Wed, Jan 31, 2007
Scouring the information super airways can sometimes be a tough,
if educational, task for the Aero-News staff... but it also allows
us to check out some truly neat and exciting sites, so it's not
that bad a gig. On any given day, we may check dozens (and often
hundreds) of different sources for story ideas, and facts
confirmation. And, as is the nature of our business, much of this
is done on the Internet.
Recently, the ANN gang decided we probably shouldn't keep some
of the neat sites, info resources, and organizations we've
discovered to ourselves... so we decided to bring you Aero-Linx.
These are the sites that WE check out -- when we need added
perspective, a new spin on a day's topic... or just want to escape
into cyber-aero-space for awhile.
Look for some of our favorite sites, coming each day to ANN via
Aero-Linx. Suggestions for future Aero-Linx segments
are always welcome, as well.
Aero-Linx: The Ejection Seat
The vast majority of pilots prefer to stay with the plane they
are flying... but there are times when separation is not only
necessary, it is needed immediately. Enter the ejection seat -- an
engineering marvel, subject to extreme conditions, hot, cold, wet,
dry and the time it is called upon for use, it must work flawlessly
because a person’s life hangs in the balance. There are
ejection seat FAQ’s, stories, photos, facts, stories and
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