A young and brilliant man identified as Delante Sykes has successfully achieved his childhood dream of becoming a pilot after 11 years of studying.
Delante Sykes had dreams of becoming a pilot since he was a little kid. He shared some beautiful photos of himself being pictured trying to fly an airplane at the age range of 2 years old.
In 2017, he graduated from Ashbrook High School in Gastonia, North Carolina, and immediately got enrolled to study Aviation at the University of North Dakota, United States. By 2020, Delante Skyes graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Aviation Management with a 3.73 GPA and looked forward to flying.
He enrolled for Pilot training at the University of North Dakota from 2020 to 2022 until he became a Stage Check Pilot.
Shortly after the completion of his required qualifications at the university, Delante Skyes got selected in the 1st round of the airline draft by American Airlines.
His Father, Valentino Skyes shared his proud dad moment on Facebook. “Proud Dad Moment Alert. My son was selected in the 1st round of the airline draft by American Airlines. He was drafted as an First Officer.
Last week he took to the skies flying passengers around the country. Congrats First Officer Delante ”The Durag Pilot” Sykes,” Valentino wrote on Facebook. Taking to LinkedIn, Delante narrated that his journey has been on for 11 years and his dream is finally coming to pass.
“After 11 years of prayer, planning, & perseverance, my dreams have become my reality. “Let me reintroduce myself: F.O. Delante’ “The Durag Pilot” Sykes 👨🏾✈️ “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.””
Joshua 1:9 NKJV.