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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Norman Wells Northern Lights

North-Wright Airways' Caravan C-GDLC under the Northern Lights in Norman Wells, NWT (CYVQ). Winter 2008.

Canon 5D; cropped and white balance corrected.

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Low Pass at KIAD

Cropped in Lightroom; shot with Canon 7D.

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Save the KDCU VOR

The FAA is trying to decommission the VOR at KDCU, Decatur (Alabama) Pryor Regional Airport. The Jones brothers made this sign and have sent letters to the FAA in hopes to keep the VOR station open.

Taken with iPhone 4S.

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Spring Is in the Air!

After extensive maintenance and almost two years "grounded," the PBY-5A sees daylight again.

Canon 20D; cropped a bit with Adobe Lightroom and adjusted the light at bit (shadows)

More info here.

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Sun 'n Fun 2012 Warbirds Ramp at Sunrise

Lakeland, Florida.

Canon PowerShot A3100IS.

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Sisters Reunited

Discovery nose-to-nose with Enterprise.

Shot with a Canon T1i.

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Plane Crazy

Plane Crazy Saturday & Scaled composites Career Day at Mojave Air and Space Port.

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Aero L39 Albatros

In the Slovak Air Force.

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Let's Close It Up Now!

Some of our local pilots having fun during the fly-in at Clovis Muni, NM on April 21, 2012.

Panasonic FZ18 in P mode + 1/3 exposure; rotated and cropped.

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Real or Model

Model of an F-104 Starfighter.

Cropped and noise reduction.

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Final to Ashaig, Isle of Skye, Scotland

Still from movie. Panasonic Lumix FT2 on movie mode mounted in a Jodel DR1050.

Flown by me. Movie and photo by me. (Movie is on YouTube.)

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Turning Final at Centennial Airport

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Grumman G-73 Mallard at the Air Zoo

Abstract image taken at the Air Zoo in Kalamazoo, Michigan with a Canon T3.

No enhancements.

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Hummel UltraCruiser

More of my work can be found at SportFlight.net.

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Serene Setting

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Pilatus PC-12 Group

I took this photo in June of 2011 at KBJC (Broomfield, Colorado) during the 15th Pilatus Owners and Pilots Association Convention.

Canon 50D; adjusted and straightened in Photoshop.

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Fall Colors at Caesar Creek Soaring Club

This Schweizer SGS 2-33 glider operates at the Caesar Creek Soaring Club in southwest Ohio.

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