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(Courtesy Pietenpol Family)

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.

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(Courtesy Pietenpol Family)

Don Finke (in back seat) flies a friend in a 1930 Air Camper, the sixth aircraft that Pietenpol built. Pietenpol taught Finke how to fly the Air Camper—in one day.

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