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Since he was a little child, Mr Teo Yew Chiat loved everything related to aeroplanes. The 81-year-old aviation buff fondly remembers the first model plane he had received from his cousin – a tiny four inch rusty toy plane which ‘fell from the sky’, as his older cousin had him to believe. His cousin had introduced model planes as aeroplanes to him during his childhood days. Mr Teo was five-years-old when he saw aeroplanes. “In the sky, (they looked) small. When they came down, they were also small, so I believed him. That was my infantile logic.” Yet, that was the first of many…