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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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Blue Angel #7

Parked at Lynchburg Regional Airport, Virginia.

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Regional Jet Close-Up

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USCG Rescue

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Look at Us!

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A320 Sim North of KMCO

Took this during an ATOP A320 sim training program on December 9, 2012.

Just re-sized for e-mailing.

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Sunset Over the Great State of North Dakota

Compressed in Photoshop. Taken with an iPhone.

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On Tow

Visible under the glider, the city of Lausanne on the shores of the Leman Lake and the Swiss Alps in the background.

Photo taken with a Pentax K5 camera at 1/500 sec, F 25, focal length 140mm. No other modification than reduction of the original file to under 1 MB.

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First Flight

Kyle Franklin leaving the ground on the first test flight in his new one-of-a-kind aerobatic biplane Dracula. Believe it or not, it sounded even better than it looked.

Adjusted color, cropped, and resized to fit upload requirements and applied unsharp mask filter.

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Owyhee Cubs

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Red, White, and Blue

Cell phone photo on Smith Creek Dry Lake, Nevada.

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Obsession on Take-Off

Taken at Warbirds Over Monroe Air Show (a.k.a. Warriors and Warbirds Air Show).

Nikon D7000. Cropped. No other digital manipulation.

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Bigelow Mountain Range & Flagstaff Lake

East of the Bigalow Moutain Range.

No manipulations, but downsized. Shot on my Motorola Droid.

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High Above It All

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Heater Not Required

At the Caesar Creek Soaring Club in southwest Ohio (2OH9), flying is scheduled year-round, which may require appropriate clothing.

Photo as shot. Kodak DX6490.

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Out Before the Storm

Everyone was trying to take off from Heiner Field in Bedford, Wyoming before a thunderstorm arrived.

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