Photo of the Day 11th October 2023

Rear side view of a twin engined bizjet parked facing to the right and away from the camera. The plane is mostly white, with a red and orange stripe running along the body, as well as along the tail and the upturned wingtips. The registration "VP-CMF" is on the engine pods in red. There is a door open on thefar side of the plane, visible under the fuselage, with it's built-inairstairs extended. In the background, grass leads off to trees on the horizon, under a bright white sky.
VP-CMF, Gulfstream IV, at London Luton, some time in the late 1990s.

Side view of a long, thin, 4 engined jet cargo liner taxiing from right to left at a rather damp airport. The plane is mostly white, with a thinblack stripe seperating the top from the grey belly, and black "SOUTHERN AIR TRANSPORT" titles on the upper forward fuselage. The white tail has a white and grey double letter "s", outlined in black. In the centre of the fuselage, at the rear of the wing root, a red beacon can be seen flashing. In the background, green grass runs off to trrs in the distance, under a dismal grey sky.
N872SJ, Douglas DC8-71F, Southern Air Transport, taxiing out to Runway 24 at Manchester Airport, 11th October 1992.


Side view of a twin engined jet airliner taxiing from left to right. The plane is mostly white, with an orange and blue stripe running along the fuselage, as well as over the engine pods, and "Shorouk" titles in black on the upper forward fuselage, in English and an Arabic script. In the background, grassed areas run off to trees at the airfields perimeter, vanishing in to haze.
SU-RAB, Airbus A320-231, Shorouk Air, at Dusseldorf Airport, 11th October 1996.