Photo of the Day 10th December 2023

Side view of a 3 engined, silver jet airliner flying from right to left at a very low altitude and with the nose raised very sharply, suggesting it has just taken off, with grey sky in the background.
N1750B, McDonnell Douglas MD11, American Airlines, leaping off Runway 10Right at London Heathrow, some time in the 1990s.

Side view of a twin propellor engined white business aircraft flying from left to right at a low altitude, with undercarriage lowered and flaps extended from the rear of the wings, suggesting it is just about to land, in front of a background of blue sky with a slight grey tinge.
G-OLDZ, Beech B200 King Air, Gold Air, on final approach to Runway 24 at Manchester Aiorport, as seen from the Airport Hotel, some time in the late 1990s.


Side view of a white, twin engined jet airliner, with a silver belly and a yellow and black cheatline running along the body, and black "Monarch" titles on the upper forward fuselage, taxiing from right to left, under a grey sky with patches of blue threatening to break through.
G-OJEG, Airbus A320-231, Monarch Airlines, at Luton Airport, some time in the late 1990s.


Side view of a blue and white twin engined jet airliner, with "KLM" titles in white on the upper forward fuselage and in blue on the white tail, parked on it's stand facing to the right, with similar planes beyond it on the riught of the frame, with the rest of the airfield slowly vanishing in to haze.
PH-BDN, Boeing 737-306, KLM, with sister ships PH-BDL and PH-BDH, at Amsterdam Schipol, either 1992, 1993, or 1996.


Side view of the nose and forward fuselage of a 4 engined, delta-winged jet bomber, parked facing to the right on concrete plinths on grass, behind a chainlink fence, under a bright white sky.
XL391, Avro 698 Vulcan B.2, Royal Air Force, on static display outside a hangar at Blackpool Squires Gate, 30th April 1993.