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Fri, Dec 05, 2008

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (12.05.08)

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: 7th Bomb Wing B-36 Association

The 7th Bomb Wing B-36 Association was formed in September 1981 when 20 ex-B-36ers from the 7th Bomb Wing initiated plans for a reunion of their former comrades.   Those who had the privilege to serve as flight crewmembers and in support of B-36 bomber aircraft operation will never forget the tremendous feeling experienced taking one of those huge airplanes into the air. Those on the ground were awed by the size of the huge aircraft and the awesome power it represented. Both flight and ground crews experienced a great sense of accomplishment once the mission was complete. The camaraderie and closeness that developed, first within the crews and second within the squadron, was something a fighter aircraft organization will never feel. These histories have been developed to preserve the dynamic history of the B-36 "Peacemaker" at Carswell Air Force Base and all the people who made it possible.

FMI: www.7bwb-36assn.org/

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