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Welcome back to "Picture of the Week," where AVweb readers take over the site to share their amateur aviation photos.  This week's photos were a bumper crop, and we had to leave several amazing shots on the cutting-room floor.  (If only there were room for all of them!)  But one photo stood out as this week's winner — Robert Westwater's photo of the legendary Charles Lindbergh "before he became famous."  According to Mr. Westwater, the photo came from his wife's great aunt, whose husband was a good friend of Lindbergh.

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

 

*** THIS WEEK'S WINNERS ***

"Charles Lindbergh in Airplane"
Robert B. Westwater
of Greenwood, Indiana submitted this week's winning photo,
a candid shot of aviation legend Charles Lindbergh "before he became famous"

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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.

"Float Flying Adventures in the Philippine Islands"
Loray Greiner sent this photo from Dolarog Resort
in El Nido on Palawan Island in the Philippines
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"Too Close for Comfort"
Alfredo Porras of Santiago, Chile snapped this shot of a low-flying
1/48 scale Typhoon over his neighborhood
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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.