Picture of the Week: AVweb's Flying Photography Showcase

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Each week, we go through dozens (and sometimes hundreds) of reader-submitted photos and pick the very best to share with you on Thursday mornings.  The top photos are featured on AVweb's home page, and one photo that stands above the others is awarded an AVweb baseball cap as our "Picture of the Week."  Want to see your photo on AVweb.com?  Click here to submit it to our weekly contest.


Last week, we at "POTW" headquarters were feeling a bit neglected, and we asked — some might even say begged — our readership to flood us with photo submissions and boost our spirits.  Boy, did you guys ever come through!  (If only everyone were as dependable as AVweb readers.)

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Used with permission of Bengt Olson

Midwinter Overnight

Bengt Olson of Hindås, Sweden brings the contrast this week.  His colorful photo of "a Finnair A321 parked at Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport under the winter sky" took our breath away — and even managed capture an AVweb baseball cap in between breaths.


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copyright © Jerry L. Morris
Used with permission

Reflections of Power

Remember Jerry L. Morris of Dahlonega, Georgia?  We thought you might — he was last week's "POTW" winner and very nearly cadged the honor for an unprecedented two weeks in a row.  This incredible shot came from Davenport Air Show last June.


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Photo by Dick Starks
Used with permission of Dick Lemons

Nieuports Are Fun!

Dick Lemons of Kansas City, Missouri always seems to be having a good time in the photos he submits.  In this one, snapped by Dick Starks, the happy-go-lucky Mr. Lemons shows off his Graham Lee Nieuport XI Replica.


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copyright © Chuck Spaulding
Used with permission

Dreaming of a White Christmas

We know the song was set in California (on December 24, even!), but somehow we doubt Chuck Spaulding of Agoura Hills was dreaming of this sort of white Christmas when the photo was snapped on Christmas Eve at Camarillo Airport.


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copyright © SVG Air 1990 Ltd.
Used with permission of Paul Gravel

Shrike Commander over the Grenadines

Paul Gravel of St. Vincent & the Grenadines (in the Caribbean) sets imaginations soaring with our final photo of the week.

Until next time, thanks to Paul, Chuck, Dick, Jerry, Bengt, and everyone else who shared their flying adventures with us this week.  We can't wait to see everyone else's photos!

Want more reader-submitted photos?  It's a good bet you'll enjoy the slideshow on our home page.

A quick note for submitters:  If you've got several photos that you feel are "POTW" material, your best bet is to submit them one-a-week!  That gives your photos a greater chance of seeing print on AVweb, and it makes the selection process a little easier on us, too.  ;)

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 or send us an e-mail.