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Pilot's Flight Path Spells Out Friendly Message

Flight tracking service confirms this is a real flight
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 2, 2016 12:05 PM CST

(Newser) – A pilot used his flight path to spell out a friendly message Monday in Germany, the Guardian reports. The privately owned Robin DR400/180 Régent aircraft, which took off near Agathenburg, flew a 37-minute path that spelled out "Hello" on radar, as captured by Flightradar24. The global flight tracking service tells the Guardian that though the identity of the plane's owner is unknown, "This aircraft has a history of inventive flight art." Earlier this year, the plane, registered as D-EFHN, flew paths that resulted in pictures of an airplane and a heart. (Read more uplifting news stories.)

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