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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Antonov 225

The Antonov 225 on a rainy evening (August 2, 1992) at Rickenbacker Air Base near Columbus, Ohio. Photo made with a Fuji 6x9 medium format camera.

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Six Years Old, Ignoring the G1000 Screen and Admiring the Dutch Tulips Near EHLE (NL)

Took a friend and her kids out for a ride in the PH-TDG (DA40D). Their 6-year-old (red-haired) son really enjoyed the view from the sky at the flourishing Dutch Tulips near Lelystad Airport and ignored the G1000 screens entirely. It's spring again!!

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Bahamas Formation Flight

Picture was taken from the back seat of the lead T-34 while ferrying to the Dominican Republic for an air show in March 2011.

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Nice Afternoon

Photo taken at Lujan's Air Field in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Nokia 5800.

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Solitude, Nevada

Camping in the middle of nowhere, Nevada not a soul for miles and a sky full of stars. No manipulation of photo. Older Cannon Powershot. East of Pyramid Lake, Nevada.

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Sunset in HDR

My Rans S-7S settling in for the night at Gravelly Valley after a great day of flying. This is a High Dynamic Range (HDR) composite of three different exposure settings to capture ... the light of the setting sun while preserving the detail in the shaded areas.

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In Geneva, "They" Pop Up from the Chimney

Hot air balloons during the Fifth Geneva international "Montgolfiades," April 2011. Photo made with a Pentax Optio P80 camera at 1/320 sec, F 5.8, focal length 20 mm. No other modification than reduction of the original file under 1 MB.

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1954 Cessna 170B Over the Massachusetts Coast

Located just south of the New Hampshire/Massachusetts state line, coming into Plum Island Airport.

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Three Pretties, All in a Row

T-34s with engines running and ready for practice flight at KBMQ, April 8, 2011. Nikon D70; no photo manipulations.

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First Solo

CAP's MT-7-235 Maule (piloted by Lt. Ed Wuerker) tows CAP's Super Blanic L-23 (piloted by Lt. Col. Ed Cassella) on his first glider solo. New Jersey Wing Eagle Flight Glider Encampment at Grimes Airfield (8N1), July 27, 2010.

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Hornet's Buzz

Taken at the California International Air Show in Salinas, California using a Canon EOS Rebel. The photo was cropped and adjusted for contrast.

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Birth of an Aviator?

My daughter took this photo of her husband and my grandson using a kite on a stunningly beautiful day.

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Rough Ride Ahead

Approaching Manchester (New Hampshire).

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Heavy Metal

Used a Samsung Galaxy S camera phone; cleaned it up with Microsoft Paint. It was at Sun 'n Fun 2011.

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F-16 Following Training Flight at Tucson International Airport

F-16 taxiing after a training flight.

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Past Meets Future

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Touchdown for Breakfast

I used an FPV video camera to take this photo at touchdown on runway 36 at Greencastle, Indiana. Some buddies and I were meeting for breakfast.

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Oshkosh VORTAC (OSH) 111.8 MHz, Ch. 55

The Oshkosh VORTAC on Wittman Regional Airport (OSH) during AirVenture 2010. An Air Force C-17 is sitting on the ramp behind the VORTAC.

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