As, we wake up from our turkey comas today, I hope everyone remembered to give thanks for one particular thing yesterday — airplanes! These marvels of physics and engineering make our daily lives easier, while connecting us with friends and family faster. To give thanks, let's look at photos submitted by Flight Club readers.

Seve Benincasa caught this amazing shot of what looks to be a 737, landing at DCA (Washington Reagan) as lighting strikes nearby.

We don't see many helicopters here on Flight Club, so here's a CH-53 that Tyler Humpfer caught at New River, NC.

Michael Keenberg was fortunate enough to get this shot of a British Airways Concorde at Miami International Airport. Michael said he took the photo sometimes in the late 80s. I never got to see one fly, but I did see one at Washington Dulles while they were still in service. They were such incredible planes, and it's unfortunate that they're no longer flying.

I can never resist a good shot of the sexy P-51 Mustang! Nick Ulivieri got this one at the 2012 Chicago Air and Water Show. His whole gallery from that air show is outstanding, and you can check it out here.

This great shot of a Thunderbirds F-16 was sent in by Kevin Miller. He took this at a Dallas-area air show a few years ago.

Here's a beautiful Waco YMF-5 sent in by Caleb Stanton. I absolutely love these Waco biplanes!

Ronnie Weber shot this North American SNJ-5 Texan (painted as a Japanese "Kate" bomber) in 1991 at the Dayton International Airshow.

Here's one of my own shots, taken at this year's EAA Airventure at Oshkosh. It's hard to argue that the DC-3 wasn't one of the most beautiful airliners ever. There are still dozens of them flying, over 70 years after they were built!

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Top photo: The US Navy's Blue Angels, in a super-tight formation. This one was sent in by Chris Smith, who shot it at the 2010 Oceania Air Show.

Paul Thompson is a aviation journalist with over 13 years of experience working in the airline industry, who maintains the website Flight Club for Jalopnik.com. You can contact Paul to submit story ideas, your own "Plane Porn" photos, and comments regarding this or any other aviation topic via email at Paul@Jalopnik.com