Hello all - I hope it's okay to share this with you - I thought this forum and the military one (to which I did NOT cross post) would be read by some excellent shooters...

AeroSpaceNews.com is seeking the best airplane pictures from the world's Top Guns of aviation photography. The websites contest offers free entry, a nice prize and fun. Professional and amateur entrants are invited from around the world in this truly global hot pic competition.

Entering the contest, registering on the site, viewing and voting on the picture entrants are all completely free!

AeroSpaceNews.com is seeking entrants worldwide from amateurs and professionals alike. The pictures may be of any air or space subject, flying, or on static display, taken at an airshow, at any time.

The winner, selected by votes entered by registered users on AeroSpaceNews.com, gets a personal copy of the download edition of Tiltrotor and The Future (worth aprox $29.95)

Tiltrotor and The Future is an hour long video documentary on the origins of the tiltrotor, convertiplanes, the X/V-3 and X/V-15 technology demonstration efforts, and the mission and technology behind today's awesome Bell/Boeing U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey. The U.S. Air Force is slated to receive its own variant, the CV-22 for special operations.

The contest is open and voting runs from October 28, 2005, through January 15, 2006. Complete contest rules are posted on AeroSpaceNews.com .

Aviation and space enthusiasts are among the most passionate and skilled photographers imaginable. The competition is expected to be very tough. Votes are counted from the moment the contest starts so hurry and upload your entries now. Come on - let's see if you are one of the Top Guns!