Boeing to make flight dreams come true for impoverished kids

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    TAKING to the skies as the pilot of a massive plane like a Boeing might seem like a pipe dream to many impoverished Eastern Cape children, but a new deal between the aircraft manufacturer and province's 43 Air School aims to change that.

    According to the flight school chief executive Attie Nieman the Seattle-based aircraft manufacturer has signed a deal with 43 Air School, which has bases in Port Alfred, Bhisho and Johannesburg's Lanceria, to train more young pilots amid a world-wide shortage of crew

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