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    Leland Main, 8, left, of Toledo, learns about the "Pietenpol" experimental plane he is sitting in from Dale Messner, right, of Akron, during the Plane Fun Aviation Festival at the Toledo Executive Airport.

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    The front of a "Pietenpol" experimental plane, during the Plane Fun Aviation Festival at the Toledo Executive Airport.

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    Kaitlyn Welling, 9, of Millbury, looks back from the passegner's seat in a Piper Cherokee 6 before hitting the sky on a free flight during the Plane Fun Aviation Festival at the Toledo Executive Airport.

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In the photos above, Leland Main, 8, of Toledo learns from Dale Messner of Akron about the Pietenpol experimental plane he is sitting in during the Plane Fun Aviation Festival at Toledo Executive Airport. Also, pictured, Kaitlyn Welling, 9, of Millbury looks back from a passenger seat in a Piper Cherokee 6 before hitting the sky on a free flight. The event is a local Father’s Day weekend staple. The Pietenpol is named for designer Bernie Pietenpol who first flew such a craft in 1928. 

PHOTO GALLERY: Plane Fun Aviation Festival

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