Last year's winner of Flight International's front cover photo competition was Coalburner's image of a Northwest Airlines Boeing 747 at London's Gatwick Airport, taken with a Nikon D70.
There was surging traffic to a FlightBlogger post titled 'Photos of note: ANA brings Boeing's 787 into service'.
On As the Cro(ft) Flies, John Croft observed that "Albatross Air has one around its neck" in a post on the investigation into the non-fatal crash of a Beechcraft 58 Baron in a Rainelle, West Virginia backyard.
The DEW Line featured a Russian TV special on the engine that powers Sukhoi PAK-FA fighter - and noted the bold claim that the Saturn NPO 117 "enables the execution of a wide range of manoeuvres which match the performance of the Raptor and in some parameters exceed it".
Blog author Stephen Trimble's take? "It's your move, Pratt & Whitney."
And on Ariel View, Arie Egozi examined Israeli airline El Al and its "desperate race to go back to profitability".
The carrier "could make money - a lot of money - but it has some built-in problems that have not been solved, despite the fact that some could be solved relatively easily", he wrote.
Fligthtglobal this week launched its Flight International Front Cover Competition for the fifth year giving you another chance to have your best aircraft image featured on the front cover of your favourite weekly magazine.
We want to capture THE image of 2011 so it's important to note that only photographs taken before 20 October 2010 will not be allowed.
The deadline to upload your images to this year's competition gallery on AirSpace is 5 December and the chosen image will once again feature on the cover of Flight International's festive issue and the winner will receive £100GBP and a framed copy of the front cover.