Photo of the Day 16th November 2023

Side view of a twin engined jet airliner taxiing from right to left. The plane is mostly white, with a blue belly that sweeps up to fill the tail, and large blue "Airtours" titles on the lower forward fuselage. The tail has an abstract design in pale blue, red, and yellow. In the background, large grassed areas and a runway lead up to a fence, beyond which is a large field surrounded by trees, with a white house nestled in the trees, under a dismal grey sky.
G-TICL, Airbus A320-231, Airtours, taxiing out to Runway 24 at Manchester Airport, as seen from the top of the Terminal 3 car park.

Side view of a very large 4 engined jet airliner taxiing from left to right. The plane is mostly white, with a grey belly, and black cheatline running along the body, covering the lower passenger deck windows. There is a blue, white, wnd red roundel overlaid on the cheatline on the rear fuselage. There are vertical thin black lines spaced equally on the lower rear fuselage. The tail is white, a red and green ring in the middle. In the foreground, there is a white airliner tail filling the lower left corner, with a set of red and white mobile airstairs on the lower left of the frame. In the background, large grassed areas stretch out to trees on the edge of the airfield, where they slowly vanish in to the grey hazy sky.
EP-SHD, Boeing 747-131(SF), Saha Airlines, at Amsterdam Schipol, 16th November 1992.

 

Side view of a twin engined jet airliner taxiing from right to left and slightly to the right of the camera. The plane is mostly white with a grey belly, and a series of red cheatlines running along the body, covering the passenger cabin windows. There are large black "THY" titles on the upper forward fuselage, behind a Turkish flag (red field with a whitce crescent and star), with smaller "Turkish Airlines" titles in both Turkish and English towards the rear. The tail is white, with 6 red horizontal stripes , overlaid with a white circle containing an image of a flying red bird. In the background, a large, wide, low brown building stretches across most of the frame from the right, with taxiways and grss leading to the hazy horizon on the left, under a grey sky.
TC-JCV, Airbus A310-304, Turkish Airlines, at Frankfurt Airport, either 1993 or 1996.