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"Picture of the Week" contributions were up during the first week of 2005.  Doug Francoeur of Alberta, Canada takes home the first coveted baseball cap of the year, paving the way for 51 more "POTW" winners.  If you'd like to see your amateur aviation photo here next week, it's time to submit it!

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


Used with permission of Doug Francoeur

"Alberta Land of the Rising Sun?"
Doug Francoeur
of Spruce Grove, Alberta (Canada)
sends us this photo taken on one of his first flights after
installing new wings.  Lookin' good, Doug!

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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 Justin Cederholm
Used with permission of Justin Cederholm

"End of an Era"
Justin Cederholm of Orlando, Florida
sends us this historic shot of the final flight
of the Concorde, as it departs JFK International
for London's Heathrow International

Used with permission of 1Lt. Jeremy Davis

"Marines to the Rescue in the Philippines"
James Allen Blackwell of Tylertown, Mississippi
contributes a fantastic landscape shot from a Marine
flood relief mission carried out during December.


Bonus Pictures

A couple of extra photos
to help us kick off 2005:

Used with permission of Dieter Schulz

Dieter Schulz of Ahrensburg, Schleswig-Holstein
(Germany) reminds us of just how far you can go in an amphib.

Used with permission of Kelly Mahon

"I Always Said a 170 Was the Top of the Mountain!"
Far from the lakes and ponds of Ahrensburg,
Kelly Mahon
of Priest River, Idaho
snapped this shot on December 26, of
"my first time out on skis for the season."

copyright Jack Jones
Used with permission of Mark Murdock

"Flying Saucers Welcome!"
This one treads the fine line between "Picture of the Week"
and "Art Piece of the Week," but Mark Murdock's
artist's rendition of a fly-in at his "home field" seemed like a
good place to say "Happy New Year" to "POTW" submitters ... .

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.