WATCH: 5-year-old flying an A380 is the stuff of dreams

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Cape Town - As a child, when you dream of something it is only a matter of time before that dream becomes a reality and affirming this is Adam Mohammad Amer.

The little boy has always been fascinated by planes and aviation and dreams of one day becoming a Captain of an A380 Airbus.

Amer captured the world’s attention at just 5 years and 11 months old when a video shared on Facebook went viral with more than 30 million views as he was on board on an Etihad Airways aircraft from Morocco to Abu Dhabi.

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On board, Etihad Airways says the cabin crew noticed that the boy clearly wanted to fly the plane and was passionate about aircraft. They decided to create the opportunity of a lifetime for Amer, by inviting him into the cockpit.