With the wide variety of airliners serving the worldwide travel market today, identification of individual aircraft manufacturers and planes can be a bit tricky.

Included on this website are guides to spotting and identifying the common airliners of today.

This website provides identification guides and recognition tips for comparing the airliners of the major companies engaged in aviation manufacturing today: Boeing, Airbus, Embraer, Bombardier, and others.

Side-by-side comparisons of airplane differences and photographs help identify airliner manufacturer, individual models, and unique design characteristics. Charts focus on how to tell planes apart, by comparing engine placement, windshield arrangement, landing gear configuration, entry doors, tailfin design, winglets, and other distinguishing characteristics.

A good starting point is our  Choosing an Aircraft for Your Journey Guide.

See you at the end of the runway!