Photo of the Day 30th October 2023

Rear view of a twin engined jet airliner with the engines mounted on the rear fuselage, being pushed back by a low, blue tug attached to it's nosewheel. The plane is mostly white, with a blue belly, and a pair of thin red stripes running along the fuselage. There are red "Lauda" titles on the upper forward fuselage, and the registration "OE-LRC" on the rear fuselage in black, just aft of a small Austrian flag (equal red, white, and red horizontal stripes). There are 2 red letter "L" 's on the tail, one nestled inside the other. In the background, a blue and grey propellor airliner is sparked in front of a terminal building, with a couple of white baggage trucks parked next to it, and a grey tug parked in front of it's nose, and some men in hi-viz jackets standing around.
OE-LRC, Canadair CRJ-100LR, Lauda AIr, being pushed back from it’s stand on Pier B at Manchester Airport, some time in the early 1990s.

Head on view of a twin propellor-engined light blue airliner parked in front of a high grass berm , under a bright but hazy sky.
N3455, Douglas C-47B Skytrain (DC-3/Dakota), Star Airways, parked out of the way at North Weald Fighter Meet, some time in the early 1990s.


Side view of a single engined light aircraft parked facing to the right, in front of a rather battered looking black hangar.The plane is white on top with a grey belly, and a blue stripe running along the middle. The registration "G-BGTR" is on the rear fuselage in blue. The tail is blue, with a red Liver bird, a tall bird with a long neck and outstretched wings and the symbol of the city of LIverpool, outlined in white. There is a man in black pants and a dark blue jacket standing by the propellor at the front of the plane, holding a metal pole that is attached to the nosewheel. The top right of the frame is bright white sky, and the sun is obviously coming from fairly low on the right, as the plane is throwing a very sharp shadow on the ground behind it, on the lower left of the frame.
G-BGTR, Piper PA-28-140 CHerokee Cruiser, at the old General Aviation area at Liverpool Speke, some time in the early 1990s.


Side view of a twin engined bizjet parked facing to the left, and slightly towards the camera. The plane is almost entirely white, with a thin blue and black stripe running the length of the body, as well as along the bottom of the engine pods. The registration "I-GOBZ" is on the bottom half of the tail in black. In the background, grass runs off to a wire fence on the left of the frame, and trees on the right, under a wispy grey sky with patches of blue threatening to peek through.
I-GOBZ, Dassault Falcon 20E-5 at London Luton, some time in the late 1990s.


Side view of a long, thin, twin propellor-engined airliner parked facing to the left. The plane is mostly white, with a tin green and blue stripe running along the body, and repeated on the top of the tail. There are green "Atlantic Airways" titles under the cockpit windows, and the registration "G-BUKA" on the rear fuselage, the lowest parts of the registration partially obscured by the planes wing. On the tail is a black and white image of a stooping eagle. In the background, the tail of another plane can be seem looming over this plane on the left of the frame, with a green and white striped tent in the middle of the frame, and a blue truck on the right., under a gloomy grey sky.
G-BUKA, Swearingen SA-227AC Metro III, Atlantic Airways, in the visitors parking area at RAF Fairford International Air Tattoo, some time in the 1990s.