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Breath-taking images continue to roll into AVweb headquarters by the dozen!  It's getting harder and harder to pick a winner, but these nifty AVweb ball caps aren't going to give themselves away — so it's nose to the grindstone, looking at our readers' stunning photo submissions week after week.  After much deliberation, we've awarded this week's "POTW" title (and a complimentary baseball cap) to Gary Dikkers of Madison, Wisconsin.  His winning T-38 cockpit photo was taken 30 years ago in the skies over Pueblo, Colorado.  Dikkers was an Air Force instructor pilot at the time and worked hard to line the sun flare up with the IP's usual position in the backseat.  "I wanted it to look as though the IP of the other airplane was all-powerful," writes Dikkers.

Due to privacy issues, AVweb does not publish e-mail addresses of readers who submit photos.



"T-38 Over Pueblo"
Gary Dikkers of Madison, WI submitted this week's winning photo,
taken in 1972 over Pueblo, Colorado

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AVweb continues to receive a large number of excellent images for our POTW contest. Here are some of the runners-up. Click on the links below to view larger versions.

"So You're Sure the Chute Will Open from This Altitude?"
Carlos Granier-Phelps of Caracas, Venezuela
submitted this photo of a Pilatus Porter making a low-altitude pass
on a skydiving run near La Tortuga island, off the Venezuelan coast

Bobby P. Hargrave of Cantonment, Florida
sends us this picture of him with a Cessna in 1954;
his dad was the photographer

To enter next week's contest, click here.

A Reminder About Copyrights:  Please take a moment to consider the source of your image before submitting to our "Picture of the Week" contest.  If you did not take the photo yourself, ask yourself if you are indeed authorized to release publication rights to AVweb.  If you're uncertain, consult the POTW Rules or send us an e-mail.