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A rather splendid photograph from the Rex Features photo library of an EasyJet-operated Airbus on the way in to Glasgow airport in search of a pot of gold. Rex Features

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Big tails

Here’s a great picture from user Planet Airlines on flightglobal’s AirSpace forum of quite a lot of metal lurking at Dubai airport. User Planet Airlines on flightglobal/AirSpace

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Retro-look Alitalia A321

Another cracking shot from AirSpace forum user Hounddogone, this time of an Alitalia A321 at London Heathrow, proudly sporting its retro livery. Hounddogone

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Thank Phuket, it’s Friday

Gorgeous photograph this one, featuring a Boeing 747 operated by Thai Airways International at Phuket airport in Thailand. The picture was taken by AirSpace contributor ApisitiJ. Flightglobal’s Ascend database records the airline as operating 16 of the passenger jets, with a further two converted to freighters.

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Spray on display

Another great picture from AirSpace regular Hounddogone, this time of an Emirates Airbus A380 on a damp take-off roll at London Heathrow. User Hounddogone on

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It may be a turboprop, but it still looks nice

Turboprops are never going to get as much love as other aircraft types. They lack the scale of an A380, the excitement of a jet fighter or the potential for battery-induced blazes of a 787. Nonetheless, this picture from ATR of the first delivery of an ATR 72-600 to Myanmar’s Air KBZ may go someway […]

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Queen of the skies takes flight

To accompany this lovely picture posted on our AirSpace gallery, here’s the accompanying caption from contributor EnoAeroPics: “The sun finally broke through in the late afternoon of 7 November 2012 when Boeing 747-406BC c/n 30455 (l/n 1302) PH-BFY “City of Johannesburg” of KLM lifted off runway 06-24 at Schiphol Amsterdam airport. The aircraft first flew on […]

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Singapore Airlines A380 inbound to Heathrow

Much as the title suggests, this shot, posted by user hounddogone on our AirSpace forum, shows an Airbus A380 operated by Singapore Airlines on approach to London Heathrow. The carrier is celebrating five years of A380 service this year. Hounddogone on flightglobal/AirSpace

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British Airways 747 departs Heathrow

Lovely, lovely, lovely. Gorgeous light on this shot of a British Airways Boeing 747-400 departing from Heathrow from AirSpace user Hounddogone. Shows the great, gross beast to superb effect. User Hounddogone on flightglobal/AirSpace

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Bye-bye BMIbaby

With low-cost carrier BMIbaby undertaking its last flight on Sunday, its fleet has now been moved to Norwich airport before the aircraft head off to their next destination. Thanks to former BMIbaby Captain Chris Wakes for the image. Credit: Chris Wakes

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