Photo of the Day 30th July 2023

Side view of a 3 engined jet airliner taxiing from left to right. The plane is light blue on the top, with a silver belly, , and a thick darker blue stripe and thinner white stripe in the middle. There are white "KLM" titles under a stylised white crown on the forwar fuselage, with a similar, larger blue crown over blue "KLM" titles on the tail, as ell as on the white engine pods. Behind, there is a low brown building with red-framed doors and windows, with a short brown tower with glazed section on the roof, behind which is latrge green metal structure. Above it all, the sky is a depressingly dreary grey.
PH-DTB, Douglas DC10-30, KLM, taxiing to the terminal at Manchester |Airport, 13th February 1993.

Side view of a 3 engined jet airliner taxiing from right to left. the plane is mostly white, with a silvewr belly. There are black "BWIA International" titles on the upper forward fuselagejust ahead of a red flag with a black and white stripe running daigonally from the top left corner to the bottom right. The registration "CS-TEA" is in the rear fuselage in black, directly under the centre engine inlet. Behind, there is a large blue hangar with "United" titles, just below the roofline, a dark brown hangar with a sandy roof with "Hunting Business Aviation" titles on the side sitting in the middle, with a bizjet parked in front and another one visible through the open hangar doors, and on the right is a grey terminal building with a yellow airbridge attached to a dark blue and grey airliner, under a hazy grey sky.
CS-TEA, Lockheed L1011-500 TriStar, BWIA International, at London Heathrow, 30th July 1995.


Side view of the nose and cockpit section of a single engined, two seat jet trainer aircraft resting on a pair of black metal stands, facing to the right. It is mostly red, with the upper surfaces being mostly white, the top of the nose section in front of the cockpit canopy being painted black. There is a vertically stretched blue pentagon on the side, with a stylised white rose over 3 swords pointing vertically, under a yellow rectangle with the words "Canopy release other side" behind it is the white wall of a building, with a brown brick wall at the rear
XN466, British Aircraft Corporation Jet Provost T.3, Royal Air Force, standing as a gate guardian at the side entrance to 247 Air training Corp, Ashton-under-Lyne, 30th September 2022.