Father and daughter pilots fly plane together for the first time
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A father and daughter have achieved their dream by piloting a flight together.
The pair said it was an experience they would ‘cherish’ forever.
Becky followed in her father’s footsteps and completed the airline's pilot apprentice scheme.
After she completed her training, Becky has been on more than 170 flights to destinations across Europe.
While her father, Mr Morgan, became a pilot in 2016 and has since been promoted to captain after completing his command upgrade.
He said his daughter was ‘inspired by him’ and realised her dream of dominating the sky after witnessing him become a pilot.
“It was fantastic to operate a flight with my daughter, Becky,” Mr Morgan said of the experience to EssexLive.
“We finally had the opportunity to fly together on a full flight from London Stansted to Tenerife which was not only a great day out for customers but also a momentous day for us."
He added: “I’ve always encouraged Becky to follow her passion when it comes to her career.
“Naturally, when I began my flight training Becky also took an interest, so when she announced she wanted to pursue a career in aviation as a pilot, I was over the moon.”
The pair is hoping to fly again together soon.
Similarly, last year, a brother and sister duo from SouthWest Airlines flew six legs together and even saw a shooting star.
Greg and Jennifer Easton had dreamed of being pilots since they were young.
They saw their father work as an electrical engineer at Boeing and he tinkered with aircraft for more than four decades, as per Simple Flying.
"As kids, my parents would drive to Vista Del Mar so we could see the airplanes from LAX take off and land while sitting in our station wagon. Our dad's last airplane was the C-17 which we also got to see some of the proving runs,” Jennifer said.
She added that flying with her brother was finally a ‘dream’ come true.
"I always hoped we could retire from the same airline, and it seems that this might eventually come true too,” she continued.
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