Mandy Moore celebrates her father’s last flight as a pilot following a 42-year-long career

Mandy Moore shared a heartwarming snap of her father Donald Moore as they celebrates his last flight as an American Airlines pilot before his retirement.

The TV star posted a series of snaps plus a thoughtful caption in honor of her father’s the last flight in her father’s 42 years as a pilot.

Mandy, 37, wrote: ‘My dad, Captain Don, is on his last flight as an @americanairlines captain. It’s the end of an era for our family.’

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Happy: Mandy Moore shared a heartwarming snap of her father Donald Moore as they celebrates his last flight as an American Airlines pilot before his retirement. The TV star posted a series of snaps plus a thoughtful caption in honor of her father’s the last flight in her father’s 42 years as a pilot

Adding: ‘After 42 years at the company, he’s reached the mandatory retirement age (65) and he’s saying goodbye to a career that he always claimed felt more like a hobby.’ 

Mandy continued: ‘To have spent 2/3 of your life at one job: to have raised 3 children and made a living doing something you’re so deeply passionate about is an absolute gift. I hope you’re proud, Dad… because there so many of us who sure are celebrating this milestone.’

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‘Can’t wait for your next chapter and all of the unfiltered Grandpa time Gus is about to experience!!! WE LOVE YOU!!!’

Gus, 10 months, is Mandy’s son with husband Taylor Goldsmith; they welcomed August ‘Gus’ Harrison on February 20, 2021. 

Yum! Another image showcased the delicious looking cake she got for her dad, which featured an American Airlines mini plane and two cute signs that read: ‘We’ll miss you’ and ‘The legend has retired’

Family: Mandy shared a snap in the cockpit with her dad as well as a photo of him with and also her husband Taylor

Mandy shared a snap in the cockpit with her dad as well as a photo of him with and also her husband Taylor.

There was also a sweet throwback snap of Don in the slideshow. 

Another image showcased the delicious looking cake she got for her dad, which featured an American Airlines mini plane and two cute signs that read: ‘We’ll miss you’ and ‘The legend has retired.’

Mandy’s parents Don and Stacy divorced when the star was 23; Stacy left him for a woman.

Blast from the past: There was also a sweet throwback snap of Don in the slideshow

Mandy spoke out about her mom and her brothers Scott and Kyle, who are both gay, in 2017: ‘Nobody is hiding who they are. There are no secrets in our lives. I love and support my mom and my brothers with my whole heart. And nothing makes me happier than seeing anybody live their authentic self, and to choose love. If anyone can find love, I support it, I salute you and I celebrate that,’ she told People at the time.

Mandy tied the knot with Taylor in November 2018 after an almost two year long engagement.

Taylor is a singer/songwriter for the band Dawes, as well as the lead guitarist.

Many was previously married to Ryan Adams; they wed in 2009 and finalized their divorce in 2016, 

So adorable: Gus, 10 months, is Mandy’s son with husband Taylor Goldsmith; they welcomed August ‘Gus’ Harrison on February 20, 2021

 Love: Mandy tied the knot with Taylor in November 2018 after an almost two year long engagement