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.
People & Planes Category Winner
Brittany Jones (Undisclosed location, Iraq) September 2015
“While deployed in Iraq, I wanted to highlight the aircraft maintainers of the 64th Expeditionary Helicopter Maintenance Squadron,” says Jones. “With extreme attention to detail, they often work in 100+ degree temperatures to ensure that the squadron’s helicopters—including this Pave Hawk—are ready to go at a moment’s notice.”