Thu, Jun 04, 2009
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
Suggestions for future Aero-Linx segments are always
welcome, as well.
Everyone knows about the Wright Brothers exceptionally good day
at Kitty Hawk in 1903, but man has wanted to fly pretty much since
he first looked up at the birds. While the "Doing Da Vinci"
team is unlikely to be able to build a working Ornithopter, men and
women had been trying find ways to achieve that birds-eye view for
hundreds of years … some with more success than
others. "Flying Machines" gives those of us who love flying a
chance to follow the creative process of some of those who got it
(mostly) wrong before the Wrights got it right.
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