Photo of the Day 1st July 2023

View from below of a twin engined jet airliner flying at low level with flaps deployed from the rear of the wings, suggesting it has just taken off. The plane is mostly white, with purple cartoon smiling mouths on either side of the fuselage, and large billboard-style "Wow" titles in the centre of the fuselage, over (and partially obscured by) the wing. The registration "LZ-MDD" is visible in black letters under the left wing. Above, the sky is a mix of vivid blue, and fluffy white clouds.
LZ-MDD, Airbus A320-232, Wow Air, crossing the perimeter fence after taking off from Runway 08R at London Gatwick, 12th September 2014.


Rear view of a single engined light aircraft taxiing away from the camera. The plane is mostly white, with an orange and light brown stripe running along the body and sweeping up in to the tail. The fixed undercarriage has spats over the wheels, and the qouter third of the wings are cranked up quite significantly. In the background, a line of trees almost hides a large, light brown industrial building. Above the sky is an ominous grey.
F-GLVF, Robin DR-400-120, taxiing out to the runway at Lyon Bron, 7th October 1996.