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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Dust Devil 170

A dust devil sprouts up hundreds of feet into the air above a Cessna 170B on a dry lake bed in the middle of Nevada.

Shot with a Cannon EOS Rebel T2i.

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"Show's Over, Let's Go ..."

My last shot at Shaw Fest 2012 at Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter, South Carolina. T-6 Texan II.

Resized only. Nikon D5000, Sigma 150-500 OS Zoom.

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Pre-Flight

This TBM Avenger from Missouri Commemorative Air Force was at KHOT.

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Retro Team Show

From Retro Team show at Poprad Airport.

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Old Birds

Shot at Green Castle Aero Club (IA24) south of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A 1939 Studebaker Commander with a !947 Ercoupe and 1940s Piper Cub.

Taken with a Nikon D700 in .RAW format, aged in Photoshop.

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C-45 in South Dakota

C-45 Expeditor at the South Dakota Air & Space Museum.

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Discovery Pass Over the Mall

Discovery doing a pass along the National Mall in Washington, DC.

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On Good Friday, a Good Day of Flying!

At a friend's private strip getting ready to fly to a lunch that is served every Friday at GSH.

Taken with a Blackberry Bold. No manipulations.

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On the Way to North Africa 1955

Over the Atlantic.

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Africa's Southern Tip

Africa's southern tip in the Atlantic ocean, with the back of Table Mountain seen at top right.

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Coming Home

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Tri-Pacer in the Cascades

1955 Piper Tri-Pacer with 150HP engine. On the taxiway at Skagit Regional Airport, Washington.

Shot with a Canon SX-10. 1/250 Sec, F4 at 70mm (equiv). Photo cropped for size. (Tail numbers scrubbed at owner's request.)

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Looking Down the Wing

Slingsby T-21B, an open cockpit sailplane. A very common primary trainer in the Commonwealth. At York Soaring Association near Toronto, Ontario (Canada).

Nikon D7000 18-55mm DX @ 18mm. Circular Polarizer Filter used.

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Old-Fashioned Stick and Rudder

Light on the stick in a 1946 Commonwealth Skyranger.

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