Thu, Aug 19, 2010
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
Suggestions for future Aero-Linx segments are always
welcome, as well.
Aero-Linx: National Aviation
August 19th, not coincidentally Orville
Wright's birthday, was declared "National Aviation Day"
by President Franklin Roosevelt in 1939. We won't be taking the day
off, to be sure, but you might want to check around and see what
might be going on in your neighborhood in honor of the day. If
there's nothing, why not put it on your calendar and get something
going for next year. If you're near North Carolina's Outer Banks,
the National Parks Service offers a series of programs in Kitty
Hawk at the Wright Brothers National Memorial.
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