Photo of the Day 26th November 2023

Side view of a 3 engined white jet airliner with an orange, red, and blue stripe runnning along the body, moving at high speed along a black runway. In the background, a low grey building with a white roof dominates the middle of the frame, with trees beyond disappearing in to haze in the distance, under a grey sky.
N7642U, Boeing 727-222, United Airlines, braking hard on Runway 23Left at London Heathrow, some time in the 1990s.

Side view of a white, twin engined jet airliner with the engines mounted on the rear fuselage, and red "European" titles on the upper forward fuselage, taxiing from right to left.. In the background, a black hangar with some planes parked in front of it spreads most of the way across the frame, with trees beyond that.
G-AVMK, British Aircraft Corporation 1-11-510ED, European Aviation, taxiing out to Runway 24 at Manchester Airport, some time in the 1990s.

 

Side view of a white, 3 engined jet airliner, with red stripes on the lower fuselage and red "Trans World" titles on the upper forward fuselage, taxiing from right to left. In the background, mist is settleing in, obscuring everything muich beyond this plane.
N81026, Lockheed L-1011-200 TriStar, TWA Trans World Airlines, at Dusseldorf Airport, 11th October 1996.

 

Side view of a single engine, twin cockpit, pre-World War 2 silver biplane, with a yellow band around the rear fuselage, and a blue, white, and red roundel just behind the wings. Each of the cockpits has a person wearing a heavy jacket and a leather helmet sitting in it, while a man in a blue jumpsuit is standing at the front of the plane, reaching up to swing the propellor. In the background, another plane is on the left of the frame.
N6466/G-ANKZ, De Haviland DH 82 Tiger Moth, in Royal Air Force colours, at Manchester Barton, some time in the 1990s.

 

Side view of a white, twin engined jet airliner, taxiing from right to left in front of a background of grass and taxciways stretching off in to the distance.
TF-FID, Boeing 737-408, Icelandair, at Amsterdam Schipol, either 1992, 1993, or 1996.