Photo of the Day 8th December 2023

Side view of a high-winged, twin propellor-engined white airliner with a blue belly and tail, taxiing from right to left, with a hazy background of acres of grass leading up to blackhangars in the distance, with a white plane parked in front.
D-BIRT, De Haviland Canada DHC-8-102 Dash 8, Augsburg Airways, at Manchester Airport, some time in the 1990s.

Side view of a high-winged, 4 engined white jet airliner with blue "CrossAir" titles on the upper forward fuselage, and red and blue splotches on the lower rear fuselage and tail, with large areas of grass leading up to a white building in front of trees in the far distance, under a hazy grey sky.
HB-IXF, British Aerospace Avro RJ85, Crossair, at Geneva Cointrin, either 1993 or 1996.
At the time, you don’t notice the building in the background, especially the square white building with the black circle – This is CERN, home of the Large Hadron Collider, which runs under the airport.


Side view of a single engined, blue and white light aircraft, taxiing from left to rightwith another small, white plane behind it on the right of the frame, with large areas of grass behind leading up to a wide river in the distance, and an industrial landscape on the far bank, vanishing in to a hazy grey sky.
G-LFSI, Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee C, Liverpool Flying School, at Liverpool Speke, some time in the 1990s.


Side view of a twin engined, white jet airliner, taxiing from right to left, with grassed areas and a runway vanishing in to haze in the background.
9H-ABP, Airbus A320-211, Air Malta, at a rather hazy Dusseldorf Airport, either 1993 or 1996.


Side view of a high-winged, twin engined red passenger plane with a black and white stripe running along the body, white "G-ORED Devils" on the rear fuselage, and "The Sun" titles on the tail, parked on grass facing to the left and away from the camera, with the grass airfield leading up to trees in the background, under a white and grey sky.
G-ORED, Britten Norman BN-2T Turbine Islander, Red Devils (the display team of the Parachite Regiment of the British Army), at Manchester Barton, 17th August 1992.This wasn’t an air show day, so I’ve no idea why it was here.