Photo of the Day 27th April 2023

Side view of a twin engined jet airliner taxiing past a large grey hangar with it's doors open. The plane is mostly white, with a gold and red stripe running along most of the body before sweeping up into the base of the tail. There are large red "Kiwi" billboard titles on the forward fuselage, and the red outline of a kiwi (non-flying bird native to New Zealand) on the tail. the3 engines are red, with a thick white stripe through the middle, which itself has a thin gold and red stripe, as on the fuselage.
G-OOOU, Boeing 757-2YO, Kiwi Travel International Airlines, in the basic colours of Air 2000 who they were leasing this plane from, on it’s return from a seasonal lease in New Zealand.

Side view of a small 3 engined jet airliner taxiing from left to right in front of some other planes. The planes body has a grey belly with white upper sections, a thick blue stripe covering the cabin windows seperates the 2 sections. The nose carries red "Yak-40" titles in a Cyrillic script, while the tail carries the red serial "037". There is a logo on the tail a red-outlined square with alternating red and white quarters.
037, Yakovlev Yak-40, Polish Air Force, taxiing at Warsaw Okęcie, 3rd October 1996.


Side view of a single propellor engined hi-wing plane flying from left to right at low altitude, just a few feet above a grass runway, with flaps extended and it's nose raised, suggesting it has just taken off. The body is mostly olive green, with darker green patches for camouflage. The plane has black serial "XP820" and "ARMY" titles on the rear fuselage, nest to a small blue and red roundel. In the background, a grassy bank is overlooked by a few trees, while the sky is a murky grey.
XP820, De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver AL Mk 1, Army Air Corps Historic Aircraft Flight, taking off for a display flight at Barton Air Show, 22nd May 1994.