Thu, Jun 14, 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 Aero-Linx. Suggestions for future Aero-Linx segments are always welcome, as well.
Aero Linx: The Monocoupe Club
This website, Monocoupe.com is dedicated to Monocoupe Aeroplane and Engine Company enthusiasts worldwide. This site chronicles the legacy of America's first two place, enclosed cabin monoplane, and the airplane believed by many to be the greatest Sportsman Pilot Airplane ever manufactured. From humble Midwestern beginnings in October, 1926 until the final Model 90AL rolled out of the Melbourne, Fla. plant in 1950, a total of approximately 870 Monocoupes representing 17 different Models were built. Now, only about 155 remain, of which less than 30 are active and flying. Take a look at the way things were back in the golden age of aviation.
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