Photo of the Day 9th May 2023

Side view of a large twin engined bizjet facing to the left. The plane is mostly white, with a blue stripe sweeping from below the fuselage just in front of the wing, over the wing, and sweeping upo to cover the entire tail, where there is a large pink infinity symbol. There are small "Zetta Jet" titles along with a small pink infinity symbol on the planes nose, just under the cockpit windows. There is a strip of green grass with wild flowers in the foreground, with more patches of grasson the right and left of the plane in the near background. Further back, there are larger planes parked iun front of a terminal building, with a large building including the control tower on the left of frame. Behind it all, the sky is a pale hazy blue.
N246ZJ, Bombardier Global 6000, Zetta Jet, being pushed back from the Executive apron at Manchester Airport, 4th October 2017.

Front view of a very large 4 engined jet airliner parked almost head on to the camera, with an air bridge attached to it's left side. A large door in the side of the fuselage is open behind the air bridge, with a large fuselage panel appearing to hang over the bridge. The plane is mostly white, with a grey belly, and a blue stripe running back along the fuselage from the nose. There are various fuel tankers and baggage carts around the eingines and wheels of this plane. The planes tail reaches up into the sky, which is a flat white with occasional lower fluffy clouds.
B-2456, Boeing 747-4J6(M), Air China, parked on it’s gate on Terminal 1 at Paris Charles De Gaulle, 15th October 1993.


Side view of a single engined light aircraft parked facing to the left and slightly away from the camera, at a grass airfield. The plane is almost entirely white, with a black and yellow stripe running the length of the body, repeated at the top of the tail. There is a large glazed canopy over the cockpit. The registration "F-GBKL" takes up a large portion of the rear fuselage. In the background, a massive grassed area leads off tpo trees and bushes in the distance, under a yellowish-grey sky.
F-GBKL, Socata Rallye 235E Gabier, parked at Manchester Barton, 17th August 1992.


Side view of a three engined bizjet parked at an airport. The plane is mostly white, with thin light and dark blue stripes running along the fuselage. There is a cover over the intake for the planes centre engine, at the base of the tail. The background is mostly flat grassed areas and tarmac to the horizon, with white skies above, with patches of light blue threatening to come through.
N145W, Dassault Falcon 900, parked at Nice Côte d’Azur, 9th October 1996.


Side view of a twin engined jet airliner flying from left to right, with flaps slightly extended from below the wings, undercarriage starting to be tucked away, and the nose raised quite steeply.Yhe plane is mostly white, with a silver belly, and a red and green stripe running backwards from the nose, before sweeping under the fuselage behind the wings. Similar lines are running vertically up the tail. There are red "Balkan" titles on the upper forward fuselage. Behind, grey skies fill the frame.
F-GHGD, Boeing 767-27EER, Balkan Bulgarian, taking off from Runway 28L at London Heathrow, 28th July 1995.