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Students build plane.

Students build plane.

A teenager has taken to the skies in a plane that was built as part of a school science project.

The Eurofox two-seater was delivered in kit form over a year ago, and assembled by pupils at Kinross High School, with help from amateur pilots.

Aaron McKay, 16 - one of more than 50 pupils involved in the project - was the first of the students to fly as a passenger in the aircraft.

The plane took off from Fife Airport, near Glenrothes, on Friday.

The Build-a-Plane project began nearly two years ago, and was designed to encourage interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects.

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