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Submissions were down a bit this week — barely 50 fresh
photos to choose from! Luckily for us, every single
photo we received this week was a "Top 10" contender.
It made picking a winner tough, but the process was a lot of
When the dust settled, Steve Bailey of Illinois took home
this week's top prize — an officially licensed AVweb logo
hat! Wear it with pride, Steve — and be sure to remind
your admirers that they, too, can win an AVweb hat if we
choose one of their
photo submissions as "Picture of the Week."
Due to privacy issues, AVweb does not publish e-mail addresses of
readers who submit photos.*** THIS WEEK'S WINNERS ***
copyright © Steve Bailey
Used with permission
"Blue on Blue"
Steve Bailey of Hoffman
Estates, Illinois wins a tight
round of "POTW" competition this week with his photo
of a P-51 coming in for a landing after a flying
at Oshkosh this year. Steve snapped the winning
photo with a Nikon D70 using 70-300mm zoom.
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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
copyright © Embry-Riddle
Sport Aviation Club
Used with permission of Andrea Luethi
"ERAU Sport Aviation Club"
Andrea Luethi of Daytona
send us this image of the
Aviation Club taking a Special Pitts S2B
out for a little formation flying practice.
Used with permission
of George Hedinger
George Hedinger of Wharton,
caught this last-minute of his friend Mike
departing Andover-Aeroflex Airport in Jersey.
Mike had just dropped him off, "capping off
a great day of flying," writes George.
A tiny sampling of the photos we
had to leaving behind on the virtual
"cutting room floor" this week:
with permission of Jamie M. Foy
"Rainbow over Cody"
Jamie Foy of Ranchester,
kicks off this week's bonus pictures with a photo
he took in Cody, Wyoming "while waiting for the weather
to clear so I could resume mountain-flying training."
Judging by the photo, it was a good wait ... .
with permission of Darrell Couts
Perhaps in response to Bill Whitney's chopper pic
Sunrise" a few weeks back,
of Redmond, Washington
sends us "Arctic Sunset," along with this note:
"As the sun set for the first time in months,
we were all watching the show. C-206 on
floats on Victoria Island, Nunavut, Canada,
300 miles north of the Arctic Circle, Aug 2005."
copyright © Robert A. Hanson
"Mosquitoes at Kimpo, Korea — 1956"
Finally, Robert Hanson
of Olathe, Kansas
takes us on a journey back through time with a photo
from his personal collection. "I was sorting photos
my first assignment as a pilot: A Forward Air
flying LT-6-Gs, known as the Mosquitoes. Gritty
writes Robert. (That's him in the cockpit of LTA-582.)
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