Photo of the Day 15th December 2023.

Side view of a white, twin engined jet airliner with a yellow tail, taxiing from left to right in front of an array of yellow metal frames and blue fuel tanks.
D-ABHE, Boeing 737-230C, German cargo, at Manchester Airport, some time in the early 1990s.

Side view of a white and blue helicopter taxiing from left to right under a bright but hazy blue sky.
PH-SSS, Aerospatiale SA365N Dauphin 2, Schreiner Airways, at Rotterdam Airport, 18th October 1993.

 

Side view of a pair of red helicopters with extensively glazed cockpits in the nose, and red stripes running along the body, parked facing to the left, under hazy white skies.
F-ZBDL and F-ZBDO, Sud SE3160 Alouette III, Securite Civile, at Lyon Bron, 7th October 1996.

 

Low side view of a white and orange, twin engined jet airliner plying from right to left, against a pale grey sky.
G-EZBT, Airbus A319-111, EasyJet, at 4600 feet over Tandle Hill, diverting in to Manchester while operating a flight from Glasgow to Luton, 19th May 2023, as seen from my back garden.

 

Side view of a silver, single engined light aircraft with an extremely large bubble canopy over the cockpit, about to land on a grass runway against a background of more grass, with trees and bushes behind. There are 2 people in the cockpit, a tall man flying the plane in the right hand seat, and a shorter woman in the left hand seat, who is looking to her left, off to the right of the camera.
G-CODA, Evektor EV-97 Eurostar, Mainair Flying School, about to land on Runway 26 Left at City Airport Manchester/Barton, 23rd May 2019.
The woman in the left hand seat had been bought an air experience flight for her birthday, and was bubbling over with excitement with her family on the control tower balcony just minutes afterwards.