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Mom Ends Up Being The Only Passenger On Her Son’s Flight After A 7-Hour Delay, Gets A Private Flight
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Mom Ends Up Being The Only Passenger On Her Son’s Flight After A 7-Hour Delay, Gets A Private Flight

Aren’t moms just the best? They tend to you when you’re sick as a kid, read a bedtime story and rock until you fall asleep, blow on your wounded knee after just another fall and keep supporting your craziest dreams no matter what. It seems inspiring us is their superpower. But how else could it be when the strongest power source known to humans belong to them. And yes, as cheesy as it gets, I will say it’s unconditional love. And we have Ryan McCormick’s story to prove it as his mom was the only passenger left waiting after long hours for the plane he was supposed to pilot. Scroll down for the whole story!

More info: Ryan McCormick

This Is Ryan McCormick – a commercial aircraft pilot

After flying on TWA plane as a kid, Ryan started dreaming about becoming a pilot. Having full support from his family, he pursued his dream and after long years of studying is now a Captain at PSA Airlines.

He shared a heart-warming message on Facebook after a recent flight

Explaining how his mom ended up being the only passenger on his flight

She was the only one left waiting for the scheduled flight after a 7-hour delay

Knowing, her son was to pilot the plane she’s waiting or, she didn’t have the heart to opt out for an earlier flight like every single other passsenger on her plane did.

The decision turned the flight into a private-jet kind of experience for the lady

Who apparently is a retired Captain herself

Who always supported her son following her footsteps

No wonder his social media accounts are full of appraisal for such a supportive mom. This picture was shared on Instagram with a cheeky little message, saying “Hey look Ma, I made it”.

Ryan always had his father’s support as well

His dad didn’t miss the opportunity to be on board for his son’s flight as well. What support! Especially having in mind a common worry parents have about their kids driving. And this is a plane we are talking about!

And sure had to take his girlfriend to work as well as soon as he had a chance

We have no idea how he stays out of trouble for taking his family to the cockpit but there’s no surprise his girlfriend didn’t miss out on the opportunity to pose for a picture on board this aviation geek’s plane.

Even the best pilots need some assistance

Not only humans keep him company at work. Sometimes very adorable good boys join him as well.

And he sure has some impawsibly cute support

How can you even tell him to keep his hands on the wheel if they are occupied with something so precious as this little pup.

The Internet was sure amused by Ryan’s story

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hobbitly
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3 years ago

What a waste of fuel.

Parmeisan
Community Member
3 years ago

I expect he would have had to fly it anyway, so as to be in the right city for work the next day.

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Diver Driver
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3 years ago

Great Story but pic are out of sequence... or he got demoted and promoted from pilot to 2nd officer and back again. :) Just saying by his stripes on epaulet.

Marc
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3 years ago

While it's a nice story, flying an empty airplane from an ecological point of view should be a big no! Airplanes are responsible for a lot CO2 emissions and flying an empty airplane doesn't help with that. Just my opinion of course.

Diver Driver
Community Member
3 years ago

No doubt but probably had to re-position the plane due to following days bookings.

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hobbitly
Community Member
3 years ago

What a waste of fuel.

Parmeisan
Community Member
3 years ago

I expect he would have had to fly it anyway, so as to be in the right city for work the next day.

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Diver Driver
Community Member
3 years ago

Great Story but pic are out of sequence... or he got demoted and promoted from pilot to 2nd officer and back again. :) Just saying by his stripes on epaulet.

Marc
Community Member
3 years ago

While it's a nice story, flying an empty airplane from an ecological point of view should be a big no! Airplanes are responsible for a lot CO2 emissions and flying an empty airplane doesn't help with that. Just my opinion of course.

Diver Driver
Community Member
3 years ago

No doubt but probably had to re-position the plane due to following days bookings.

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