A Family Affair

Bernard Pietenpol’s happiest moments came when he was flying one of his homebuilt airplanes—with a child or two in tow.

(Courtesy Pietenpol Family)

Young Pilot

(Courtesy Pietenpol Family)

Pietenpol’s son Don (at age three, standing next to a Sky Scout) learned to fly before he got his driver’s license. He eventually became a pilot with the U.S. Air Force.

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