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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Dawn ANZAC Formation Flight

Photo taken from the lead Tiger Moth with a Kodak DX7440 point-and-shoot on ANZAC Day 2011. Formation was four Tigers, one Chipmunk, and one Stearman.

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Mighty Wasp Major

After a few minutes of coaxing, Connecticut Corsair's R-4360 roars to life. Shot at BDR during "Wings & Wheels 2011." Slight contrast enhancement.

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Warbirds Over the Beach

Saw this PBY about 12 years ago when they first got it, and it was in horrible shape. They did a great job restoring it.

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Jonathan Trappe Manned Cluster Balloon Launch

Sunset, July 29, 2010 at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Launching for a night flight across Lake Michigan. (Resized to 1 MB. Canon 5D MkII, 105mm zoom.)

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Good Mornin', Gorgeous!

Nikon Coolpix compact camera from ladder top; Hawker Hunter F Mk 58 at SA Air Force "tiger meet" at Makhado Air Force Base, October 2007.

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Mailer Field

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Biplane Flight Mirror View

First open cockpit/biplane ride taken in Virginia. September 1973. 35mm Kodachrome slide, Minolta SRT 101, transferred to computer in 2010. No manipulation.

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Aeronautical Thriller: Will the Small Arrow Make a Big Hole in the Air Balloon?

Observed during the Fifth International "Montgolfiades" in Geneva in April 2011. Photo made with a Pentax optio P80 camera at 1/650 sec, F 3.0, focal length 7 mm. The original file was just cropped.

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Jacob Stosen in the Left Seat of a C-152

Photo taken with a Blackberry. No changes to pictures have been made.

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T-33A Shooting Star

Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star (S/N 51-8814) at VFW Post 8491 in Prentice, Wisconsin.

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Albatross at Anchor

Taken at the Oshkosh seaplane base with Canon EOS Rebel. Cropped and exposure adjusted using Aperture.

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Sharing the Runway

Canon PowerShot SX10. Oshkosh 2009.

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Waco in the Rain

Canon 50D with 70/200 2.8 lens. Desaturated background in Lightroom. Shot from the back of a moving pick-up truck on adjacent taxiway at Mansfield, Massachusetts.

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Leaving Cuzo, Peru What a View!

Flying past Ausangate at 6,384 meters (20,945 feet) on LAN Airbus 318 leaving Cuzco, Peru climbing to 32,000 feet.

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Pitts S-1T

Taken with the Canon Rebel XT at 1/400 of a second flying over Essex County near Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Just cropped.

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