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Fri, Sep 19, 2008

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (09.19.08)

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.

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: Glenn Curtiss, Father of Naval Aviation

Aviation pioneer Glenn H. Curtiss is known as the father of naval aviation. Among many other important aviation accomplishments, Curtiss was responsible for the first aircraft to take off from and land on the decks of ships at sea. This web site was created by the Glenn Curtiss Historical Society and is based primarily on the writings and photographs of John H. Whitney. Whitney worked as personal secretary and photographer to Curtiss during some of his most important aircraft development work, including the development of naval aviation.

FMI: www.glenncurtiss.com/

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