Photo of the Day 12th January 2024.

Side view of a white, red, and blue, 3 engined jet airliner with the engines mounted on the rear fuselage, turning on to the runway for take off, under ominous grey clouds.
G-NROA, Boeing 727-217, Dan Air, turning on to Runway 24 by the Airport Hotel pub at Manchester Airport, some time in 1992.

Low side view of a blue and white, twin engined jet airliner flying from left to right at a high enough altitude to leave distinct condesation trails, in a blue sky with plenty of white fluff and bright sunlight reflecting off the clouds and contrails.
PH-AKF, Airbus A330-303, KLM, flying over my backgarden in Royton at 34000 feet, operating Amsterdam Schipol – Calgary International, 23rd January 2023.

 

Side view of a dark blue and grey, high-winged, 4 propellor-engined airliner flying from left to right at a low altitude with flaps deployed from the back of the wings, suggesting it has just taken off, with a cloudy grey sky as a backdrop.
G-BRYA, De Haviland Canada DHC-7-110 Dash 7, British Airways, just after taking off from Edinburgh Airport, 12th January 1995.

 

Side view of a blue, twin propellor-engined, World War 2-era airliner, parked facing to the right, with a grass berm behind, under a bright grey sky.
N3455, Douglas C-47B-35-DK, Star Airways, at North Weald, during the annual Fighter Meet air show, some time in the early 1990s.

 

Side view of a white, orange, and blue, twin engined jet airliner with the engines mounted on the rear fuselage, taxiing from left to rightwith a large terminal building in the background, under a grey-blue sky.
D-ALLD, McDonnell Douglas MD83, Aero Lloyd, at Frankfurt Airport, either 1993 or 1996.