Arnold Ebneter, 82, recently broke a 24-year-old distance record for small planes when he flew non-stop for 18 hours, 25 minutes in a plane he designed and built himself, which he calls the “E-1.” His flight set a distance record for airplanes weighing less than 500 kilograms, breaking the previous record of 2,213 miles set in 1984, according to officials at the National Aeronautic Association. Read more about his adventure here.
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