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Picture of the Week

Troy Whistman of Fort Worth, TX kicks off our latest batch of reader-submitted photos with a shot you'll want to set as your desktop wallpaper. Click through for more reader-submitted photos.

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  • DHL Caravan on Approach to SXM

    Troy Whistman of Forth Worth, TX

    I took this photo last week in St. Martin: a DHL freight Cessna Caravan on short final for Princess Julianna Airport (SXM).

    No manipulations. Shot with a Nikon D7000, stock lens. Resized to fit upload size restrictions.

  • RV-8A

    Brad Snodgrass of Indianapolis, IN

    Cruising on Indianapolis.

  • River Survey-Central Borneo

    Sean Cannon & Isaac Rogers of Monte Vista, CO

    While surveying a new section of river in Central Borneo, Indonesia, my co-worker snapped this photo of me from a canoe.

  • 1945 Willys Jeep with a P-51 Mustang

    Brian J. Leach of Sussex, WI

    Photo shot at the Anzac Day celebration at Crites Field in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

  • Night Brown-Out

    Erez Boym of Shimshit, Israel

    Not a crisp picture, but a picture you dint see every day. This was taken in the middle of the night during a brown-out landing. I was standing nearby while this guy landed, raising a cloud of dust up to 300 feet. When the dust had cleared, I was able to take that picture.

    Taken at a very high ASA with a Canon EOS50D.

  • Lancaster Bomber FM-212

    George Mock of Windsor, ON (Canada)

    Lancaster bomber, the most beautiful bomber of the War. FM-212 from Hamilton, Ontario doing a low pass at the Windsor, Ontario airport.

  • Fifi on Short Final

    Ron Horton of Fort Mill, SC

    Short final to runway 2 at KJQF in Concord, North Carolina as I celebrated Memorial Day weekend by taking a ride on Fifi, the last flying B-29.

    Nikon D-90, 10-24 at 10mm.

  • The Candle

    Gilbert Benzonana of Grand-Lancy, Geneva (Switzerland)

    Sun effect on a Piper Pawnee propeller in a cloudy sky covered with cirrus.

    Photo taken with a Pentax Optio P80 camera at 1/1000 sec, F 7.0, focal length 8 mm. The original file was reduced to under 1 MB. No other modification.

  • Box Canyon Landing

    Joe "Pops" Dory of Austin, NV

    Shot in Utah.

  • Rans S-7S in the Backcountry

    Charles Cholet of Grand Junction, CO

    Shot at Willow Flats, Utah.

  • Oldies ...

    Martin Weiss of Woodstock, CT

    My '63 split-window Corvette framed by our 1941 Piper J-3 Cub at Woodstock Airport, Woodstock, Connecticut (64CT).

    Taken with iPhone 5.

  • Generations

    Ric Lee of Sandy, UT

    I was flying our recently completed Berkut from GTU to U42 when I stopped in New Mexico for fuel at AEG. The CAF B-17 Sentimental Journey just happened to be there on the ramp, allowing me to snap this photo.

    Taken from my iPad 2; no manipulation.

  • Pagosa Springs in the Fall

    Russell Schrock of Wichita, KS

    First flight in a helicopter was in a Jet Ranger riding up to the Continental Divide in fall near Pagosa Springs, Colorado.

    Photo taken with Nikon D40X; only resized to fit max file size requirement.

  • Aeronca Tails

    Thomas L. Rudolf of Middletown, OH

    A row of Aeronca Champ Tails taken at the 2012 National Aeronca Association Fly-In at Hook Field (KMWO) in Middletown, Ohio where they came off the assembly line.

    Taken with Kodak DX6490. As shot.

  • Atlantic Ocean Sunrise

    William Werner of Melbourne, FL

    Taken April 29 after departure from KMLB. 1,500 feet with the Indian River in the foreground and the Atlantic Ocean beyond the barrier island.

    Camera is an iPhone 5.

DHL Caravan on Approach to SXM

Troy Whistman of Forth Worth, TX I took this photo last week in St. Martin: a DHL freight Cessna Caravan on short final for Princess Julianna Airport (SXM). No manipulations. Shot with a Nikon D7000, stock lens. Resized to fit upload size restrictions.

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