Picture of the Week: AVweb's Flying Photography Showcase
Kat (Chilkat) Is Excited to Fly into Her Favorite River Bar on the Chilkat River
Clean air, in the middle of nowhere.
Family-Owned Piper Cherokee 180 and Family Dog Piper Watch as the Storm Passes By
Cropped using GIMP image editor.
One of These Things Is Not Like the Others
Midnight Marauder B-17 Bratwurst Grill
A bratwurst grill in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, "Bratwurst Capital of America," built in the shape of a B-17. The Curt Joa Company of Sheboygan Falls built the grill, which appears at the many bratwurst fests in Sheboygan County each year.
Running from a Storm!
Photo taken at Keystone Aerobatic Contest.
Low and Slow
Photographed at the First Annual Waterdown Pietenpol Picnic, in Waterdown, Ontario, Canada. No digital manipulations — just dumb luck. Shot with a Canon Powershot SX130 IS. Homebuilt Pietenpol C-FAUK approaching for landing.
Dawn ANZAC 2011 Formation
Taken on the Dawn ANZAC 2011 formation flight over Perth, Western Australia with a point-and-shoot Kodak camera.
A View to Remember
Snapped with an iPhone from the cockpit.
First Time at the Controls
My seven-year-old granddaughter. Her first flight in a small airplane since she was three. We were near Greers Ferry Lake, Arkansas. Taken with a Canon Power Shot S410. My wife took it from the back seat of the 172.
F-16 Fighting Falcon
Shot with a Pentax K20D with an 18-250 lens at the Central Texas Airshow in Temple, Texas. Cleaned it up with Photoshop Elements.
Getting Ready to Fly the Hump?
I like to drop by local airports while driving around Alaska. Found this old girl in Palmer, Alaska. Had to use my cell phone camera, but I think the grain makes it look like a painting when enlarged. No manipulations.
"These Headsets Are So Much Fun!"
Cropped to remove Mom, who didn't want to be submitted!
Playing with the Big Boys
Picture was taken with an iPhone camera. It was touched up with Adobe Lightroom. Location was NASA Dryden at Edwards Air Force Base.
Ikarus C42 waiting to tow gliders on the airport of Grenchen, near Bern (Switzerland). Photo taken with a Pentax Optio P80 camera at 1/800 sec, F 4.6, focal length 14mm. No other modification than reduction of the original file under to 1 MB.
Reflections of Wings Over Gillespie 2011
The flying wing reflected in a Waco spinner. Slightly cropped. Taken at Wings Over Gillespie air show 2011.
Compare and Contrast
Cropped in MS Paint. Taken with my Samsung Captivate at KALS.
Boeing B747-800 Departing Amarillo
Taken from the control tower roof. Canon T2i.