• Kim Atienza was a picture of a proud dad as he takes his first flight with his son Jose
  • Jose became a licensed pilot at the age of 17
  • Kuya Kim felt so emotional and proud of his son’s achievement

Kim Atienza is one proud father as he rode his first plane flight with his son as the pilot.

Image by Kim Atienza via Instagram

On Instagram, Kuya Kim shared photos and a video clip of their memorable flight. His son Jose flew a small plane up the skies of San Fernando, La Union. The proud dad said, “First flight with Jose as my pilot. Mama and I shall forever be the wind beneath your wings son!”

To add to Kuya Kim’s pride was that Jose became a certified pilot at the age of 17 and trained under the Leading Edge Aviation Academy. He said, “Jose is grade 12. He flew solo this year when he was 16 and got his license at 17.”

Early this July when Jose received his license as a pilot. Kuya Kim was also brimming with pride. He also shared his son’s achievement on Instagram and wrote, “Congratulations on your wings my PILOT Jose! Mama and I are so proud of you! You are truly a blessing.”

Kuya Kim also reminded his son to give thanks to Jesus for their joy and success. He said, “Always remember THE pilot, the source of all, as you fly His great skies! I love you dear dear son! Praise Jesus for you!”

Image by Kim Atienza via Instagram

In another separate post, the proud dad went a bit nostalgic as he shared a photo of a young Jose playing with a toy airplane beside Jose now a pilot.

He got a bit emotional and wrote, “I’m still stoked. I can’t believe my little boy is now a pilot. Sorry for the humblebrag my friends but papa just can’t help it.”

And we fully understand that, Kuya Kim!

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