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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Air Power

Photo taken while kayaking on Lake Ouachita, Arkansas.

Nikon D-300. Nikon 300mm f-4 aperture, priority f4 ss 1/2000s, iso 200 ev +.7

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Tragic New Year's Day Plane Crash in Central Illinois Due to High Winds

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Christmas Landing

This aircraft "landed" along Hwy 281 outside Johnson City.

Photo resized for submission.

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An Aresti Card for a Helicopter?

You don't see too many Aresti cards (aerobatic sequence diagram) in helicopters other than Chuck Aaron's Red Bull helicopter.

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C-46 Cockpit

This is a high dynamic range (HDR) shot of the cockpit of a C-46. This aircraft was purchased by the city of Monroe, North Carolina. More shots of this aircraft (and many more) at HDRRides.com.

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U.S. Air Sunset

Taken in the flight levels southwest of Charlotte, North Carolina on my way home for Christmas, December 23, 2011.

No manipulations; iPhone 4 camera.

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The sky is the limit.

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FISK VFR Arrival to OSH During AirVenture

An airplane headed to Wittman Regional Airport (OSH) for AirVenture 2011 flies over FISK after receiving transition instructions into the traffic pattern.

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On Tow

Image taken from our glider on tow behind a Piper Pawnee over the Swiss Jura Mountains near Montricher Air Field.

Photo taken with a Pentax K10D camera at 1/1000 sec, F 9.5, focal length 85mm. Original file slightly cropped and reduced to under 1 MB.

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Sunset Arrival

Shot with Nikon D40X in the Adirondacks. Minor manipulations via GIMP (saturation).

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Taxiing Back ...

Nikon D5000. Sigma150-500. Zoom 400mm, F/6.3, 1/1000.

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Already Gone

Col. Jack Wilhite in his Mig 17. KBJC, Broomfield, Colorado. August 2010.

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Stearman Sunshine

Wurtsboro, New York (N82).

No digital manipulation. Taken with Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS.

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