Thu, Jan 03, 2008
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: Super Constellation Flyers
As most of you will know, the Lockheed L-1049 Super
Constellation has become an almost extinct species in today's skies
that are flocked by Boeings and Airbuses. The Super Constellation
like no other passenger aircraft epitomizes the era of the 50s when
big piston engined aircraft still reigned the sky and up to the
present day the Super Constellation remains unparalleled for its
elegance and shapeliness. At one time it was even dubbed "Queen of
the Atlantic" when more Constellations crossed the big water
between North America and Europe than any other aircraft.
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