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5 times Prince George said the cutest things

The son of Prince William and Kate Middleton is third in line to the throne

Sophie Hamilton

It's not often that we hear the eldest child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge speak, but when he does, Prince George comes out with the most adorable things.

From comments overheard by royal fans to the young Prince's rare public conversations, some of George's chats are truly memorable.

Here we look back at 5 times Prince George said the sweetest things…

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WATCH: Prince George's cutest moments

Prince George's red arrow comment

Back in 2016, George attended the Royal International Air Tattoo - his very first royal engagement in the UK.

The two-year-old Prince couldn't hide his excitement as he spent time at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire with his proud parents – and came out with the cutest comment.

George was led up the ladder of one of the RAF Aerobatic Team's Red Arrow Hawks by William, and even had the chance to sit in the cockpit. He asked mother Kate: "Mummy, can I fly the Red Arrow now?", with William gently telling him, "Not right now."

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Prince George at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire

When Prince George met Sir David Attenborough

Remember when William and Kate treated their three children to an incredible after-school meeting with Sir David Attenborough?

The famous naturalist, who is good friends with the Queen, came over to the gardens of Kensington Palace to give Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis a history lesson.

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The royal children meet Sir David Attenborough

Sir David gave George a fossil tooth from a giant shark, which proved to be a hit.

"When I was his age, I remember being given fossils by a grown-up, so I thought I would do the same," he said. "[George asked] What it was? How big it was? And so on. He was certainly very interested. He seemed to like it. He is very interested in fossils. She [Charlotte] was too. All three seemed charming."

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The time Prince George called himself Archie!

According to The Sun, a dog walker came across the royal children and their grandmother Carole while they were playing by a stream near the Middleton family home in Berkshire in 2019.

The woman, who did not want to be named, said: "I was asked by a police minder not to take a photo of the children, which I didn't, but George started stroking my dog. Just to be friendly I engaged in a bit of small talk and I asked George what his name was, even though obviously I knew it."

The woman continued: "To my astonishment, he said 'I'm called Archie' with a big smile on his face. I don't know why he calls himself Archie but kids often play with their names and I think it's lovely."

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Prince George with his family at Trooping the Colour in London

Prince George's nickname for his father

In 2018, Duchess Kate revealed the adorable name that her son George calls his dad Prince William. Kate chatted with crowds in Leicester while she visited with William, and talked about her own three children.

According to People, one fan who met the Duchess revealed: "Kate said that William was playing football with the children last night and one of them said, I think it was George, 'Are you playing football tomorrow, Pops?'" So adorable!

When Prince George offered to fly a plane

This story is absolutely adorable!

When Prince George accompanied his parents on a royal visit to Canada in 2016, he made the sweetest comment on board the plane.

After waving at hundreds of well-wishers, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge boarded a seaplane in Victoria, British Columbia where three-year-old George was treated to one last excitement.

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Prince George boarding the plane in Canada

The young royal was invited into the cockpit of the seaplane where he was given the chance - under guidance - to play with some of the controls.

Pilot Shawn Stewart revealed George's passion for flying, telling The Mirror: "After we landed, once the co-pilot got out, George climbed up into the seat and started playing with the controls and pretending he was flying the plane.

"Kate said: 'Where are you going to fly us? Are you going to fly us to Canada?' "And George said: 'No I'm going to fly us to England.' George loved it. He was having fun."

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