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Martin Abud of Sainte Jeanne D'Arc de Matane, Québec (Canada) shares the culmination of months (years!) of dreaming in our latest "PotW." Click through for more reader-submitted photos.

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  • A Dream Come True

    Martin Abud of Sainte Jeanne D'Arc de Matane, Québec (Canada)
    copyright © Martin Abud

    Here find a photo of my Bush Caddy R-120 and the hangar I built here at Mont-Joli Airport (CYYY).

    After four years (482 hours!) on it, I am very happy my dream has come true.

  • Flagship Detroit Foundation's Douglas DC-3

    Brian T. Davis of Manhattan Beach, CA

    This photo was taken in one of the old aircraft hangars at Purdue University's airport.

    No filters; used a Panasonic Lumix digital camera.

  • Golden Years

    Don Parsons of St. Peters, MO
    copyright © Don Parsons

    Andrew King banks in a 1927 Travel Air 4000 biplane he was ferrying to Texas. The plane started life as a Travel Air 2000.

  • A Beautiful Workhorse!

    David Taylor of Canby, SC

    Stehekin, Washington. Friends took a ride over the North Cascades glaciers and were blown away. "Better than Alaskan air tours," they said. I'd have done it, but Chelan Seaplanes didn't have a means of accepting credit cards at Stehekin :-/

  • Camping at Critter's Lodge

    Jack Fleetwood of Round Rock, TX
    copyright © Jack Fleetwood

  • Hovering RC Airplane

    Harold Isaacs of Thiells, NY

    Futaba expert pilot hovering an RC airplane an arm's length away at the Hudson Valley RC airplane demo in Stony Point, New York.

    Picture taken with Sony A200 and standard lens. Only edit was cropping.

  • Salton Sea Sunrise Flight

    George Kovacevic of Jamul, CA

  • All in the Family

    John Rippinger of Schaumburg, IL
    copyright © John Rippinger

    Courtesy of the CAF, I was able to pose my T-34 in front of their B-24, which is the aircraft that my dad flew in WWII.

  • Sunset Over Beckley

    Jeff Steffan of Beaver, WV

    Sunset at Beckley, West Virginia airport, in front of Albatross Air FBO.

    Taken with an iPhone.

  • E-6 Touch and Go

    Andrew Wall of Ankeny, IA
    copyright © Andrew Wall

    A United States Navy E-6 performs touch-and-goes at KDSM on a very hot day.

    Picture was cleaned up and cropped in Photoshop. Picture was taken with a Canon Rebel XTi with a Tamron 70-300mm lens.

  • KALM Rainbows

    Timothy Cox of Alamogordo, NM
    copyright © Timothy Cox

    The aircraft in the foreground departed just before the worst of the rain hit about 10 minutes later.

    I have only reduced the size on this photo. I have not enhanced it in any other way. I used my iPhone 5 at Alamogordo White Sands Regional at the beginning of a strong downpour to capture this shot.

  • K13

    Eifion Herbert of Wantage, Oxfordshire (England)
    copyright © Eifion Herbert

    Schleicher AS-K13 two-seater training glider last week at my local gliding club. Built in 1969, can't imagine how many students she's taken from ab initio to solo and beyond. Still going strong, with plenty of teaching left in her.

    It had been an overcast day with cloud base at 1,500 feet. Late in the day, the clouds cleared a little and bathed the aircraft in warm evening light.

    Taken with a Canon EOS 650D. Global adjustments to exposure, color, contrast, and sharpening as part of RAW processing workflow; no local adjustment, compositing, or presenting a scene that was not there.

  • Sunset Over Antique Airfield (Blakesburg, Iowa)

    Sparky Barnes Sargent of Washington, OK
    copyright © Sparky Barnes Sargent

  • Over the Alps

    Serge Ribbens of Aix en Provance (France)

    Over the French Alps ("Col Bayard," "Bayard Pass") in my Jabiru 430, registered FPASH.

  • Cleared for Take-Off

    David Birkley of West Jordan, UT

    Taken at Salt Lake City runway 35.

    Photo is cropped.

  • Captain Bob's C-182 in Cody, Wyoming

    Rickey Hodges of Cordova, TN

    Taken right after a rain shower.

  • Do We Look Smart, or What?

    Terry Fletcher of Belper, Derbyshire (England)
    copyright © Terry Fletcher

    Restored Morane Sauliner MS-317 arriving at the Light Aircraft Association Rally at Sywell in the U.K. in August 2013.

    Canon EOS550. Some post-photo clean-up with Apple basic Mac software.

  • Fall Harvest

    Dennis Thate of Fairmont, MN

    My friendly neighbor's John Deere combine, raking another bumper crop of soybeans.

    Coolpix P510.

  • The Howard 500

    Al Lien of Champlin, MN

    Only two Howard 500s left flying in the world, so this was a one-of-a-kind find at Airventure 2013.

  • Classic Birds

    Vince Calio of Oxford, CT

    Note the familiar profile of Aluminum Overcast, the popular B-17, in the background.

    Taken with my iPhone at KOXC.

A Dream Come True

Martin Abud of Sainte Jeanne D'Arc de Matane, Québec (Canada) copyright © Martin Abud Here find a photo of my Bush Caddy R-120 and the hangar I built here at Mont-Joli Airport (CYYY). After four years (482 hours!) on it, I am very happy my dream has come true.

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