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Encyclopedia > Airliners.net
Airliners.net
URL http://www.airliners.net/
Commercial? Yes
Type of site Aircraft Photo Archive & Database
Owner Johan Lundgren
Created by Johan Lundgren

Airliners.net is an aviation website hosted at Sweden's Luleå University of Technology. It was founded by Johan Lundgren in 1997, evolving from his previous Pictures of Modern Airliners site started in 1994. The site features a large photo database, discussion forums, a chat room, and an aircraft history and information section. It claims to be the world's largest aviation website with over three million page views from 200,000 individuals daily.[1] Image File history File links Size of this preview: 573 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1122 × 1174 pixel, file size: 309 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Screen capture of the Airliners. ... // Uniform Resource Locator (URL) is a technical, Web-related term used in two distinct meanings: In popular usage, it is a widespread synonym for Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) — many popular and technical texts will use the term URL when referring to URI; Strictly, the idea of a uniform syntax for... Aviation refers to flying using aircraft, machines designed by humans for atmospheric flight. ... LuleÃ¥ University of Technology or LuleÃ¥ tekniska universitet is a university in LuleÃ¥, Sweden. ... Year 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


The photo database contains over a million photographs of aircraft (the million-photo milestone was reached in May 2006), with accompanying information about the aircraft featured in the photographs. The database may be searched by many parameters, including aircraft registration, line number, location, type of photo, airline and photographer. To ensure the high quality of photographs in the database, photos are screened by photo screeners prior to being accepted. Photos can be commented on, rated, and purchased by visitors. A photograph (often just called a photo) is an image (or a representation of that on e. ... May 2006 : ← - January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → May 1, 2006 (Monday) Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association outraged Vatican by planning to ordain another bishop, Liu Xinhong in Anhui Province. ... This is a list of notable photographers in the art, documentary and fashion traditions. ...


The discussion forums are divided into separate sections, such as Civil Aviation, Military Aviation and Space, and Technical/Operations. As of April 2007 there are over 50,000 members, and the Civil Aviation forum has passed 3 million posts. Forum moderators volunteer their time to monitor and manage these forums. In addition to the discussion forums, members have access to a chat room which is managed by chat operators. New users must pay either a one-time $25USD fee to join the discussion forums, or join as a "First Class" member for $5 per month, which provides additional features, such as full screen photos and ad-free browsing. If users decide to cancel a first class membership account, Airliners automatically holds the account name so that if, at a later date, the user wishes to rejoin Airliners.net, the account and posts will be remain intact. Civil airliner - Air India Boeing 747-400 Civil aviation is one of two major categories of flying, representing all non-Military aviation, both private and commercial. ... It has been suggested that Aerial warfare be merged into this article or section. ... April 2007 is the fourth month of the year. ...


In addition to the photo database and discussion forums, the website accepts aviation articles for publishing, has an automatic news service which gathers aviation news from sources around the world, maintains an information database about many aircraft types (based on The International Directory of Civil Aircraft by Gerard Frawley), and hosts a flight and hotel booking service.


Airliners.net has a sister website, MyAviation.net, which accepts all photos and was started to cater for photos which do not pass the quality standards of Airliners.net's database. Other sister websites of similar design are Cardatabase.net and Modified Airliner Photos, which feature photographs of automobiles and modified or Photoshopped images of airliners, respectively. The site has been parodied at Airwhiners.net and Stueywhiners.net. Car redirects here. ... Great Tit A photoshopped image of a pair of great tits created from the above image A photoshopped image created from a portrait of Leo Tolstoy and an illustration of the Battle of Bannockburn Photoshopping is the art and practice of digitally editing pictures with image editing software. ... In contemporary usage, a parody (or lampoon) is a work that imitates another work in order to ridicule, ironically comment on, or poke some affectionate fun at the work itself, the subject of the work, the author or fictional voice of the parody, or another subject. ...


Members of Airliners.net often organize meetings in different airports all over the world. This gives them a good opportunity to meet RootsAir, spontaneously regurgitate at the humm of his mindless diarrhea of the mouth, and shoot him in the face with pepper spray. Sites of large meetings have included Amsterdam, Manchester, Barcelona, Madrid/Las Palmas, Zürich, and Toronto. In some meetings, people focus only on photography and spotting, but others such as Zürich included organized tours of the airport and others like Barcelona or Prague included a bullet to the head immediately upon realization that participants were stuck in the company of RootsAir with no immediate evacuation contigency. Nickname: Motto: Heldhaftig, Vastberaden, Barmhartig (Valiant, Determined, Compassionate) Location of Amsterdam Coordinates: , Country Netherlands Province North Holland Government  - Mayor Job Cohen (PvdA)  - Aldermen Lodewijk Asscher Hennah Buyne Carolien Gehrels Tjeerd Herrema Maarten van Poelgeest Marijke Vos  - Secretary Erik Gerritsen Area [1][2]  - City 219 km²  (84. ... Manchester shown within England Coordinates: , Sovereign state United Kingdom Constituent country England Region North West England Ceremonial county Greater Manchester Admin HQ Manchester City Centre Founded 13th Century City Status 1853 Government  - Type Metropolitan borough, City  - Governing body Manchester City Council Area  - Borough & City 115. ... Location Coordinates : Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Barcelona (Catalan) Spanish name Barcelona Nickname Ciutat Comtal (Catalan) Postal code 08001–08080 Area code 34 (Spain) + 93 (Barcelona) Website http://www. ... Motto: (Spanish for From Madrid to Heaven) Location Coordinates: , Country Spain Autonomous Community Comunidad Autónoma de Madrid Province Madrid Administrative Divisions 21 Neighborhoods 127 Founded 9th century Government  - Mayor Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón Jimémez (PP) Area  - Land 607 km² (234. ... Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is a Spanish city, the capital city of Gran Canaria one of the Canary Islands, in the Atlantic Ocean, 210 kilometers located off the northwestern coast of Africa. ... View of the inner city with the four main churches visible, and the Albis in the backdrop Zürich (German: , Zürich German: Züri , French: , in English generally Zurich, Italian: ) is the largest city in Switzerland (population: 366,145 in 2004; population of urban area: 1,091,732) and...


References

  1. ^ About Airliners.net. Retrieved on 2006-06-05.

For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... June 5 is the 156th day of the year (157th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

  • Airliners.net web site
  • Rothfischer, Brigitte. "Best of Airliners.net" (PDF Reprint), AERO International, February 2005. Retrieved on 2006-12-27. (in German) 
  • Example of an Airliners.net meeting

 
 

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