This 4-year-old is learning how to fly a plane and it’s adorable

Footage of this 4-year-old learning how to fly a plane is going viral, and for good reason.

by | Published on 31st Jul 2023

This four-year-old boy is already well on route to achieving his dream of flying a plane.

Julio, who goes by Mini Piloto de Avião (Portuguese for Mini Airplane Pilot), has been documenting his quest to learn how to fly and melting everyone’s hearts in the process. 

Footage of the Brazilian boy getting aircraft ready has been making waves online, he’s even amassed an impressive 53.8K followers on his Instagram page.

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His dad Juliano is a commercial pilot himself and has taught his son everything he knows.

The video of the father-son bonding shows the little one conducting a full pre-flight inspection, helping to check the fuel and getting acquainted with all the switches and features on the controller board.

And of course, Julio even wears a child-sized pilot’s uniform to match his dad’s.

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Alongside his videos, Julio’s family writes little inspirational messages too.

“Don’t be better than anyone, just be different and fight for your goals,” they say.

The comments pouring in on the boy’s video all say the same thing: This kid is destined for big things.

“Wish I had this start on life I hope you do big things, little guy, happy for you,” one said.

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Another comment pointed out how switched on Julio is for his age, saying “that’s pretty impressive”.

“When I was four years old, I was still trying to figure out how to tie my shoes,” they said.

“Wow what an awesome Dad!! He’s going to be a brilliant pilot,” another shared.

We can’t wait to see what this pilot prodigy does next!



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