Kim Atienza, also known as Kuya Kim, took to social media on Monday, July 15, to congratulate his son for earning his first-ever “pilot wings."
Jose, the eldest among his three children with wife Felicity Atienza, was recently released for his first solo flight as trainee at Leading Edge International Aviation Academy, Inc. in San Fernando, La Union.
“Congratulations on your wings my PILOT Jose! Mama and I are so proud of you! You are truly a blessing. Always remember
THE pilot, the source of all, as you fly His great skies! I love you dear dear son! Praise Jesus for you!,” wrote Kuya Kim on Instagram.
Close friends of the Atienza family also praised Jose for the feat, including celebrities Isabelle Daza, Vhong Navarro, Amy Perez, and Billy Crawford.
For her part, proud mother Felicity shared a video of Jose’s smooth landing during his first solo flight.
“Solo flight! 8249 (824-niner) has landed. Love you, son [Jose]. Thank you friends for all your prayers,” she said.