Photo of the Day 10th July 2023

Side view of a twin engined jet airliner taxiing from right to left. The plane is mostly dark blue, with a dark grey belly, seperated by a thin red stripe. There are large, light blue "bmi" titles, followed by smaller red "regional" titles on the upper forward fuselage. The engines are grey, with the registration G-RJXE in white, attached to the side of the rear fuselage. The tail is the same dark blue, with a light blue stripe below white "bmi" titles. In the foreground there is a large grey ventilation ducting on the lower left of the frame, with a white van with "security" titles on the upper part of the rear doors. In the background, alternating stretches of grass and tarmac stretch off into the distance.
G-RJXE, Embraer ERJ145EP, BMI Regional, taxiing to the terminal at Manchester Airport, 19th January 2016.

head on view of a single engined light aircraft facing towards the camera. The plane is mostly a tarnished bare metal finish. In the background, there is a collection of vans and caravans on the left of the frame, with a large 4 propellor engined airliner behind them, parked in front of a large sandy brown hangar with "Air Atlantique" titles on a placard .
G-AOKO, Percival P.40 Prentice T.1, parked in front of the Air Atlantique hangar at Coventry Airport, 8th May 1993.


Side view of a single engined light aircraft with a high wing taxiing from right to left. The plane is mostly white, with blue "Sky Ranger" titles on the planes rear fuselage, with the registration "G-CJFG" on the tail in blue. There is the head of a fire-breathing dragon facing forward on the nose. In the background, acres of grass give way to trees in the distance.
G-CFJG, Skyranger Swift 912S(1), taxiing out to the runway at City Airport Manchester, Barton, 3rd June 2023.


Side view of a high-winged, twin propellor-engined airliner flying from right to left at a low altitude with it's undercarriage, lowered, flaps extended from behind the wings, and nose angled slightly down, suggesting it is about to land at an airport. The plane is mostly white, with a blue nose, and red, white, and yellow blobs representing flying birds on the forward fuselage. The tail has yellow sunburst patterns on red and blue flags. Behind, the sky is a pale blue.
F-GPYE, ATR42-500, Air Littoral, on final approach to Nice Airport, 9th October 1996.


Side view of a high-winged, twin propellor-engined airlinermoving at high speed from right to left. The plane is mostly grey, with a dark blue lower section with a thin red stripe running along most of the body. There are dark blue "British Airways Express" titles on the forward fuselage, just above the cabin windows. The registration G-BMAR is on the upper rear fuselage, just under the tail. The tail itself has a grey upper half, with a dark blue top with a silver royal crest, with a red and blue triangle seperating the top and bottom sections. In the background, various airport buildings and a radar tower are almost blurred into smears as the camera pans with the plane.
G-BMAR, Shorts SD3-60-100, British Airways Express, uring it’s take off roll at Glasgow Airport, 10th January 1995.