Sat, Jan 07, 2012
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: Abandoned Airfields
You can almost always tell ... "that used to be an airport."
This Webmaster has been to the abandoned airfields that dot the
landscape of much of this country, both for their potential safety
value to a pilot in an emergency. When he flies as a pilot, he
always tries to land at as many airports as possible, to learn a
little about each one. Now you can learn about them, too, all 1,369
of them, listed by state.
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