Photo of the Day 25th April 2023

Side view of a white four engined high-winged jet airliner flying at low level from left to right, withlanding gear and flaps extended, and the nose raised. The plane is mostly white, with red "Swiss" titles on the upper forward fuselage, while the til is mostly red, with a white cross in the middle. In the background is an airport terminal building, with a white twin propellor airliner parked in front. Behind, several blocks of hi-rise buildings are visible over the airport, while above, grey skies loom over everything.
HB-IXP, British Aerospace Avro RJ100, Swiss, taking off from London City Airport, 11th July 2014.

Side view of a twin propellor engined high-winged airliner lining up on a runway, facing to the left. The plane is mostly white, with a sky blue belly, and large blue billboard "flybe" titles above some variously coloured dots on the forward fuselage, with the same titles repeated on the rear fuselage, twisting in to up in to the tail. The engines are also white with sky blue under section, but with "" titles. The foreground is mostly closely cropped grass, with more grass in the background leading up to banks of trees in the distance. Above, the sky is blue with hazy white fluff low down.
G-ECOA, De Haviland Canada DHC8-402A Dash 8, Flybe, lining up on Runway 23L for takeoff at Manchester Airport, 25th April 2017.


Side view of a single engined World War 2 era fighter aircraft on display in a museum, facing to the left. The aplane is mostly olive green with a blue-grey belly, and black and white bands on the belly just aft of the wing. It carries the alpha-numeric codes "B6" and "V" either side of a white star in a blue circle with a white bar on the sides, on the rear fuselage. The tail is mostly the same olive green as the fuselage, with the rear half being red, and carries the serial "413573" in yellow. THe plane is in a large hangar, with a large silver 4 propellor engined aircraft immediately behind it, and parts of other exhibits visible in different parts of the frame.
44-13573, North American P-51D Mustang, United States Air Force, on display at RAF Museum, Hendon, 4th March 1996.


Side view of a single propellor engined light aircraft, with a high-mounted wing and the engine facing backwards from just aft of the cockpit, facing to the right. The tail is on a long thin boom extending from the rear of the main body under the engine. The cockpit is fully glazed, and occupies most of the nose section. In the background, a wooden fence surrounds a small building, with a coupkle of cars parked to the side. It is obviously a sunny, if somewhat hazy day.
G-MYIK, Kolb Twinstar Mk II, parked at Manchester Barton, 28th October 1995.


Side view of a twin engined bizjet accelerating down a runway for takeoff. The planes body is mostly white, with a brown and black stripe running along the body and sweeping up in to the tail.The registration "SE-DLL" is displayed prominently on the engine cowlings. Ub thge background is a view across the airfield to a hangar surrounded by trees, with fields and clumps of trees
SE-DLL, IAI 1124 Westwind, Time Air Sweden, starting it’s take off roll at North Weald, prior to the Fighter Meet airshow, 17th May 1992.