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Cirrus Design cofounder Dale Klapmeier says that when he thinks of the Cirrus SRS sport plane (www.cirrusdesign.com), he envisions children pressed against an airport fence, dreaming about flying. “It will generate that kind of excitement,” he says.

The piston-driven, fiberglass composite craft, which he expects will achieve 135 mph, should reach customers next year, at a price of about $120,000. “It will be a great toy for a guy on a Saturday afternoon,” says Klapmeier. “And his teenagers can fly it too.”

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Anthony is a New York-based writer and a graduate of Johnson & Wales University with a passion for exploring the cooler things in life. Always eager to inform, Anthony is the lifestyle editor at Elite Daily and is knowledgeable about pretty much anything within the walls of awesomeness: from the latest Lamborghini, to the most absurd burgers around. He also enjoys spontaneous skateboarding sessions on New York City's Upper East Side. Much like writing, it's what keeps the guy alive.

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