Wed, Aug 19, 2009
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: University Aviation
We often report about aviation educational opportunities and
programs here at ANN. The logic being that young people getting
intereted in the industry is the best way to keep it healthy and
growing. Did you know that there is an association dedicated to
university aviation programs? The University Aviation Association
(UAA) is the voice of collegiate aviation education to its members,
the industry, government and the general public. Through the
collective expertise of its members, this nonprofit organization
plays a pivotal role in the advancement of degree-granting aviation
programs that represent all segments of the aviation industry.
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