Photo of the Day 27th June 2023

Side view of a twin propellor engined business aircraft moving from right to left, with the nose lifted slightly off the ground as it rotates off the runway. The plane is mostly white, with a thin blue and gold stripe running along the body from the nose, widening behind the cabin windows, before sweeping up to occupy most of the tail. The registration "G-LYDF" is on the tail in large golden letters. In the background is a large grey-brown hanger, behind which is a white jet airliner with "Avro RJX" titles on the forward fuselage.
G-LYDF, Piper PA-31-350 Chieftain, taking off from Runway 23L at Manchester Airport, 15th March 2017.

Side view of a high-winged, T-tailed, 4 propellor-engined airliner travelling from left to right during it's landing roll on a runway. The plane is mostly dark blue, with a grey bellya, and a white stripe seperating the 2 sections. there are white "British Midland" titles on the upper forward fuselage, just aft of the cockpit windows, while the tail has a large red "BM" , with a white diamond in the angle of the letter "M" In the background is a large grey building, with a white hoarding with "United" titles.
G-BOAY, De Haviland Canada DHC7-110 Dash 7, British Midland Airways, landing on Runway 28L at London Heathrow, 27th June 1991.


Side view of a twin propellor airliner parked facing to the left, with a set of built-in airstairs coming from the open forward door. The plane is mostly white, with light blue "Merpati" titles on the upper forward fuselage, just aft of the forward door. The tail is blue, with 3 wavy yellow horizontal lines. In the foreground, the nose and forward fuselage of a small airliner is poking in to the bottom right of the frame, while there is a blue van just backing in to the bottom left of the frame, slightly obscuring the nose and nose wheel of the subject plane. In the background is the side of a large grey hangar, with blue metal reinforcing beams holding up the roof
G-BTZK/PK-MTZ, British Aerospace ATP, Merpati, parked between 2 hangars at Woodford Airshow, 27th June 1992.
This photo was taken from a photo bus, over to the flightlines on the far side of the airfield.


Side view of a twin engined jet airliner taxiing from left to right. The plane is mostly white, with a vivid, almost flourescent blue-green belly that sweeps up in to the tail, as well as the engines. There are blue "flynas" titles in the on the upper forward fuselage, as well as on the engines in white. There are additional titles transliterated into an Arabic script on the upper rear fuselage. In the background, a smaller white propellor airliner is taxiing off to the right, passing in front of another couple of aircrat on display in the Viewing Park, under this plane's ytail on the right of the frame, with a large grey hangar behind the cockpit on the right. Above, the sky is fleecy white, with streaks of blue threatening to break through.
CS-TFZ, Airbus A330-243, FlyNas, taxiing off Runway 05R after landing at Manchester Airport, 27th June 2014.


Side view of a twin engined jet airlinerfacing to the right being pushed back from its stand by a low-slung blue and white truck. The plane is mostly white, with a light blue band running around the rear fuselage and up in to the tail. where it ends in a darker blue and red triangle towards the top of the tail. There are "Air Inter" titles in blue and red on the upper forward fuselage. In the background, large tarmaced areas of apron are mixed with smaller grassd areas, with a couple of trucks moving around.
F-BTTG, Dassault Mercure 100, Air Inter, being pushed back from it’s stand at Paris Orly, 1st November 1993.