Departing from RWY 09R on our way to Manchester. The morning sun is casting long shadows of the Virgin A346's visible. [1400 pix]
The oldest Star Alliance colors in service showing the first members of the Alliance.
I have been hunting this aircraft down for about a year, so I'm gald I can fianlly settle my peice.
After declaring an emergency enroute, MIDX landed safely, seen here with the Airport Fire Service giving a precautionary escort to the parking stand.