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Yet another Michiganite (Michigander?) takes home top honors in "PoTW"! Heather Johnson receives the golden AVweb baseball cap for her perfect shot of a de Havilland Tiger Moth. How are you guys doing it up there do you get a free camera with every checkride in now? No, don't tell us the secret just keep sending these amazing photos! As for the rest of you are you going to take this lying down? Is Michigan really the new capital amateur aviation photography? Well ... ?

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Used with permission of Heather Johnson

"1945 de Havilland Tiger Moth over Michigan Farmland"
Heather Johnson
of Milan, Michigan tells us, "As I understand it,
this is the last Tiger Moth to roll off the Morris production line." She also recommends
Marshall, Michigan (where the photo was taken) for its "vibrant GA community"
and Shuler's, a local restaurant with a free shuttle to the airport

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AVweb continues to receive a large number of excellent images for our POTW contest. Here are some of the runners-up. Click on the links below to view larger versions.

copyright Brinley Peck
Used with permission of Brinley Peck

"Floatplane Paradise"
Brinley Peck of Bear River, Nova Scotia tells us,
"I am not a professional photographer ... [but] the colors
seemed to really come out that day." Indeed they did, Mr. Peck!

copyright Paul Drexler
Used with permission of Burrall Sanders

"Col. Jim Riggins, USAF and His Long-EZE Over the AF Academy"
Burrall Sanders of Falcon, Colorado sends us this image of Col. Jim Riggins
(USAF) flying Sanders's 1956 Tri-Pacer over the Air Force Academy just last week;
Paul Drexler was the photographer

... and how could we look ourselves in the eye tomorrow if we didn't share
this photo Robbie Culver sent us from Waukegan, Illinois?

copyright Robbie Culver
Used with permission of Robbie Culver

"Hitchin' a Ride"
"I shot this photo of a skydiver riding the tail of a
King Air 200 at 12,500 feet," writes Culver.

To enter next week's contest, click here.

A Reminder About Copyrights: Please take a moment to consider the source of your image before submitting to our "Picture of the Week" contest. If you did not take the photo yourself, ask yourself if you are indeed authorized to release publication rights to AVweb. If you're uncertain, consult the POTW Rules or send us an e-mail.