Photo of the Day 27th November 2023

Side view of a white, 4 propellor engined airliner with a blue belly and red "British Air Ferries" titles on the upper fuselage, taxiing from right to left under a hazy but bright white sky.
G-AOYR, Vickers V.806 Viscount, British Air Ferries, turning on to Runway 23 at Manchester Airport, as seen from Ringway Road, some time in the early 1990s.

Side view of a high-winged, single engined white light aircraft parked facing to the left and slightly away from the camera. There is a wide blue stripe running along the fuselage, and a cartoon image of a rather evil looking black cat on the tail. Hills shrouded in mist dominate the background, under a grim, grey sky.
G-BFLV, Reims-C|essna F172N, CATS Cheshire Air Training School, at Liveropool Speke, some time in the early 1990s.


Side view of a very large, white, 4 engined jet airliner parked facing to the left, with dark blue "Corsair" titles on the forward fuselage, and a stylised image of ocean waves in dark blue, aquamarine, and white on the tail. under a grim grey sky.
F-BPVE, Boeing 747-128, Corsair, at Paris Orly, 1st November 1993.


Side view of a World War 2-era, 4 engined, olive green bomber aircraft taxiing from right to left along a runway, with rolling hills covered in trees in the background, under a grey sky.
124485/G-BEDF, “Memphis Belle”, Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress, USAAF United States Army Air Force, at the annual Fighter Meet airshow at North Weald, some time in the early 1990s.


Side view of a twin engined white jet airliner with a blue belly and a red tail being towed from left to right by a white tug. The plane has red "Balair" titles on the lower forward fuselage, and a large white cross on the tail. In the In the background, a large blue and red sign with white "Flughafenbahn" titles adorns the side of a low building, with planes clustered around larger buildings, vanishing in to haze in the distance.
HB-IPL, Airbus A310-325, Balair, at Zurich Kloten, either 1993 or 1996.