16-year-old student pilot, inspired everyone and flies with medical supplies to rural hospitals - GazeFeed


16-year-old student pilot, inspired everyone and flies with medical supplies to rural hospitals - GazeFeed


This young pilot inspired everyone by volunteering himself to fly in rural hospitals to deliver medical supplies and it went viral! While everyone's busy watching YouTube videos online, vlogs and playing games at home, this brave student pilot made a change for everyone! 


TJ Kim is a student-pilot who's working on his craft to gain his "student pilot's certificate". Although he's still 16, many people are saying that he has a long way to go, but this brave young man proved to everyone that he has something that other cannot do. He is eligible and certified to fly cross-country flights and used this means to help others, especially those individuals who are fighting against the pandemic! 

He found his mission in life when he heard the news there are some hospitals located in rural areas are not getting any medical supplies due to its location. TJ Kim decided to fly to these areas and volunteer to deliver medical supplies. 


The called their operation as "Operation SOS" which basically means, "supplies over skies". Kim's team would get in touch with these small hospitals and monitor the supplies that they need. The father of Kim on the other hand will also contact those individuals or group of people who's willing to donate. And they Kim and his flight instructor will fly together with the medical supplies using a small Cessna plane.


"We hop in the plane and we go. Flying is the easiest part. Collecting supplies is what makes the process a week long." Kim said after the day they delivered the supplies. 

"My flight instructor makes me chart things the old school way. We have to set benchmarks, set course headings, calculate adjustments for winds." Kim added. 



His story truly inspired everyone! Young with a brave and kind heart! 

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