Fri, Jun 09, 2006
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.
There are A LOT of truly valuable resources out there... from
pages devoted to nearly every kind of aircraft imaginable, to some
well-thought-out blogs, to the official websites of such
organizations as AOPA, EAA, and NAFI -- you name it and its
probably out there.
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: Tandem Jumping
For those of you who feel you must jump out of a perfectly good
airplane but have never done so, try a tandem flight. Strapped to
an instructor you might feel a bit more confident. Climb to over
10,000 feet and step out from the safety of your aircraft into
nothingness. If this is your idea of fun, check the linx
(there’s one for the Brits too). I’ll be waiting on the
ground, thank you.
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