Sun, Aug 10, 2008
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: American Air Mail Society
The AAMS was founded in 1923, and is the second oldest
aerophilatelic society in the world with over 1,500 members
worldwide. The AAMS publishes the monthly magazine The Airpost
Journal & the Jack Knight Air Log, as well as the American Air
Mail Catalogue, and many other aerophilatelic books. See the list
of Airpost Journal & Air Log Staff & Department Editors.
See the Publications page for the aerophilatelic books &
publications which are currently available. The AAMS holds an
annual convention, as well as a Spring and/or Fall meeting during
philatelic exhibitions in different parts of the country.
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