note: Spotters waiting for the Libyan Mirages for taxi tests(which weren't much successful)...One seen entering RWY23/05.This spotting location is which we call 'barriera' from which you can photograph take offs from rwy 23 and 05 and landings...
Note: 'Romeo Delta 12' performing a touch and go rwy 31 with the spotters wall completely packed with local spotters..one on the main spotting location in our airport, situated just opposite apron 9 and the passenger terminal. [Google Earth:...
Note: Bird's eye view of the main aprons of the Malta Intl. Airshow 2011. The Frecce Tricolori, RAF Demo GR.4s and an Irish Air Corps Learjet 45 on apron 3 while on the rest of the participating aircrafts (except the Swiss Pc-7s) are parked on...
Note: Surely one of the greats days. 2 US Marine Corps Sikorsky CH-53E Sea Stallions landing runway 05 after a KC-130T made a low pass, with the local spotters trying to catch that priceless shoot.. Great formation by a great aircraft and 2...
Note: Taken while awaiting the first A380 to land on our island where hundreds of people gettered by the airport parameter. This spot is on the approach of rwy 31 and is good for afternoon pictures in summer and from 10am onwards in winter....
Note: The MIA's main passenger terminal with a packed car park as seen after departing rwy 13 for a 4hr sortie over Sicily and back. On apron 9 one can point out 6 aircrafts including 2x Air Malta A320s, Air One 734, Finnair 752, Emirates 332...
Note: A sight which unfortunately can be written to the history books, were aircrafts used to taxy out of the Medavia facilities to the airport a few metres away from us! Here we can see my pals Charles Polidano and Claude Attard Bezzina in...
Note: The really terrific area put together by the Malta Spotters group giving a great over the fence view of the Terminal ramp and Runway 31/13 more or less where the aircraft rotate using either runway. The engine I believe is from former CS...
Note: A scene which can only be experienced in Malta... Spotters on ladders, cars and walls! Waiting for 2x Harriers (only 1 visible in this shot) for their departure back to the UK after the amazing airshow weekend.
Note: An empty terminal. Both my hobbies in a single photo. With a fireworks salute being fired in the background for Qormi St. Sebastian feast. My 200th photo in the database. 10x for all of you for all the support !!
Note: Where do you get a started up 727 taxying 15m away from you with cars passing by from a main road?!.....Only in Malta of course :D The photographer on the left is my cousin and fellow JP photographer Mark Andreas Attard. Photo dedicated...
Note: Taken while climbing out of rwy 13 after a left hand turn out bound to Marina di Ragusa for a 3hr 45min navigation flight over Sicily. Rwy 23/05 visible and approx in the middile of the shot, one can see the Lufthansa Techniuqe hangers...