Photo of the Day 18th November 2023

Side view of a 3 engined jet airliner taxiing from right to left. The plane is mostly white, with a bare metal belly, and a thick black cheatline running along the body, covering the passenger cabin windows, and black "Delta" titles on the upper forward fusealge. There is a large black, red, and white triangle just behind the cockpit, with a larger version of this logo on the tail with white "Delta" titles running through the middle, as well as on the wing-mounted engine pods. The centre wngine, running through the tail, has "MD-11" titles in black. In the foreground, taxiways fill most of the bottom of the frame, with a yellow vehicle driving to the bottom right corner, poast a large area of grass. In the background, a lot of other airliners are parked facing in various directions, slowly vanishing in to mist the further back they go, under a dreary grey sky.
N803DE, McDonnell Douglas MD11, Delta Air Lines, at London Gatwick, some time in the late 1990s.

Side view of a twin propellor engined airliner with a T-trail, parked facing to the left. The plane is white on the upper surfaces and has a grey belly, with a thick, light-=blue cheatline running along the body, covering the passenger cabin windows. There are large, light blue "DAT" titlkesa on the upper forward fuselage, with smaller and thginner "Belgian Regional Airline" titles towards the rear, and the registration "OO-DTH" on the cheatline at the rear, in white. The tail is the same light blue, with a white circle containing a shape that looks like the outline of a blue triangle but with a wavy base. In the foreground, blue trucks and several sets of mobile airstairs are spread about, with a man wearing a hi-viz vest and wearing ear defenders walking towards the plane from the right. In the background, grass and taxiways alternate, running off into the distance.
OO-DTH, Embraer EMB-120ER Brasilia, DAT Delta Air Transport, at manchester Airport, some time in the 1990s.


Side view of a twin engined jet airliner with the engines mounted on the sides of the rear fuselage, taxiing from left to right. The plane is mostly white, with an orange, red, and blue cheatline running along the body and over the side-mounted engine pods, getting wider and moving up in to the tail as it moves rearwards. There are small black "Fly By Light Technology Demonstrator" titles on the upper forward fuselage, the word "Light" highlighted in red, and the black registration "G-ASYD" on the upper rear fuselage, just above the engines. In the background, the white nose of a twin propeller-engined airliner is just poking into frame on the right , with the rest of the frame taken up with grass and taxiways running up to a river in the distance, with an industrial landscape vanishing in to mist on the far side, under a dull grey sky.
G-ASYD, British Aircraft Corporation 1-11-400AM, British Aerospace, operated as a Fly By Light technology demonstrator, at Liverpool Airport, some time in the early 1990s.