Picture of the Week: AVweb's Flying Photography Showcase
Scott Johansson flies one of John Cournoyer's Waco UBF-2s on a nice evening.
"I Hated Every Minute of It ..."
I recently had the opportunity to enjoy a flight in the Warrior Aviation L-39. It was both my first time in a jet and [my first time] having ever performed aerobatics. As you can tell, I hated every minute of it. LOL. This is a still frame exported from a GoPro camera on board.
Stuck at 12,000 Feet
Flying a 1999 Piper Malibu from Virginia to North Carolina on Sunday, October 16, 2011. Our 9-month-old golden retriever Gunner snuck up between the seats to check things out and got "stuck at 12,000 feet." Props to our daughter for taking the photo.
B-25 Killer B Departing Rwy 13 at KFFC
Killer B at the recent Great Georgia Airshow. Nikon D200; processed with Corel Paint Shop Pro XI.
Fokker at Kingsbury, Texas
Shot with iPhone.
OSH 2011 Beech T-34s
Raptor Over OSH
Taken with a Cannon 40D and resized with Paint.net. More pictures available at SportFlight.net.
Glider Lined Up at Midway Regional (TX)
Pot of Gold in the Tail
Taken from the terminal at Newark, New Jersey during a thunderstorm delay. Canon powershot SD3500IS.
Sunrise on Geneva and the Lake
The hot air balloons Genève and Lac just after their take-off in the early morning from a public park during the Fifth Geneva International Montgolfiades (April 2011). Look at the little map of the Leman Lake [Lake Geneva] under the letter C of "Lac."
Photo taken with a Pentax Optio P80 camera at 1/160 sec, F 7.0, focal length 5mm. The photo was slightly cropped and reduced to under 1 MB.
A Sunday's Sunset
About 4,500 feet over the Suebian Alb Hills near Stuttgart half an hour before sunset.
Just reduced in size.
Early Morning at EAA Seaplane Base (AirVenture 2011)
Early morning at the EAA Seaplane Base at Willow Harbor on Lake Winnebago, Wisconsin.
There Was a Long Line with Big Smiles
Lots of kids with big smiles at Los Alamitos, California's Wings, Wheels, & Rotors event.
Unedited photo, using iPhone 4 camera, at Laguna Army Airfield in Yuma, Arizona on October 25, 2011.
"You're Blocking the Sun!"
Just finished the restoration/conversion on this 1960 Cessna 150. Canon Rebel TSi camera. No digital manipulations.
1928 Waco ASO (New Smyrna Beach, FL)
This particular airplane was owned by T. Higbee Embry and John Paul Riddle in 1928. Embry-Riddle acquired the airplane from C. W. Dawson in 2009 and currently flies the airplane at university events. This is an unedited picture.
Reminder of a Time When Things Moved at a Slower Pace
Taken at OSH '11 by my EAA Rideshare passenger Tony Moore from Perth, Western Australia. Unmodified.
So There's a Little Work Left to Do ...
Cockpit of the Bad Penny Lancaster bomber being restored by volunteers of the Canadian Historical Aircraft Association. Just resized.
This close-up of FiFi at AirVenture 2011 shows why these great planes were magnets for nose art! Cropped and contrast enhanced slightly. Shot with Konica-Minolta Maxim 5D SLR with 500mm lens.
Blue Angels at Fleet Week in San Francisco
Canon EOS 7D. Color and contrast adjusted for image balance.
3/4 Nieuport 23
Taken at Biplanes and Triplanes in Virginia Beach, Virginia. (Resized; no other manipulations.)