The boy spoke to lots of different pilots and the conversations he had with them were all recorded on tape.
In one chat with a pilot, the boy is heard saying: "JetBlue 171 contact departure." The pilot responds: "Over to departure JetBlue 171, awesome job."
Not at school
This happened when kids in New York were on a week-long break and it's why the boy was with his dad at the airport where he works.
The people who look after airport safety, The Federal Aviation Administration, said; "This behaviour is not acceptable and does not demonstrate the kind of professionalism expected from all FAA employees."