Photo of the Day 11th June 2023

Side view of a very large 4 engined jet airliner flying at low level from right to left, with wheels extended and flaps fully deployed from beneath the wing, suggesting it is about to land. The plane is mostly white, with a dark blue belly and engine pods. There are large dark blue "One World" titles on the forward fuselage, with smaller "British Airways" titles below, behind a red and blue ribbon. The tail is white, with 2 wavy red lines, and a wavy blue triangle between them. Behind, the sky is a flat grey.
G-CIVD, Boeing 747-436, BritishAirways, flying over Myrtle Avenue, on final approach to Runway 27L at London Heathrow, 11th July 2014.

Sideview of a very large 4 engined jet airliner moving from right to left. The plane is almost entirely white, withgolden "Emirates" titles on the forward fuselage, repeated in a slightly smaller Arabic script over the wing. There is also a rather decorative golden Arabic script design on the engine pods and wingtips. The rear fuselaghas a diagonal red bar that extends up into the tail, with green, white, and black horizontal stripes, representing the waving flag of the United Arab Emirates. In the background, large grassed areas lead off to trees in the distance, under a fluffy grey and white sky.
A6-EER, Airbus A380-861, Emirates, starting it’s take off roll on Runway 23L at Manchester Airport, 13th March 2013.


Side view of a T-tailed, twing engined jet airliner with the engines attached to the rear fuselage. The plane is mostly white, with "Scandinavian" titles on the upper forward fuselage, and large "SAS" titles on the tail. There are blue, yellow, red, and black diagonal stripes on the lower half of the forward fuselage, representing the flags of Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, countries that are also represented by coloured squares on the engine pods.In the background, blue airbriges hanging off a terminal building are visible on the right of the frame, while paved apron and grassed areas lead off into the hazy distance in the rest of the picture.
SE-DDR, Douglas DC9-41, SAS Scandinavian Airline System, parked at Dusseldorf Airport, either 1993 or 1996.