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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Jet Wash

Regional jet on approach to KMSN. Taken in DeForest, Wisconsin.

Taken with a borrowed Nikon D90 with an 80-400mm at 400mm. 1/125s, f/5.6, ISO 200. Resized to less than 1 MB with no other manipulations.

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Husky at Heiner Field (Bedford, Wyoming)

Sony H-1 Cybershot.

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Fly By

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Done for the Day

PA-12 at KPHT in Paris, Tennessee.

K200D/Tamron SP 17-35.

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Sunset Sortie

The CAF Heart of America Wing's Stearman out for some evening exercise.

Considerable Photoshop to control contrast.

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Thorp T-18: Ready, Willing, and Able

Unmodified T-18 at 46NJ.

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Going Up!

Nikon D80 70-300mm. Adobe Lightroom.

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Barnstorming Days

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Flying Just North of Bakersfield

Photo was taken with an iPhone 4 and was slightly cropped.

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1941 Staggerwing at Beechcraft Heritage Museum (Tullahoma, Tennessee)

Shot with Canon 5D Mk II; Canon 28mm-300mmL series zoom lens.

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Precious Cargo

January 5, 2013. Delivering from Falcon Field, Arizona to Show Low, Arizona via Piper Cherokee.

Camera: W220 Sony Cybershot.
No adjustments to photo.

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Ahhh Magnificent End to a Late-Day Flight!

No photo touch-ups just Mother Nature and a 1948 Piper Vagabond reveling in their glowing grandeur!

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Oh! I Have Slipped the Surly Bonds of Earth ...

It is hard not to think of the poem "High Flight," written by John G. Magee on September 3, 1941, with the clear blue sky.

Taken at the Caesar Creek Soaring Club in southwest Ohio.

As shot with Kodak DX6490.

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