Mon, Dec 20, 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: Guillow Model
Admit it... you started here... or at least, a great number of
us did -- with a model airplane like those seen on this site. Paul
K. Guillow, Inc. has been a primary source for balsa wood airplane
kits and flying toys since 1926. From the Fokker triplane to the
Sopwith Camel of WWI to the P-51 Mustang and P-38 Lightning of WWII
to the modern day F-15 Eagle fighter jet, Guillow has modeled it
all... Check the site out and take a walk though yesteryear and see
if you enjoyed doing so as much as we did (especially with
Christmas right around the corner).
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