Completing the takeoff checklist shortly before entering Rwy 23L for departure.
Nope it's not Myrtle Avenue at Heathrow, instead it's further north in Manchester. 'Kestral six-eight-Lima' on short final for Rwy 23R from Montego Bay on a cold and crisp morning.
Catching the last of the day's rays whilst over the threshold of Rwy 27.
Beginning the roll down Rwy 23L for departure. Still plenty of condensation visible on the inside of the cockpit windows after a cold and frosty night.
Doing battle with the strong westerly wind during short final for Rwy 27.
One of Jet2's two B757's to be fitted with retro fitted winglets at the time of photographing. Climbing away from Rwy 23L.
One of Thomson's two B757's to be fitted with retro fitted winglets at the time of photographing. Climbing away from Rwy 23L.
Lifting off from Rwy 23L at just two weeks old. Thomson's first B738 to wear the new 'Thomson' brand livery after the recent merge with First Choice, as apposed to the old independent 'Thomsonfly.... (more)
'Baby 3523' lifting off Rwy 23L. The aircraft would soon return to Manchester under a 'PAN' emergency due to smoke in the cockpit. 'YK soon landed safely without further incident.
Looking very shiny on short final for Rwy 27 during sunset.
Climbing into the setting sun on an intentional missed approach for Rwy 27.
Approaching Rwy 27 before commencing an intentional missed approach.
Doing battle with the 26kt westerly wind during short final for Rwy 27. Arriving from Nice as EZY7068 with my Dad onboard.
Seen circling in flying formation for several minutes on the Belgian border in Adinkerke.