Picture of the Week: AVweb's Flying Photography Showcase
Taken at the Cherry Point Air Show 2012.
FiFi on Display in Charlotte
The crowds loved FiFi in Charlotte on Memorial Day 2012.
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Honoring Our Vets
Western Michigan University's College of Aviation honors American veterans at the W. K. Kellogg Airport in Battle Creek, Michigan.
Photo taken with an HTC EVO camera phone.
The Race Is On
Paul Stender/Indy Boy's Jet School Bus vs. Skip Stewart & Prometheus II at 2012 May Fly Air Show and Festival in Florence, South Carolina.
Shot with Nikon D7000. Corel PaintShop Photo Pro: crop and autofix.
Out on the Gabbs Flats — between Gabbs, Nevada and the Rawhide Mine.
"Roscoe International Airport"
Roscoe's Stinson at Roscoe Intl. Airport (private 1,700' grass strip near KGRR).
CAF B-29 FiFi over Lexington, KY
Bluegrass Airport in Lexington, Kentucky — May 19, 2012.
Shot from the ground with Canon 7D and Canon 100-400mm L series lens. Tweaked with Photoshop (sharpened).
Warbirds Over the Beach 2012
Significance Beyond the Simple
Looking up at the stars and bars on the underside of the Enola Gay's right wing. Hard to believe the power this machine once delivered, sealing the end of a world war.
Taken with a Nikon D40; resized in Microsoft Paint. No other manipulations.
The Perfect Moment — Captured
No Photoshop, no staging — just a little Windows color enhancement on a spur-of-the-moment picture. A friend and my brother-in-law were doing T-&-Gs at our grass strip (OK16) in the friend's Champ and happened to be in the right place at the right time.
Portrait of the Pilot
Self-portrait using a wide-angle lens while flying my Great Lakes 2T1A just west of my home base, Creve Coeur Airport (1H0) in St. Louis, Missouri.
Bill Groth in his RV-8 makes a low pass at the KCVN fly-in on April 21, 2012.
Panasonic FZ18 in "Program" mode with +1/3 exposure. Cropped & reduced for file size.
RV-1 in Windsor, ON
Van's first homebuilt, currently touring the U.S. and Canada with the end of the tour at AirVenture 2012. Picture taken here in Windsor, Ontario before heading to Toledo, Ohio.
Historic RB-29A #44-62290 — And Its Officers
[This crew made] the initial attempt At airborne intercept of foreign communications.
Three Stemme S10-VTs: HB-2462 ready, HB-2402 taxiing, and HB-2305 waiting on better weather — at LSZG in Grenchen, Switzerland.
Cropped to 16:9. Sony Cybershot G.
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