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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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Past, Meet the Future ...

Taken on July 30, 2009 with a Canon SD700 IS, f/2.8, 1/125s. This is a photo of one of my twin daughters sitting in my then newly purchased Pietenpol Aircamper at Airventure 2009. This is the same Aircamper that entered the Airventure Race after being flown from San Luis Obispo to Dayton, then to OSH.

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Fly and Drive Swiss Version

Submitted with permission by Gilbert Benzonana
Photo taken with a Panasonic DMC-TZ3 camera at 1/320 sec, F 8.0, 8 mm focal length. No other modification than recentering and reduction of the original file under 1 MB. Paragliders in the Swiss winter sport station of Verbier.

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The Piper Meridian in All Its Glory

Quite big when this one comes along and you are in a Cirrus.

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Howard Departure

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1940s-Era Photo Shoot

1944 Stinson V-77 Reliant. Photo shoot at Rose Field, Alberta, Canada.

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Sundown at Santa Barbara

This was shot right outside my hangar at IZA, Santa Ynez Airport. No changes were made to photo. All from my Nykon Coolpix S8100.

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B350 Kingair Prop at FL270

Another iPhone shot over Central Queensland. Prop RPM is 1500.

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Anatov AH-225

This plane is huge. Taken on the ground at Will Rogers Airport in Oklahoma City in the late 1980s.

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Intercept Course?

Powered parachute in the pattern and overhead airliner. Cannon EoS Xsi.

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The Shadow

Shot with a Canon Powershot SD450. Applied a color boost filter in iPhoto, to bring out the ground features. Shot over Livermore (LVK), CA.

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Bird's Eye View of the Golden Gate

This photo (reduced in size to 30% of original) was taken with my iPhone as I was making a turn over the Golden Gate Bridge in a Cessna 172.

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Jason Newburg and His Oakley Viper

Jason Newburg taxis his eye-catching Oakley Viper past the show line after one of his "extreme aerobatic" performances at AirVenture 2010.

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Comparing Winglets

This Chihuahuan Desert Raven was just the right distance from the camera to remain in the viewfinder for several frames. The C-17 was on approach to Cannon AFB, NM on January 9, 2011. Cropped for zoom. Panasonic DMC-FZ18 Lumix.

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No Step

Taken from powered parachute N8102N December 28 over Hillsdale Lake, KS; picture not edited.

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Two Weekend Warriors: David with Grumman 54 Lima

Taken in Houston over Christmas break.

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Scenery

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