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.
Air Sports Net first appeared on the Internet back in 1999 with
a set of hang gliding and paragliding links sorted by directories.
It was not long before the site had a couple of hundred links and
50 visitors a day. Today they claim over 1600 links and over 12,000
visitors a day and still growing. They serve interest to most air
sports including hang gliding, paragliding, powered parachuting,
powered paragliding, skydiving and ultralight aircraft.