Photo of the Day 1st June 2023

Low side view of a twin engined jet airliner flying from left to right at very low level, with undercarriage lowered and flaps extended from behind the wings. The plane is mostly white, with "Jet2holidays" titles on the lower forward fuselage in rad and yellow. The rear fuselage and tail are dark blue with a red, orange, and yellow sunburst, with a similar design on the blue engine cowlings.
G-SUNB, Airbus A321-251NX, Jet2, on final approach to Runway 23R at Manchester Airport, 26th May 2023.

Side view of a twin engined light aircraft parked facing to the left in front of a grey hangar. the plane is mostly white, with a black stripe running backwards along the body then returning forward over the cockpit, withadditional yellow and red stripes running from the nose to below the passenger cabin.
G-RICK, Beechcraft 55-B55 baron, parked at Inverness Airport, 9th January 1995.


Close up of the nose of a twin propellor engined airliner facing right down the camera. the plane is mostly white, with a small black nose cone, and black patches on the leading edges of the wings. The main unercarriage can be seen dropping down from the engines on the left and right sides of the frame.
OE-LEA, De Haviland Canada DHC8-103 Dash8, Interot, on static display at Farnborough Airshow, 12th September 1992.


Side view of ahigh-winged, twin propellor-engined airliner flying from right to left at low altitude with the landing gear still extended, flaps sticking out from the backs of the wings, and nose raised, suggesting it has just taken off. The plane is mostly white, with a thick yellow stripe out outlined in black running from the nose to under the rear fuselage, with large "VLM" titles on the upper forward fuselage just aft of the forward door, and a black rampant lion on the tail. In the background, the black roofs of some yellow-ish housing blocks can be seen, with some powerlines strung between pylons, under a a sky which is a mix of blue skies with fluffy clouds.
OO-VLN, Fokker F50, VLN, seconds after getting airborne at London City Airport, 1st November 1994.


Close up of the tail of a very large 4 engined jet airliner, facing to the left. The plane is mostly blue, with a white tail, which has blue "KLM Asia" titles. behind is a view across the airfield, to trees and buildings vanishing in to haze.
PH-BFD, Boeing 747-406(M), KLM Asia, at Amsterdam schipol, 27th September 1996.