Fri, Jun 15, 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 Society Of Air Racing Historians
The Society was formed in late 1984 by a small group of dedicated air racing enthusiasts who wanted to pool their efforts and knowledge with others having the same love of this great aviation era. The first Air Racing History Symposium was held in Cleveland, Ohio in May of 1985, and the Society became an official association shortly thereafter. The Society exists to bring together all those men and women who have a serious interest in the history of pylon and long-distance air racing throughout the world. By working together, we feel we can better enjoy our mutual interest and preserve the records of this momentous human and technical progress for generations to come.
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