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Chinese boy aims to become youngest pilot

Five-year-old taking flying lessons as part of his father's plan to teach his son what he calls important life lessons.

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A five-year-old Chinese boy is hoping to become the world’s youngest pilot. Duoduo has been taking flying lessons for weeks and has already spent some time in the air. It is all part of his father's plan to teach his young son what he calls important life lessons. Al Jazeera's Dominic Kane explains.

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