Photo of the Day 6th December 2023

Side view of a a 4 engined, white jet airliner with red engine pods and a red tail, flying from left to right at a very ;low altitude, with it's wheels in the extended position.
G-VNAP, Airbus A340-642, Virgin Atlantic, on final approach to Runway 27Right at London Heathrow, 11th July 2014.

Side view of a 3 engined, white jet airliner taxiing from right to left and slightly towards the camera. The plane has a red and green cheatline running along the body before sweeping up in to the tail, and black "Air Portugal" titles on the upper forward fuselage. In the background, on the far side of the runway, a red brick and grey metal terminal building stretches across the entire frame.
CS-TB_, Boeing 727-82, TAP Air Portugal, at London Heathrow, 6th December 1986, taken with a borrowed camera during a day trip to London with some friends, after I persuaded them to go all the way out here on the Tube for an hour.


Side view of a 3 engined, white jet airliner with a green cheatline on the body and a green tail, parked facing to the left, in front of a building with a roof painted with brown, white, and red stripes, with trees beyond that.
TC-ALK, Boeing 727-230, Air Alfa, parked in front of the World Cargo Centre at Manchester Airport, 6th December 1994.


Side view of a twin engined, white jet airliner parked facing to the right, with blue "Air France" titles on the upper forward fuselage, and a series of blue stripes and a single red stripe on the tail, in front of a brown terminal building with the tall red tail of another airliner beyond that, under a grey sky.
F-GJNG, Boeing 737-528, Air France, at Zurich Kloten, either 1993 or 1996.


Side view of a 4 propellor-engined, white cargo plane parked facing to the rightwith grass and trees in the distance vanishing into haze, under a bright but hazy grey sky.
EI-CHX, Lockheed L-188C Electra, Hunting Cargo Airlines. at Vienna Schwechat, 27th October 1993.