Photo of the Day 6th January 2024.

Side view of a white, blue, and brown 3 engined jet airliner being pushed backwards to the right by a red, white, and black tug attached to it's nosewheel, with trees and brown brick buildings in the background.
N191AT, Lockheed L1011-1-50 TriStar, American Trans Air, being pushed back from it’s stand at London Gatwick, some time in the 1990s.

Side view of a white and red, twin propellor-engined airliner flying from left to right at a low altitude, with the wheels extended and flaps deployed from the rear of the wing, suggesting it is just about to land.
G-LOGA, British Aerospace Advanced Turbo Prop (ATP), Loganair, on final approach to Runway 24 at Manchester Airport, some time before September 1994.

 

Side view of a white, twin engined jet airliner with the engines mounted on the rear fuselage, being pushed backwards (to the right) by a low slung tug attached to the planes nosewheel, with acres of concrete in the background.
SE-DAW, Douglas DC9–41, SAS Scandinavian Airlines, being pushed back from it’s gate at Manchester Airport, some time in the 1990s.

 

Side view of a white and blue, twin engined jet airliner taxiing from right to left, with a background of grass and taxiways leading up to trees in the distance, under a hazy yellow sky.
LZ-JXA, Airbus A310-324, JesAir, taxiing out to Runway 24 at Manchester Airport, some time in 1992.

 

Side view of a white and orange, twin engined bizjet, flying from left to right at a very low altitude with wheels extended and flaps deployed from the rear of the wings, suggesting it is just about to land, with blue skies and streaky clouds filling the frame behind it.
G-LEAR, LearJet LJ35A, Northen Executive Aviation, on final approach to Runway 24 at Manchester Airport, as seen from the Airport Hotel pub, some time in the late 1990s.