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 is one of the best spotting locations [runway 06 - Multi National Avenue] at Manila Ninoy Aquino Int'l Airport, good spotting for landing and linning up shots. [Google Earth 14° 29' 47.26" N 120° 59' 59.32" E]
Note: Manila Ninoy Aquino terminal, the view from Roof Bar-8th floor Nichols Airport Hotel. It was a good time 3 days spotting trip with my best friend Mr. Andy Graham. Many thanks to you, Baxter!!! *[TOP SHOT]*
Note: Taken from a Let 410 arriving from Busuanga. On the top left the terminal 3 (NAIA3) which was finished but not in use for 6 year and started the operations on the 21 of July (still closed when I took the picture).
Note: You can see both the NAIA terminal 1 and Centennial terminal 2 in this photo. Seven (7) aircrafts visible here. The B-747 parked at the South Wing of Terminal 2 is being prepared for the Cebu flight - an hour flight duration from Manila....
Note: This brand new anternational terminal has been completed for a few years now, but sits idle, baking in the tropical sun as for some reason its opening has been held up. Election promises to open it up by the President have amounted to...
Note: With very limited flight frequency to my home airport (New Orleans), I have no chance to do plane spotting. Now it's time to dig some old photos from my personal collection folder. I took this photo from my real home airport (Manila)....
Note: This is the new Terminal 3 at Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Still not in use because of some controversies. I've counted 18 gates. On the upper left hand side, you will see the domestic terminal. Also note the two helicopters on the...
Note: This is the South Wing of the Manila Centennial Terminal 2 at NAIA. This wing is used primarily by all Philippine Airlines domestic flights. The whole terminal is exclusive for Philippine Airlines use - the country's flag carrier. (OLYMPUS...