Photo of the Day 8th May 2023

Side view of a very large 4 engined jet airliner taxiing from left to right. The plane is mostly white, with large "Corsair" titles on the forward fuselage. The tail has a stylised image of crashing ocean waves in dark blue, light blue, and white. The foreground has part of the roof of the terminal building just popping in to the bottom of the frame, while, the background has a large hangar on the left, large white fuel tanks in the middle, and some random buildings on the right. Above, the sky is a hazy blue, while golden sunlight is streaming across the entire scene, especially the plane.
F-BPVG, Boeing 747-128, Corsair, taxiing to it’s gate at Manchester Airport, 28th October 1995.

Side view of a single engined light aircraft parked on grass. The plane is mostly white, with a pair of thin orange stripes running along the fuselage, turning into an axe on the tail, with the word "Tomahawk" on the handle in white. The registration "G-BOZM" is displayed prominently on the fuselage. In the background, trees and bushes run to the horizon, under a grey sky.
G-BOZM, Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk, parked at Coventry Airport, 8th May 1993.

 

Side view of a twin engined jet airliner with a T-tail and engines mounted on the rear fuselage, taxiing from left to right. The plane is mostly white, with "British World" titles on the upper fuselage, and the silver partial outline of a leaping lion on the lower forward fuselage. The tail and rear fuselage is mauve, witha smaller version of the silver leaping lion logo. Behind is a grey and red truck, with the word "Alpha" printed on the side, moving to the left.taxiways and grassed areas make up the rest of the frame.
G-OBWA, British Aircraft Corporation BAC 1-11-518FG, British World Airlines, taxiing out to the runway at Birmingham Airport, 8th May 1993.

 

Side view of a twin propellor engined airliner taxiing from right to left. The plane is mostly white, with blue "crossair" titles on the forward fuselage, with red and blue splodges on the rear fuselage. The same splodges are on the tail, the red one being squared off and having a white cross in the middle. The foreground has a large grassed area, with a line of flowering plants, while the background has more grassed areas leding up to tall buildings and trees in the hazy distance. The sky is a hazy grey.
HB-IZF, Saab S2000, Crossair, taxiing to the terminal after landing at Berlin Schönefeld, 26th September 1996.

 

Side view of a twin engined light aircraft parked on grass, facing to the left and slightly away from the camera. The plane is almost entirely black, with red stripes on the body, tail, wings, engines, and wingtips. The registration "G-BHEH" is prominently displayed in red on the rear fuselage. a large grassed area fills the foreground and most of the background, leading up to bushes and trees in the distance, all under a grey sky.
G-BHEH, Cessna 310G, parked at Manchester Barton, 21st March 1994.