Photo of the Day 24th April 2023

Rear view of a very large high-winged 4 engined jet cargo aircraft parked at a busy airport, with it's nose-cone raised above the rest of the fuselage, and it's nose landing gear dropped down so it appears kneeling.. The plane's body is mostly white, with a thick blue line running the length of the fuselage, with a nother blue stripe running diagonally up the rear fuselage and in to the tail. The lower rear section of the tail has a white letter "H" with a blue drop shadow and a red background. IN the foreground is a collection of luggage trucks behind a chainlink fence, while in the background is the main terminal building with a couple of planes parked in front of it. Above, the sky is a mix of white and grey clouds.
RA-82046, Antonov AN124-100 Ruslan, Heavylift Cargo Airlines/Volga Dnepr, at Manchester Airport, 3rd July 1993.

Side view of a twin engined jet airliner taxiing from right to left. The plane is mostly white, with a silver belly, and a large red arrowhead on the forward fuselage, with red "Austrian" titles immediately after. The tail is mostly red, with a thick white stripe. Behind is a view across the runway to a hangar on the far side, with some light aircraft parked in front.
OE-LAD, AIrbus A310-325ET, Austrian Airlines, taxiing at Geneva Cointrin, 5th October 1996.


Side view of a twin propellor engined high-winged airliner parked next to a plane with a blue tail on the left, and another with a brown and white body to the right. The plane has a white fuselage, with "BAC Express" in red and blue on the lower forward fuselage. The registration "G-OJSY" is promiently displayed on the rear fuselage. Over the planes nosecone, trees are visible in the distance, while above everything else is a grey sky.
G-OJSY, Shorts SD3-60-100, BAC Express, parked at RAF Fairford after bringing in a group of planespotters for the International Air Tattoo, 24th July 1993.


Side view of a single propellor engined light aircraft flying from right to left at a very low altitude, just inches over a grass runway. The plane is mostly white, with a thick blue-red-blue stripe running along the body. The registration G-AVER" is displayed prominently on the rear fuselage. The tail has a red star overlaid with a white light aircraft in flight, trailing smoke. Behind, a large grassed area, with bushes and trees beyond that, fill the frame.
G-AVER, Reims-Cessna F150G, flaring for landing at City Airport Manchester/Barton, 23rd May 2019.