Ace pilot encourages air cadets

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Robert 'Scratch' Mitchell, a retired Lieutenant-Colonel served 20 years in CanadaÕs air force looks on during a first aid demonstration by the 848 Royal Roads Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron during their 39th annual Ceremonial Review at Belmont Secondary School in Langford on May 31.

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Former Snowbird and RACF pilot Robert Mitchell inspected a squadron of Westshore air cadets recently, and encouraged them to seize the moment in their journey thought life.

After inspecting the youth the Victoria native took to the microphone and recalled some exhilarating moments of his career, including piloting CF-18s and commanding Canada’s famed aerobatics team.

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