Photo of the Day 30th December 2023.

Side view of a twin engined jet airliner taxiing from left to right, with acres of concrete covered ground in the background.
9H-ABG, Boeing 737-2Y5(A), Air Malta, at London Gatwick, some time in the early 1990s.

Low side view of a white and black twin engined jet airliner flying almost overhead at a low altitude, undercarriage lowered and flaps extended from the rear of the wings, suggesting it is just about to land.
N814PA, Airbus A310-324, Delta Air Lines, on final approach to Runway 24 at Manchester Airport, as seen from the junction of Shadowmoss Road and Ringway Road, some time between November 1991 and April 1994.

 

Side view of a white twin engined jet airliner being pushed back from it's stand by a low, dark blue and grey truck attached to it's nose wheel, with several other large jet airliners in the background, under a typical grey Manchester sky.
A4O-GO, Boeing 767-3P6ER, Gulf Air, being pushed back from Gate 22 at Manchester Airport, some time in the early 1990s, as seen from Level 13 of the Terminal 1 Car Park.

 

Side view of a white and dark blue twin propellor engined airliner parked facing slightly to the left of the frame, with a red metal fence in front of it, and a large pale blue gas tank in the background.
G-11-782, Hawker Siddeley HS748FAA Srs 2B, Transair Cambodia, at Manchester Airport, some time in 1992 or 1993.
This spent a lot of time parked in various spots around the airport, awaiting delivery, and I’m not sure it ever got to the Far East.

 

Side view of a 2-tone sand camoflaged, high-winged, 4 propellor-enginedmilitary cargo plane taxiing from left to right, with a busy airport in the background.
467, Lockheed C-130H Hercules, Royal Saudi Air Force, taxiing out to the runway, at Manchester Airport, as seen from the Cargo centre, some time in the 1990s.

 

Side view of a green, blue, and white high-winged, twin propellor-engined airliner taxiing from right to left, with grassed areas and tarmac leading up to black hangars in the background.
G-RMCT, Shorts, SD3-60-100, Gill Airways, in basic Aer Lingus colours, at Manchester Airport, some time in the 1990s.