Tue, Jun 05, 2012
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.
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: Soaring Society of America
The Soaring Society of America, Inc. (SSA) was formed in 1932 to foster and promote all phases of soaring, both nationally and internationally. The SSA acts as the ‘umbrella’ organization for soaring in the United States by representing the collective interests of its members – individuals, clubs, chapters, and businesses. The SSA does not conduct flight operations or operate aircraft – these flying activities are left to its members. The organization does provide many services to members including supplying the electronic publication e-News and the monthly printed Soaring magazine.
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