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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Just Like Old Times

This is the first air-to-air photo shoot of the recently completed Golden Age Air Museum Sopwith Pup. Photo taken by Kenny Lisle from Eric Lunger's J-3C65.

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A Shark Swimming on Grass!

Shark microlight near Lisbon, Portugal

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G-164D Agcat

Taken in the Sutter Basin, northern California.

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Go-Fast End of an F-15

Taken at Arctic Thunder 2012 at Elmendorf Air Force Base.

Canon T2i with Tamron 18-280 lens. Cropped and processed in LightRoom.

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Steep Dive

Our glider had just released from the Pawnee tow plane, which is steep-diving with its rope over the little town of Biere near Montricher Air Field.

Photo taken with a Pentax K5 camera at 1/500 sec, F 22, focal length 190 mm. The image was just slightly re-centered and the original file reduced to under 1 MB.

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AeroShell Fun

Starting a loop with the AeroShell team during their show practice routine. What a rush!

Virgin photo.

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Morning Monuments

Looking east over Monument Valley during an early morning overflight in the Bonanza.

Nikon D70; non-retouched.

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A Moment Alone

Picture taken from open door in the An2 (D-FONL) on the way to a so-called "Flugtag." This was over Eiffel.

Camera: 80 Casio :-)

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Grumman F3F-2

Taken at Gillespsie Field in El Cajon, California.

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Endeavor's Final Flight Over Los Angeles

The space shuttle Endeavor, on the back of NASA's shuttle carrier aircraft and flanked by an F-18 escort, circled low over Los Angeles on September 21.

This photo was taken with a Canon T2i and 100-400mm lens from an altitude of 5,500' (about 3,000' overhead). Level adjustments and reduced for file size.

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Taken September 30 near Melbourne, Florida from Velocity N255DM with an iPhone 4S.

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Doug Hamilton's Lockeed 12A

Doug Hamilton's shiny Lockheed 12A at the recent Jamestown Air Show in the mid-north of South Australia on October 13-14, 2012.

Pentax DSLR. Changed from color to B&W.

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Snowbird Engine Start

Canadian Snowbird starting engines at the Fort Worth Alliance Air Show, October 2012. Taken by my sister Tracie Lyons.

Canon EOS 5D, Mark III.

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The World from 8 1/2 Miles Up

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