Photo of the day 6th July 2023

Side view of a twin propellor-engined light business aircraft parked facing to the left. The plane is mostly white, with black "Huawei P20 Pro" titles on the nose and engine cowlings, the registration "G-YEOM" in black on the lower rear fuselage and under the left wing, and a red circle with a white apostrophe in the center, next to red "Vodafone" titles on the upper rear fuselage. The tail is red, with diagonal white "Huawei" titles. In the background, a large, green, open square metal frame can be seen, in front of a large grey hangar on the right of the frame. Above, the sky is a light blue-grey.
G-YEOM, Piper PA-31-350 Chieftain, in a combined Vodafone/Huawei advertising colour scheme, lining up on Runway 23L at Manchester Airport, 15th May 2019.

Side view of a large three engined jet airliner being towed from left to right by a small green truck attached to the nose wheel. The plane is mostly white, with dark blue "Garuda Indonesia" titles next to a stylised image of a laght and dark blue flying bird on the upper forward fuselage. The tail is dark blue, with a larger version of the light and dark blue flying bird in the middle. Behind, a large, sandy brown building with white framed windows extends most of the way across the frame, with large grassed areas running off to trees in the far distance, under a grey sky.
EI-CDI, McDonnell Douglas MD11, Garuda Indonesia, under tow at Frankfurt Airport, 16th October 1996.

 

Closeup of the tails of 3 large airliners parked facing to the left. The one nearest the camera, on the left, has a blue body with a white belly, and a white tail with blue "KLM" titles under a stylised blue crown. In the middle is a large 3 engined aircraft with a grey body and white belly, and a completely red tail, with the outline of a red circle with an arrohead pointing to the north-west, with an overlaid letter "N". At the rear is alarge, white aircraft with and orange and blue stripe running along the body. The tail is orange, with the image of a winged, blue flying deer, outlined in white. In the foreground, small blue trucks are towing empty baggage trailers, while a tall lighting tower looms over the background, reaching high in to the hazy grey sky.
A line-up of 3 large jet airliner tails – KLM Boeing 747, Northwest Douglas DC10, and South African Airlines Boeing 747, at Amsterdam Schipol, either 1992, 1993, or 1996.