Photo of the Day 16th September 2023

Side view of a twin engined jet airliner parked at it's gate, facing to the right, with a white airbridge attached to the forward door on the opposite side. The plane is mostly white, with blue "TRANSAERO" titles on the upper forward fuselage, and the registration "YL-BAB" on the upper rear fuselage. The tail has a large arrowhead design, pointing upwards, made up of vertical red and blue lines of varying widths. There are cargo bay doors open in the lower front and rear fuselagge, the one at the rear has an orange and white belt loader raised towards it. Some baggage handlers are clustered around a truck off to the left of the frame. There is a man wearing a yellow hoi-viz vest standing in front of one of the engines. In the background, a large grey terminal building fills the top of the frame, with several empty airbridges in the middle, and a plane attached to the ones on each side, a large 4 engined jet airliner in the top left, and a smaller twinjet on the upper right.
YL-BAB, Boeing 737-236(A), at London Gatwick, some time after October 1997.

Side view of a twin engiend jet airliner taxiing from right to left and slightly away from the camera. The plane is mostly white, with a light grey belly, and a thin golden stripe running along the body, and large blue "Continental" titles on the forward upper fuselage. The registration "N14115" is on the lower rear fuselage. The tail is dark blue, with part of a white and gold wireframe globe. In the bqacground, a large grassed area is bisected by another taxiway, with a large grey hangar with "British Airways" titles in the top left corner filling most of the frame from the right.
N14115, Boeing 757-224, Continental Airlines, taxiing out to the runway at Manchester Airport, 16th September 1995.


Side view of a single seat, single engined biplane parked on tarmac facing to the right. The plane is mostly bright yellow, with a thick black stripe outlined in red running along the body, with the registration "G-OKAY" overlaid in red. The fixed undercarriage is mounted on yellow struts coming off the lower body below small glass windows cut in the lower section of the fuselage, the wheels covered in yellw spats with a red-black-red stripe running along them. The cockpit canopy is open, having been slid back along the fuselage. In the distance, grass stretches out to the far distance, with several other light aircraft parked, facing away from the camera, all at leasst partly obscured by this plane. A grey sky above completes the image.
G-OKAY, Pitts S-1E Special, at Manchester Barton, some time in the 1990s.