Picture of the Week
Scott Thomason of Greer, SC brings a little family fun to our latest "POTW." Click through for more reader-submitted photos.
Just My Size
Scott Thomason of Greer, SC
My kids find an aircraft just their size at the 2012 Triple Tree Aerodrome fly in.
Eric Cobb of Santa Ynez, CA
When I was a young man, this plane was every boy's dream.
Forrest D. Fasig of Dayton, NV
Out on the Gabbs Flats between Hawthorne and Gabbs, Nevada.
Watching the Storms Roll into Jacksonville
Carlos Buqueras of Jacksonville Beach, FL
This was taken from my iPhone over the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, Florida.
There were no digital manipulations to this photo.
Thomas L. Rudolf of Middletown, OH
A 1932 Aeronca C-3, NC12407, is in the foreground of a field of other Aeroncas at the 16th National Aeronca Association convention. The convention is held every two years at Hook Airport (MWO) in Middletown, Ohio, where Aeronca aircraft were built from the late 1930s to the early 1950s.
Photo as shot. Kodak DX6490.
The Shape of Years Gone By
Richard Depinay of Keller, TX
Arrival at KHOT
Daniel Valovich of Hot Springs, AR
B-25 bomber Show Me landing at Hot Springs, Arkansas.
Nikon D300. Nikon 300 mm lens, f-25, 1/60 sec.
Crowd Turn-Out for the First Jet Service at Chicago O'Hare
Blake Herling of Arvada, CO
Shot by and submitted for a friend who was there (9 years old) to record the first scheduled jet service between Chicago and San Francisco March 22, 1959.
Shot using a Kodak Signet Camera (which he still has!). No modifications.
Denton Finley of Waco, TX
Found this rare bird on the ramp at KACT while we were waiting for our passengers to arrive.
Taken with an iPhone 5 and adjusted using Photoshop's iPhone app.
Stearman and Cubs
Bob Waymire of Alexander, AR
Almost the last to leave Country Air Estates' fly-in breakfast at Lonoke, Arkansas.
Gilbert Benzonana of Grand-Lancy, Geneva (Switzerland)
Observed at the end of winter, when the gliders from Montricher Air Field are removed from their trailers and submitted to multiple controls before the beginning of the flight season.
Photo taken with a Pentax K5 camera at 1/250 sec, F 7.1, focal length 25 mm. Just reduction of the original file to under 1 MB.
Larry Kindrick of Las Cruces, NM
Blue Angels F-18. Taken at the entrance to NAF El Centro after the air show on March 16, 2013.
Taken with an Olympus E-Volt E-300 camera with standard lens. Just reduced image size.
Beer Can B-17
Michael Bloore of Sparta, GA
Built by Mike Bloore.
Camera: Sony Cybershot.
Richard Judy of Morgantown, WV
Shot on the way back from Luray, Virginia to Morgantown, West Virginia at 6,500 MSL over Petersburg, West Virginia.
Taken from a TU-206G with a Nikon D40X. No manipulations.
Ric Lee of Sandy, UT
Out for a night flight last evening when the moon emerged from a cloud bank.
Taken with my iPhone 4 and resized only.
Ronald Malec of Charleston, SC
Shoulder patch reflection on Nanching CJ-6 canopy during join-up of Yak-52. Taken during RPA Swamp Thunder FAST Clinic and Fly-in.
Camera: Nikon D7000. Manipulations: Crop & auto contrast/color correction. Location: Waycross, Georgia, U.S.A.
Sunset Over a Sea of Clouds
Christophe D. Masiero of of Waxhaw, NC
Flying over the Tennessee/Georgia border on the way back from a Pilots N Paws dog rescue flight.
Straight from my iPhone.
Shadow Over St. Augustine
Susan Michael of Murfreesboro, TN
Lake on short final into SGJ.
Just My Size
Scott Thomason of Greer, SC My kids find an aircraft just their size at the 2012 Triple Tree Aerodrome fly in.