Photo of the Day 18th December 2023.

G-MAJS, Airbus A300B4-605R, Monarch Airlines, taxiing out to Runway 24 at Manchester Airport, some time in the 1990s.
Side view of a white, yellow, and black twin engined jet airliner, taxiing from right to left, with black hangars and green trees in the background, under a dismal grey sky.

Front view of the forward fuselage and left wing root of a single engined military jet fighter in a bare metal finish, parked facing slightly to the left of the camera, with twin tail booms stretching out behind it, on the top of a building at a busy airport, under a grey sky.
J-1635, De Haviland DH.112Venom FB50, Swiss Air Force, on display on the roof terrrace at Frankfurt Airport, either 1993 or 1996.

 

Side view of a white, twin propellor engined airliner, taxiing from right to left, with a large crowd of people in the foreground, most of them watching it, and a selection of white planes in the background, with trees in the distance, under a hazy white sky.
G-PLXI, British Aerospace Jetstream J61 (re-branded ATP), in the manufacturers house livery, during it’s take off roll for a display at Farnborough Air Show, 10th September 1994.

 

Side view of a white, single engined light aircraft, parked facing to the left on a grass airfield, with another plane taxiing towards it on the left of the frame, with trees lining the airfield perimeter, under a bright white sky.
G-BRVH, Smyth Model S Sidewinder, at Manchester Barton, some time after October 1995.

 

Side view of a white and blue, three engined jet airliner with the engines mounted on the rear fuselage, parked facing to the right, connected to a white airbridge on an airport terminal building, under a hazy white sky.
RA-85649, Tupolev Tu-154M, Aeroflot, at Amsterdam Schipol, either 1993 or 1996.

 

Side view of a white, twin engined jet airliner, with the engines mounted on the rear fuselage, flying from left to right at a low altitude, with the wheels down and flaps extended from the rear of the wing, suggesting it is about to land.
CS-TPG, Embraer ERJ-145EP, Portugalia, on final approach to Runway 24 at Manchester Airport, some time after May 1997, as seen from the Airport Hotel.

 

Side view of a twin engined bizjet taxiing from left to right, with a blue hangar and a low white building in the background, under a grey sky.
VR-CAD, LearJet 35A, Northern Executive Aviation, taxiing to the Southside hangars after landing on Runway 24 at Manchester Airport, 27th October 1997.

 

Side view of a white and red, high-winged, twin propellor-engined airliner flying from left to right at low altitude, with undercarriage extended and flaps deployed from the rear of the wing, suggesting it is just about to land.
G-BXBV, ATR42-300, Gill Airways, on final approach to Runway 24 at Manchester Airport, some time in the late 1990s.

 

Side view of a white, twin propellor engined bizprop, parked facing to the right, with passengers standing around by the door on the other side of the plane, and a small white bus at the bottom of the frame.
G-OAKL, Beechcraft 200 King Air, Air Kilroe, at Manchester Airport, some time in the early 1990s.

 

Side view of a white, high-winged, twin propellor engined airliner parked facing off to the right of the camera.
CS-AZZ, Dornier DO228-202, Aerocondor, operating flights for Suckling Airways, some time before October 1995.