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 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 here? Click here to submit it to our weekly contest.

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Collings Foundation's B-17 909 Turning for Fly-By at Corvallis, OR (1999)

This image was taken in June 1999 over Corvallis, Oregon from a B-24's left gunner's position.

Used a Nikon N-90 with 35-80 zoom lens. No manipulation. Basically as it was taken at that time.

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Early Morning at EAA Seaplane Base (AirVenture 2011)

John Knapp's Micro Mong C/N 32 (N2505P) at the Willow Harbor Seaplane Base on Lake Winnebago during AirVenture 2011.

Nikon D90. Cropped for composition. Image size reduced.

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Happy New Year 2012!

What else to say? This image is a patchwork made through Picasa 3 with some of the photos already selected this year in "POTW."

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Rod Lewis's P-40C, fresh from New Zealand, on the ramp in Reno.

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Enola Gay on Display

The cockpit of the Enola Gay on display at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Washington, DC. (Red handles are the throttles.)

No mods to photo.

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Head Over Heels About Flying

Loves to fly.

No adjustments.

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Cub Camp, Crescent Valley, Nevada

Camping out for the beautiful early fall weather at Crescent Valley, Nevada (U74).

Shot September 25, 2011 with Android X.

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Wheels Up

Harvard to Harvard formation flight on take-off.

Just cropped.

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P-51 at Holdrege, Nebraska

I took this photo from my Blackberry phone. I did not have my camera with me when this aircraft was leaving KHDE.

The photo was not been manipulated.

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Beautiful Panel

Taken years ago at Blakesburg, Iowa.

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Seeker at U42

This Australian build aircraft showed up one day at U42. The cockpit is very much like a helicopter with outstanding visibility.

Taken with Nikon Coolpix; no modifications.

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Betty Jane Waves Goodbye

P-51C Betty Jane departs Butte, Montana.

Enhanced with Adobe Lightroom 2.

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Thermalling in Formation

I was flying our two-seater Blanik when I met up with one of our club pilots in his LAK-12.

Photo was taken with my iPhone.

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Just Passing Through

Unexpected visitors brought some great color to the runway.

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