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Ah, happy coincidence!  As we gear up for AirVenture 2004 in Oshkosh, whose name should appear on the blind ballot for our "PotW" winner?  None other than H.G. Frautschy of the EAA, who took this week's winning photo at Pioneer Airport in Oshkosh!  Congratulations, H.G. — not only did you win a licensed AVweb baseball cap to wear around the field at Oshkosh, but you also broke the streak of "PotW" winners from Michigan.  We look forward to seeing you in Oshkosh next week.

Speaking of Michigan:  What happened, guys?  Did you run out of aviation photos this week?  Not a single final-round contender from the unofficial capital of "PotW" country?

Due to privacy issues, AVweb does not publish e-mail addresses of readers who submit photos.



copyright © Vintage Aircraft Association
Used with permission of H.G. Frautschy

"VH-60N at Pioneer Airport"
The EAA's own H.G. Frautschy of Oshkosh, Wisconsin wins this week's top spot
at "PotW" for capturing a Marine Corps HMX-1 white-top Sikorsky
on its way to Green Bay for President Bush's recent visit

Be sure to stop by AVweb's booth at AirVenture to pick up your Official AVweb Cap, H.G.!

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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.

Used with permission of Eric Hutchins

"Oldies But Goodies"
Eric Hutchins of Grand Rapids, Minnesota combines several elements
we love to see in a "Picture of the Week" — terrific composition, nice-condition older planes
(a 1946 MKV Norseman and a '46 Aeronca Champ), and the great outdoors

Used with permission of Dwayne Clemens

"Benton Airpark Stearmans"
Dwayne Clemons of Benton, Kansas sends us this image of himself,
Greg Largen, and test pilot Sam Gemar (retired astronaut) flying the Stearmans

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.