Photo of the Day 7th December 2023

Side view of a twin engined, white jet airliner with a blue belly and blue "British Airways" titles on the lower forward fuselage, being pushed back from it's stand by a white and blue truck. In the background, a couple mof other planes are parlked, with grass running up to trees in the distance, and the dish of a radio telescope on the horizon, under a grim grey sky.
G-EMBN, Embraer ERJ-145EU, British Airways, at Manchester Airport, January 2006.
Space fans will notice the dish of the Lovell radio telescope at Jodrell Bank on the horizon, just above the trees.

Rather noisy and slightly blurry shot of a very large 4 engined jet airliner painted in a very colourful livery, with lots of red, blue, green, yellow, black, and white stick figures with outstretched arms, arranged at all angles, with a large, sandy brown building behind, and trees and tower bvlocks beyond that, under a hazy grey sky.
ZS-SAJ, Boeing 747-312, South African Airways, at London Heathrow, some time in the late 1990’s.

 

Side view of a twin engined, white bizjet, with a blue and green cheatline running al;ong the body, and the registration "HZ-MS4" on the rear-mounted engines, taxiing from left to right, in front of a background of grass leading up to trees in the distance.
HZ-MS4, Gulfstream G-1159 GII SP, Saudi Armed Forces Medical Services, at Geneva Cointrin, either 1993 or 1996.

 

Side view of a brown helicopter with a light green and gold stripe running along the body, flying from left to right at a low altitude, in front of a background of blue skies and fluffy grey clouds.
G-CFLT, Aerospatiale AS-355F-1 Ecureil 2/Twin Squirrel, at Manchester Barton, some time in the 1990’s.

 

Side view of a twin engined, white airliner with an orange tail, and the number "0870 6 000 000" in orange along the whole fuselage. in front of a grass field under a grey sky.
G-EZYC, Boeing 737-3Y0, easyJet, at Luton Airport, some time in the late 1990s.