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.
Readers’ Choice Category Winner
Michael Mettman (Tucson, Arizona) October 2015
“I’ve always wanted to visit the boneyard,” says Mettman of the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, “and in 2015 I rented an aircraft to take me up so I could photograph something I had wanted to see for 37 years.”