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The Bridge Across Forever: A Lovestory Setting & Symbolism

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Airplanes

Biplane

Being a pilot is one of Bach's obsessions. Bach becomes interested in flying at age 17 and devotes a large part of his life to it.

A biplane is most commonly identified as the plane flown by the Wright Brothers in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. There are two sets of wings, one set below the cockpit and the other above. The plane tends to have more drag than more modern planes but is preferred by pilots like Bach who have the desire to have a certain amount of control over the plane. Even compared to larger more advanced planes, Bach prefers his bi-planes as it takes more skill in flying and gives him a stronger sense of control.

Bach often comments that flying is such a large part of his life that he cannot conceive being with a woman that does not fly. Leslie Parrish does not...

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