Photo of the Day 28th July 2023

Side view of an all white twin engined jet airliner taxiing from right to left. There are red "Friendly Low Fares" titles in the upper fuselage over the wings, diagonal red "" titles on the tail and upturned wingtips, and both sets of titles on the engine pods. In the background, trees and bushes mark the airfield perimeter, running off into the distance. On the horizon, the dish of a radio telescope can be seen over the planes cockpit on the right of the frame. Above, the sky is a hazy bright white.
G-GDFV, Boeing 737-85F, Jet2, taxiing past the Aviation Viewing Park after landing on Runway 23R at Manchester Airport, 27th September 2013.
Space geeks might want to look at the radio telescope at Jodrell Bank visible way, way off in the distance. just over the cockpit.

Side view of a helicopter flying from right to left at a low altitude. The helicopter is mostly white, with a thin light blue stripe running along the body and tail boom, before sweeping up into the tail. There is a square blue and white logo on the rear of the main body, with the word "Quantel" underneath it. The registration "G-CLIP" is in black on the engine pod, above the fuselage. The passenger cabin doors have been removed, allowing us to seedirectly into the cabin at the people sitting inside. Behind, the sky is a mix of hazy blue, and fluffy white clouds.
G-CLIP, Aerospatiale AS-355N Ecureuil 2, flying across Runway 28L at London Heathrow, 28th July 1995.


Side view of a twin engined bizjet, with the engines mounted on the rear fuselage. The plane is mostly white, with a thick black stripe running along the body from the nose and sweeping up in to the tail, as well as along the engine pods. A similar sriperuns diagonally up the upturned wingtips. The registration N955H is painted in white on the black stripe on the engines. I the background is a large terminal building with tall lighting towers, all under a hazy blue and grey sky.
N955H, Gulfstream GIV, Honeywell, at Copenhagen Kastrup, 22nd October 1993.