Tractacus' photos


  • Serair JDY

    Beech 1900 EC-JDY, operated by Las Palmas based Serair Transworld, arrives at Manchester. New in 1989, this has previously flown with Mesa Airlines, Yule Air Alaska and SAL Express (Sierra Leone), before moving to Serair in 2004. Thu28Sep17.

  • Jet Aircraft ZENT

    Operated by Biggin Hill based Jet Aircraft Ltd, Cessna 560 Citation Excel G-ZENT arrives at Manchester. That’s Emirates Airbus A380-861 A6-EDJ in the background on his way to Runway 23L, with the afternoon departure to Dubai. Thu28Sep17.

  • Citation ZENT

    Arriving just about 35 minutes previously, Cessna 560 Citation Excel G-ZENT is on the move again at Manchester. This is operated by Biggin Hill based Jet Aircraft Ltd. Thu28Sep17.


  • NetJets DLE

    Lisbon based Dassault Falcon 2000EX CS-DLE, operated by NetJets Europe, taxies out at Manchester. Examples of EasyJet, Austrian Airlines and Emirates can be seen parked on Terminal 1. Thu28Sep17.

  • NetJets DKD

    Gulfstream 550 CS-DKD, operated by Lisbon based NetJets Europe, moves out at Manchester. Thu28Sep17.

  • Benches and fences

    Now there’s an idea for a couple of groups on Ipernity… Take a seat and admire the fence. HFF to one and all! Manchester Airport Aviation Viewing Park. Thu28Sep17.


  • Singapore SMF

    Singapore Airlines Airbus A350-941 9V-SMF, which has the honour of being the 10,000th Airbus built. Here we see it heading back to the Terminal after encountering problems just before take off. Manchester. Thu28Sep17.

  • Cathay LRN

    Cathay Pacific Airways Airbus A350-941 B-LRN gets away from Manchester with the flight to Hong Kong. Thu28Sep17.

  • Emirates arrival

    Emirates Airbus A380-861 A6-EDJ touches down at Manchester with the mid day arrival from Dubai. Now just about 11 years old, this was built in 2006 and was the prototype series 861. Thu28Sep17.


  • Emirates EDJ

    Emirates Airbus A380-861 A6-EDJ lumbers towards Terminal 1 with the mid day arrival from Dubai. This was built in 2006 and was the prototype series 861. It was used for hot and high altitude tests at Addis Ababa, and eventually purchased by Emirates in 2…

  • Qatar ACK arrival

    Qatar Airways Airbus A330-202 A7-ACK rolls to the gate with the early afternoon arrival from Doha. Thu28Sep17.

  • Qatar ACK departure

    Qatar Airways Airbus A330-202 A7-ACK taxies out with the afternoon departure to Doha. Thu28Sep17.


  • Convoy

    An area of ground, adjacent to the Viewing Park, is being cleared to provide a storage space for vehicles and equipment during the upcoming winter runway maintenance program. Here we see a convoy of three tipper trucks being escorted to the site. Thu28S…

  • Hainan 2731

    Hainan Airlines Boeing B787-800 Dreamliner B-2731 moves out at Manchester with the flight to Beijing. Thu28Sep17.

  • Saudi AR12

    Saudia Boeing B787-900 Dreamliner HZ-AR12 taxies out at Manchester with the flight to Jeddah. Thu28Sep17.


  • Etihad BLP

    Delivered to Etihad Airways in July2017, Boeing B787-900 Dreamliner A6-BLP is seen here just after touch down on its first visit to Manchester, with the afternoon arrival from Doha. Thu28Sep17.

  • Etihad BLP

    Etihad Airways Boeing B787-900 Dreamliner A6-BLP heads to the gate, on its first visit to Manchester, with the flight from Doha. This was delivered to the airline in July2017. Thu28Sep17.

  • Thomson TUIE

    Thomson/TUI Boeing B787-800 Dreamliner G-TUIE moves out at Manchester, and waits for a Ryanair Boeing B737 to touch down. Thu28Sep17.


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