Photo of the Day 5th May 2023

Side view of a very large 4 engined jet airliner taxiing from left to right. The plane is mostly white, with a silver belly, There are black "Saudi Arabian Airlines" titles in English on the upper forward fuselage, starting over the wings, with similar titles further forward in an Arabic script. The tail is a dark green, with crossed curved sword over a palm tree and and inverted chevron logo, with "Saudi" titles underneath. Behind is a similar plane, with trees in the far background, under a misty grey sky.
N619FF, Boeing 747-212B, Saudi Arabian Airlines, wearing a hybrid colour scheme, taxiing to the terminal after landing on Runway 24, operating a Hajj flight in to Manchester Airport, 5th May 1996.

Side view of a single propellor engined, single seat biplane in a hangar, facing to the right. The plane is mostly white, with black, purple, orange, and yellow stripes running along the body, coming together to form the head of an eagle on the nose. The same lines appear on the wings and tail, resembling feathers on a wing. In the background, several planes are parked in between blue metal columns hoding up the roof. There are colour artifacts on the right of the frame due to shooting through glass.
G-GULZ, Christen Eagle II, in a hangar at City Airport Manchester/Barton, 29th November 2022.
Photo taken through glass, hence the colour artifacts on the far right of the frame.


Side view of a twin engined jet airliner parked facing to the right and slightly away from the camera in front of a long, low airport building. The plane is mostly white, with large blue billboard-style "AOM" titles on the forward fuselage, with a red line following the top of the letters, resembline a flying bird, the same logo appearing in a smaller form on the tail. In the background, large grassed areas fade in to haze in the distance.
F-GGMC, McDonnell Douglas MD83, AOM, parked at Paris Orly, 1st November 1993.