Mon, Nov 13, 2006
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.
Aviation Archaeology and Investigation and Research (AAIR) is
all about locating and documenting old aircraft crash sites. One of
the points made by the sites is that some of the sites are being
destroyed bit by bit by “souvenir hunters”.
There’s a difference between restoring an aircraft to place
it in a museum... and grabbing an altimeter to place on your desk
because it’s “cool.” You can order accident
reports off the site of any of the crashes shown and many others
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