MaverickM11 From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 17889 posts, RR: 46 Posted (7 years 9 months 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 2422 times:
"Documenting the genealogy of planes started a decade ago as a hobby for Mr. Avrane, a 50-year-old former software manager for Oracle Corp. in France. Today, his AeroTransport Data Bank is a subscription-based online catalog, with detailed information on successive owners, operating history and unusual features of nearly 65,000 military and civilian jet and propeller planes -- including ones in the scrapheap -- serving the fascination of aviation fans around the world."
Yes, I use that site as well. The only "issues" I have is that they don't provide a means to download all their spreadsheets in one go, and you have to keep downloading to keep updated. Between the two sites, 95% of my research is answered quickly.
I don't mind paying the subscription for ATDB when I get my answers online as soon as I need them.