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About Fernao Pedroso Mazzei
Fernao Pedroso Mazzei’s grandfather was Italian, but he is Brazilian born (at S. Paulo State), on November 10, 1935. He is a Phd lawyer and speaks five languages. He has flown since 1956 in several aircrafts types: biplanes, mono, bimotors, and gliders. Dr. Mazzei is an aircraft, glider instructor and tow pilot. He also has an instrument rating. He has owned four aircraft: an Aeronca plus a Cessna 172, 210 and 337. He flew five times between Brazil and the Unites states with mono and bimotors, and has a HFB-320 Hansajet qualification. Between 1982 and 1984, he built and flew a VP-1 with Volks engine. After an aerodynamics course with Martin Hollman, Oshkosh 1982 designed a six place, amphibian biplane with diesel 350 HP still to build. He is returning to fly again.
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