"Planes carries the clear suggestion that airplanes have sex. ... With children being naturally curious, parents should prepare themselves by studying the schematics for assorted aircraft. There are bound to be some awkward questions about the birds and the bees and the flying machines." - Neil Genzlinger's New York Times review of Planes.
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