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From the flying boats of the 1940s to the Boeing 777, Azriel Blackman has worked on more than 50 types of aircraft during his three-quarter-of-a-century career (AFP Photo/Daniel SLIM / MANILA BULLETIN)

New Yorker, 91, breaks airline mechanic record

By Agence France-Presse He started out as a 16-year-old apprentice on 50 cents an hour. Seventy-five years later Azriel Blackman holds the world record for…