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A Japanese film crew films a scene from an aviation-related TV drama called "Ms. Pilot." Monday at the Grand Forks Airport. The city was selected because UND is training pilots for All Nippon Airline, which has some involvement in the show. Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald

Grand Forks, UND showcased in popular Japanese TV drama

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The story of a young woman's dream of becoming a pilot will catapult Grand Forks and UND into the limelight in Japan this fall when they are featured in a popular TV show there.


A film crew of employees of Fuji TV Network in Japan and a Los Angeles-based production company has been filming for the past 10 days in Grand Forks for the one-hour, weekly drama, "Miss Pilot."

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