Photo of the Day 1st May 2023

Side view of a twin engined jet airliner parked by an air bridge at an airport terminal. The plane is mostly sky blue, with a white belly. Photo of the Day 1st MThere are large red "Thomson" titles on the middle of the fuselage, over the wings,, followed by smaller white "fly.com" titles. The tail is a slightly lighter blue, with a red logo that resembles a winking smiley face. Behind is a large terminal building, with several white airbridges sticking out, all bearing "Manchester Airport" titles. At nthe top left of the frame are the forward fuselages of 2 larger jet airliners parked at some of these airbridges.
G-THOH, Boeing 737-31S, Thomsonfly, parked on it’s gate on Terminal 2 at Manchester Airport, 20th January 2006.

Side view of a single engined light aircraftwith the engine buried in the wing root, surrounding the rear of the fuselage. The plane is mostly white, with a blue, white, and red band over the engine casing. and a red circle on the tail with a blue flying bird overlaid on top. Twin booms reach backwards from the trailing edge of the wings carrying the twin tails, with the elevator raised over the top of the tails. The cockpit is almost entirely glazed, with large glazed oval doors in the middle on each side. Behind are several aircraft also being displayed at this air show.
9m_OPT, Edgely OA7 Optica Srs 300, on static display at Farnborough Airshow, 7th September 1996.

 

Side view of a single propellor engined high-winged light aircraft parked at a small grass airfield. The plane is mostly white, with a blue and red stripe running along the body, and sweeping up in to the tail, with the registration "G-BNTP" prominent on the rear fuselage. The wingtips are blue, with white "Cessna 172" titles. There is a strut running from the bottom of the fuselage to the wing, with a rope coming down from the wing connection coming down to the top of a weighted traffic cone on the ground. In the background, grass extends out to trees i the distance, while the nose or a twin engined aircraft is just coming in to view on the middle right of the frame.
G-BNTP, Cessna 172N Skyhawk, parked at City Airport Manchester/Barton, 19th May 2019.

 

Side view of a twin engined jet airliner taxiing at an airport. The plane's body is mostly white, with a light and dark blue stripe running along the planes body before sweeping up to occupy the whole tail, with half of a Union Flag waving in the middle. There are large blue "AirUK" titles on the upper forward fuselage. In the background, large grassed areas lead ou tp fields and trees in the distance.
G-UKFB, Fokker F100, Air UK, taxiing at Edinburgh Turnhouse, 12th January 1995.

 

Closeup of the tail of a twin engined jet airliner parked at an airport. The body is mostly white, with an orange and blue stripe running along the middle of the fuselage, while the tail is bright orange, with a stlyisedletter "H" in the middle. The plane's rear door is open, and there is a set of mobile air-stairs attached to the door. In the background are a couple of other white jet airliners, with bizjets and light aircraft parked in the distance. Large expanses of grass and trees fade into haze in the far distance.
D-AHLR, Boeing 737-4K5, Hapag-Lloyd, parked at Hamburg Airport, 26th October 1993.