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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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Cherokee Sunset

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Evening Glow

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Shining Proud

Taken at Warbirds Over the Beach in Virginia Beach, Virginia on May 21. Kodak Z612 on auto.

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Pup in a PuP

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Short Final to Home

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UFO? No IFOs!

This is not a UFO but two perfectly Identified Flying Objects: a tow plane and its glider in a strange perspective just after their take-off from Montricher Air Field. Photo taken with a Pentax K20D camera at 1/1000 sec, F 5.8, focal length 250 mm. The original file was just cropped; no other modification.

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Thumbs Up

This was taken on my godson's first flight in an airplane. My wife asked him if he was ready to take off, and he responded with two thumbs up! Taken with an iPhone. Cropped, but no other editing.

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Elle-Bell in Scott Hitchings' BE18

Elle-Bell knows three words, and one of them is airplane. She points at it as it flys overhead. A future Emilia at one year and four months. Shot at Thun Field, Washington with Nikon digital camera.

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Outbound Waco RNF and Stearman

Waco RNF and Stearman Biplanes departing from the Greater Cumberland Regional Airport. Canon EOS30D. Post-processing in Photoshop Elements.

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The Thud at Volk Field ANGB (WI)

F-105 Thunderchief on display at Volk Field Air National Guard Base, Camp WIlliams, Wisconsin. The F-105 was more commonly called the "Thud." Volk Filed has a fine outdoor museum of fighter aircraft.

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The Cub Was Just as Happy to be Flying That Day as We Were

Taken with Canon T2i using 18-135mm lens with a polarizing filer and the "Landscape" picture mode to enhance blues/greens. Cropped using Photoshop.

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Heading Home

Photo taken somewhere over the midwest U.S. heading home to Phoenix after the ATCA Convention in Washington, D.C. on October 27, 2010. No manipulations. Blackberry Curve.

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Turning Final for 5 at 42J

My daughter with her Nikon D-90 caught this shot turning for final at 42J.

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Relentless with New 720

Snapped this photo of Kevin Eldridge with Relentless at Reno-Stead airport on May 30. Relentless is sporting a new Lycoming 720 under the cowl. Clean photo, cropped for size only.

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Albatross Escapes from the Boneyard

Leaving Davis Monthan AFB, a.k.a. the Boneyard, after 30 years of incarceration and deterioration then, finally, restoration and escape!

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Strega, Unlimited Gold Chamption 2010

Taken either Thursday or Friday of the races in 2010.

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