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Sun, Sep 17, 2006

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (09.17.06)

Aero-Linx!

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.

Recently, 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: Faulkes Flying Foundation

Similar to our Young Eagles, Faulkes Flying Foundation, located in the United Kingdom, uses low cost glider flights to give youngsters the chance to experience the wonders of flight and encourage their curiosity about aviation for a career. Several different "programs" are available beyond the initial "Taster" flight. For those who wish to continue training. A short introduction to the sport of gliding is included on the site.

FMI: www.fffoundation.co.uk/

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