The sight of four JT3D-7 engines creates a real sense of nostalgia.
Departing from a very cold Manchester with a heavy coat of de-icing fluid over the wings.
About to line up on 23L with an obvious coating of frost.
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Dwarfed By The US Air A330, N271AY this Emb 190 holds for RW23L. The heavy coat of De-icing fluid shows the coldness of the weather on this particular morning.
The usual morning line up of long-haul departures heading for the Middle and Far East. Qatar, Etihad and Singapore Airlines.