Thu, Aug 07, 2008
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.
Aero-Linx: Vintage Transports Surviving On Off-Airport
Aviation enthusiasts find their bounty at airports; even
aviation museums and salvaging companies are often at airports or
close by. However, some aircraft survive on remote locations away
from airports, as part of a restaurant, hotel or even a chicken
coop; these survivors are easily overlooked. This site hopes to
remedy some of that with this page and would welcome tips &
photos and if possible the story of how and why the aircraft was
enrolled in its new career.
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