Sat, Sep 03, 2011
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: Aviation Archaeology
Folklore and Urban Legends
The U.K. owners of this site are firm believers that almost all
folklore and urban legend type stories have a kernel of fact.
Stories may become exaggerated over the years, but somewhere down
the line a genuine incident occurred that spawned the legends and
strange tales. On its pages, they record some of the many stories
we have heard about crashes, wrecks and disposals of aircraft
remains. Kind of a "Snopes" for aviation.
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