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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Gabby en Route

PNP Passenger Gabby aboard an RV-8, bound for her loving foster home in Orlando.

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Beauty and Power in Precious Metal

In the Pitts at Reno Air Races, September 2004.

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Luscombe at OSH

Was sitting in the shade at OSH watching the air show when I laid back, looked straight up, and saw this magnificent sight.

Captured with an iPhone.

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Titan Tornado over Rincon

While flying with my friend Shawn. He found a good position to shoot me in my Titan Tornado over Rincon Beach (near Ventura, California).

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Foggy Morning at Smiley Creek, ID

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Duggy Sniffs the C-5

Taken Sunday, July 29 at Oshkosh.

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Nikon D90, 18-300mm lens.

AirVenture 2012; no manipulation just resized.

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Belly Shot

On a fly-over, I captured the underbelly of this F-18 at AirVenture 2012.

Nikon D-90 with a 73-300mm Nikkor lens.

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The Smile of That First Flight

First airplane ride of my 10-year-old niece Ella in a 1947 Cessna 140.

Photo taken from the ground with a Nikon D700 and 80-400mm lens.

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P-51 Taxiing In

Medicine Hat Airport (CYXH) on July 22, 2012.

Canon PowerShot SX100 IS. Cropped using Picture Manager.

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An Emirates A380 on a Nearly Parallel Course with a UA B777 Over the Border Between Ukraine and Poland

Taken at noon on August 3, 2012. Followed flight track on my iPad with ForeFlight and GPS MotionX programs, so I knew the location and altitude.

Minor exposure compensation for altitude effects, etc. cropped for effect. Canon G10.

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Pair of Citabrias en Route to San Diego Ultralight Assocation Fly-In

Taken from Matt Hlavac's Breezy photo platform.

Nikon D40. Cropped and enhanced.

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