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Flying And Fathers

Sometimes in this job you find a story that goes far beyond a love of airplanes and fascination with flight to connect on a personal level. Such was the case when I came across an article about Southwest pilot Bryan Knight, who flew his Vietnam veteran father’s remains home fifty-two years after Col. Roy Knight Jr. was shot down flying a mission over enemy territory in Laos.

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How Pipistrel Builds Electric Airplanes

Slovenia-based Pipistrel is the only company currently marketing an electric training aircraft. In this AVweb video, Paul Bertorelli visited the factories in both Slovenia and Italy to learn how the airplanes are made.