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It's the last week of 2004, and AVweb readers have settled in for their long winter's nap. While we were dutifully wrapping presents, checking our lists, and eating giant hams, a handful of AVweb readers took time to share some of their best amateur aviation photos. Let's have a look at the last of the 2004 pictures, starting with this week's baseball hat winner, Marty Tippin of Missouri.

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copyright Marty Tippin
Used with permission of Marty Tippin

Marty Tippin
of Lee's Summit, Missouri chills us
with this week's winning photo. Following a 2002 ice storm in
Kansas City, "this Grumman AA-5 Traveler was sitting
on its tail from all the ice," writes Marty.

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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 Bryon Stoll

"Christmas Eagle"
Bryon Stoll of New London, Wisconsin spent his
holidays at the EAA Air Museum in Oshkosh, where
he snapped this shot of one of the three Christen Eagles
flown by Pobererzny, Gene Soucy, and Charles Hilliard
lit by holiday lights, natch!

Used with permission of Gary Dikkers

"Oshkosh World's Busiest Tower During EAA AirVenture"
Speaking of Oshkosh and the EAA, here's an image
to warm you up and get you excited about the coming year.
Gary Dikkers
of Madison, Wisconsin sent us this
image of a team of 14 AT-6 Texans
framing the tower at AirVenture.
Ahhh, summer ... !

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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.