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Picture of the Week: AVweb's Flying Photography Showcase

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Each week, we go through dozens (and sometimes hundreds) of reader-submitted photos and pick the very best to share with you on Thursday mornings and one photo that stands above the others is awarded an AVweb baseball cap as our "Picture of the Week." Want to see your photo here? Click here to submit it to our weekly contest.

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Concentration? ... Yep!

Low level spraying of a small Athenree Bay avocado orchard. Ground spraying is limited with the trees, so the use of the helicopter is vastly superior. And the show is better. Bay of Plenty, NZ. Nikon D300 70-200. Converted in CS5 camera raw, then cropped.

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Cessna Sunset

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Baldwin County (KMLJ), Runway 10

Canon Power Shot. Late morning, November 2010. Shot by Bea Kuhlke (right seat).

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Motorgliding Magic

An RF5B Fournier imported to Australia from Georgia, USA.

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Icarus

Photo taken with a Pentax Optio P80 camera at 1/160 sec, F 13.8, focal length 16 mm. Statue of Icarus, control tower and part of the tarmac of the Grenchen airport near Bern in Switzerland.

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Jumbo Reflection

A retired Boeing 747 tops the Evergreen Waterpark (opening in 2011) located next to the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum in McMinnville, OR. When I spotted this reflection, I waited for dusk. Nikon D40, 55-200mm Nikon VR lens. Image cropped and brightness adjusted slightly.

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Screamin' Eagles Volk Field Open House, 2010

The 101st Airborne Division parachute demo team, "the Screamin' Eagles," at the Volk Field (VOK) Open House, 2010.

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Fly-By at Schaumburg Regional Airport (06C)

Can't figure out why four of these were buzzing Schaumburg Airport, six miles from O'Hare Airport. When the cat's away, the mice will play.

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Corona Underwater

Christmas Eve over Corona Airport, CA. Southern California got about a third of its annual rainfall in just a couple of days earlier that week.

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