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How a Pakistani popcorn seller built his own plane

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A popcorn seller has caught the attention of the Pakistan Air Force by building his own plane.

The tale of Muhammad Fayyaz has captured the hearts of many in a nation where millions, just like him, have limited access to education and are fighting for opportunities.

“I was literally in the air. I couldn't feel anything else,” Mr. Fayyaz said of his first flight in a machine he learned to build mainly from viewing TV clips and online blueprints.

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Printable version | Jan 23, 2020 11:49:24 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/how-a-pakistani-popcorn-seller-built-his-own-plane/article27081209.ece

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