Photo of the Day 18th April 2023

Side view of a twin engined jet airliner flying at low lebel with landing gear and flaps extended and nose raised, as it takes off. The plane's body is silver, with red and white "Jet2" billboard titles on the forward fuselage, with nred "Friendly low fares" titles over the wing, partially obscured by the wing from this angle. The tail is all red, with white "" titles along the diagonal, and the engines are red, , again with white "" titles. Behind is a large grey hangar.
G-JZHJ, Boeing 737-8MG, Jet2, taaking off from Runway 23R at Manchester Airport, 13th March 2017.

Side view of a twin engined jet airliner taxiing from right to left. the planes body is mostly white, with large black "Aerocancun" titles on the upper forward fuselage, while the rear fuselage and tail are a pale green, with a white logo shaped like a 6 petal flower, each flower being made up of 3 wavy lines. Behind is a busy airport scene, with multiple white planes with blue tails containing yellow circles parked behind it. Lighting poles dominate the scene behind, while trees slowly vanish into mist towards the horizon.
VR-BMU, Airbus A310-324, AeroCancun, taxiing to the terminal at Frankfurt Airport, 2nd November 1993.


Side view of a twin propellor engined World War 2-era single seat military aircraft taking off from a slightly damp runway. The planes body, engines, and tail booms are mostly olive green, with a silver nose, yellow propellor sspinners and engine fronts, and a grey belly. There is a white star in a dark blue circle over a short white stripe on the tail boom just aft of the wing, with 3 white and 3 black bands covering the undersiodes of the tail booms, with the letters "S" and "KI" overlaid in white. The nearest tailfin has a white triangle with the yellow numbers "67543" overlaid, while the other has a large white letter "S" on the inside. Behind it are a tanker truck with nthe words "Chubb Fire emblazoned in blue on the side, a couple of red fire engines, and a white high-winged 4 engined jet transport. with a blue stripe.
42-675343/N3145X, Lockheed P-38J Lightning, USAAF, taking off for a flying display at Farnborough Air Show, 10th September 1994.


Side view of a single propellor engined light aircraft taxiing from right to left. The planes body is mostly white, with athick blue stripe and a thin gold stripe running along the body , with a simnilar blue and gold band running diagonallyup the tail, and another on the spats on the landing gear. In the background, a series of tall lighting poles and dark blue elevated road signs reveal the presence of a road hidden from view. In the distance, trees vaniush into haze, under a grey sky.
F-PSSQ, Constructeur Amateur Duranton De Junior, taxiing at Lyon Bron, 7th October 1996.


Side view of a twin propellor engined airliner, parked facing to the right and slightly away from the camera. The plane is almost entirely red, with white registration G-FLTY on the rear fuselage, and white "Parcel Force" titles on the nose and forward fuselage, the two words seperated by a 4 pointed white star with a blue diamond in the middle. A larger version of the same star with a diamond centre is visible on the tail. Behind is a large grey hangar with grey sliding doors and a red and blue pelmet.
G-FLTY, Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante, ParcelForce (operated by Flightline), parked at Aberdeen Dyce, 7th January 1995.