PHoto of the Day 22nd May 2023

Side view of a twin engined jet airliner flying from left to right with it's undercarriage lowered and flaps deployed from behind the wing, and it's nose raised fairly steeply. The plane has a sky blue belly, the rest being white. There are large "Flybe" titles in light and dark blue on the forward fuselage above some multi-coloured dots, and larger similar titles on the tail and rear fuselage. Behind, the sky is fiding from a clear blue at the top to a hazy white at the bottom.
G-FBJJ, Embraer ERJ170-200, Flybe, climbing out of Runway 23R at Manchester Airport, 4th June 2015.

Low side view of a twin engined biplane airliner flying from right to left, banking away from the camera. The plane is almost entirely racing green, with the registration "G-AEML" displayed as white outlines on the rear fuselage. Behind, the sky is mostly fluffy grey clouds with patches of white.
G-AEML, De Haviland DH-89A Dragon Rapide, during a flying display at Manchester Barton, 22nd May 1994.


Side view of a small 3 engined jet airlinerwith a T-tail, and the engines mounted on the rear fuselage, taxiing from left to right. The plane is mostly white, with the tail being a dark blue, with a diagonal yellow band on the rear fuselage/ There is a yellow circle on the tail, with a stylised flying bird in blue. There are Cyrillic titles on the upper front fuselage, transliterating into English as "Dniproavia". Behind, the 2 brown towers that form the base of the control tower are visible, with large grassed areas giving way to trees in the distance between them.
UR-88237, Yakovlev Yak-40K, Dniproavia, taxiing out to the eastern runway at Budapest Ferihegy, 1st October 1996.


Side view of a high-winged, 4 propellor-engined military transport aircraft facing to the right.The planes body is dark blue on the lower half, and white on top, with a thick yellow stripe running between them, joining in with the yellow nose cone. There are dark blue "Blue Angels" titles on the upper forward fuselage in a rather florid font, with yellow "United States Marines" titles on the side-mounted undercarriage pods below the wings. There is the yellow outline of a shield on the tail, with the lower left section filled in yellow, the upper right filled blue with a white blob containing an image of 4 fighter jets, representing the display team. Underneath this is a yellow ribbon with "Blue Angels" titles.Nehind, to the left of the frame, a couplke of blue fighter planes with yellow numbers on the tail are just popping in to frame, the blue and yellow matching this plane.
151891, Lockheed TC-130H Hercules, Blue Angels, parked at RAF Finningley supporting the US Navy demonstration team, at the annual air show, 19th September 1992.


Side view of a high-winged, 4 engined jet airliner taxiing from right to left. The plane is mostly white, with a thin red stripe outlined in blue, getting wider as it moves rearwards. There are "Atlantic Airways" titles on the upper forward fuselage, just aft of the forward door, and a red circle outlined in blue, with2 white letter "A"s overlaid, on the tail. In the foreground is a wooden fence, which is just high enough that planes appear to be taxiing on the top, while flat grassed areas fill the background, with hazy skies filling the rest of the frame.
OY-CRG, British Aerospace 146-200A, Atlantic Airways, taxiing to the terminal at Copenhagen Kastrup, 22nd October 1993.