You did it again. We asked you to submit your best aerospace photographs, and we received more than a thousand extraordinary images. Your photographs featured everything from drones to distant nebulae to landing airliners, bushplanes in Alaska, and enthusiastic airshow crowds. We now present the winners. Our judges selected a Grand Prize winner, as well a winner in each of four categories: Military, Civilian, Astronomy, and People & Planes. And you picked the Readers’ Choice winner by voting on our website. Thank you to everyone who entered a photograph or voted for a favorite.
Our Fifth Annual Photo Contest opened in March, and we can’t wait to see the next collection of photos from around the world. So head to an airshow, look up at the night sky, or visit an aerospace museum, and send us your best shots.
Military Category Winner
Donna Rowley (Air Waves Portrush International Airshow, Northern Ireland) September 2015
“I have tried for years to get the perfect shot of the Red Arrows, the iconic Royal Air Force Display Team, performing their highly complex showstopper, the Gypo Break,” says Rowley. “My timing was always off by a fraction. Seeing this image on my camera brought tears to my eyes, and I’m thrilled it is now able to be appreciated by a wider audience.”